Jane Smiley is a novelist and essayist. Her novel A Thousand Acres won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1992, and her novel The All True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton won the 1999 Spur Award for Best Novel of the West. She has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1987. Her novel Horse Heaven was short-listed for the Orange Prize in 2002, and her novel, Private Life, was chosen as one of the best books of 2010 by The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and The Washington Post.
The second novel in the dazzling Last Hundred Years trilogy, from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
janesmileyauthor - 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Pulitzer Prize winners Junot Díaz, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jane Smiley are among 32 writers contributing to a book of letters responding to the election of President Donald Trump.
Edited by Carolina De Robertis, the book will be divided into three sections. "Roots" will explore the historical origins of this time. "Present" will feature letters addressed to contemporary communities. "Seeds" will look ahead to future generations. Other writers will include Karen Joy Fowler, Claire Messud and Lisa See.
janesmileyauthor - 6 days ago
"'This is true, at the least, that no veil of beauty hides the evils from our sight.'"
--from THE GREENLANDERS by Jane Smiley
(Posted by the author's publisher)
janesmileyauthor - one month ago
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janesmileyauthor - 2 months ago
I can't wait to read the other pieces!
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