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Jane Smiley on What It’s Like to Have Your Book Banned

Earlier this month, Jane Smiley’s A Thousand Acres was banned from the Iowa City Schools. Smiley is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 17 novels, two collections of short fiction, five nonfiction books, and eight books for young adults. She spoke to The Little Hawk, the student newspaper of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-19 09:59:29 UTC ]
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Writing the Historical Mystery Novel: Jane Smiley Explains Her Process

Jane Smiley is a master of plot, with multiple awards for her novels, including the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle award for A Thousand Acres (King Lear as set on an Iowa farm circa 1979). She’s also distilled her years of teaching and cultural criticism into a superb writing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-06 09:53:58 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 5, 2022

The pick of our favorite books coming out this week include new titles by Judith Thurman, Sabrina Imbler, and Jane Smiley. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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10 books to add to your reading list in December

Bethanne Patrick's December standout books include a Gen X caper, a wild adventure tale and surprising new novels from Jane Smiley and Cormac McCarthy. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-12-01 18:52:48 UTC ]
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Jane Smiley's latest? A Gold Rush-era California sex worker mystery

"A Dangerous Business," the latest novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley, follows a brothel worker in Monterey investigating disappearances. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-11-30 14:30:40 UTC ]
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Jane Smiley on Her Writing Process, Beloved Pets, and Writing in Paris

If you love Jane Smiley, this episode is for you. Eve and Julie are joined by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author in an interview that was recorded live for Miami Book Fair 2021. They discuss Jane’s most recent book, Perestroika in Paris, as well as Jane’s writing process, beloved pets, and what... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-23 09:51:41 UTC ]
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Think you know 'Horse Girls'? These writers would like a word

A new anthology offers essays by Jane Smiley, Carmen Maria Machado and many others that explode the popular trope of white, privileged equestrians. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-08-11 13:30:15 UTC ]
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Jane Smiley’s new novel gives voice to her favorite animal, the horse

‘Perestroika in Paris’ may star a talking horse, but it’s a story about humanity, too. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-01 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Iowa City Book Festival Announces Lineup

The lineup this year includes debuts of October releases by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelists Marilynne Robinson and Jane Smiley. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Los Angeles Review of Books' Debuts Preview Site

In the first step of a two-phase launch, the long-awaited Los Angeles Review of Books has debuted its preview site at lareviewofbooks.org with essays and reviews by Ben Ehrenreich, Geoff Nicholson, Jane Smiley, Jefferson Hunter, and Richard Prince. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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