Jane Smiley (born September 26, 1949) is an American novelist.
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(L-R) Writers Jane Smiley, Tina Brown and Andrey Kurkov speak at the 2009 Man Booker International Prize reception at The New York Public Library. Members of the public will be able to choose the winner of the 2010 prize via the award's website and the overall winner will be announced on May 19.
November 29, 2013 Ronald Frame's fast-moving new novel makes use of the eccentric Miss Havisham from Great Expectations, but the first two-thirds of it is much more Trollopian than Dickensian. Right from the start, Catherine Havisham suggests she was
Ruth Ozeki's recent novel, the 2013 Man Booker-shortlisted A Tale For the Time Being, is best described as a hybrid: a fictional masterpiece with footnotes and appendices like a research paper; a colorful scrawl of inventive creativity marked by
Her new husband is Rhodesian, and she has to explain a little history, The country's white farmers, isolated and not well protected, were targeted by the so-called freedom fighters...After the negotiated peace of 1980, the election of Robert Mugabe,
I remember Jane Smiley saying that if you go to the beach and chase waves breaking on the sand, you'll never precisely match them coming in and out, step for step—so, like reading trends, why try? As a writer, you stand your ground and, ...
July (3). June (2). April (3). February (1). January (2). 2011 (55). October (2). September (5). August (5). July (7). June (13). May (23). I am currently reading . . . 13 Ways of Looking at the Novel by Jane Smiley. Shirley You Jest! Book Awards&
Internationally known authors Isabel Allende, Brad Meltzer, Katherine Paterson, Jane Smiley, David Remnick, Scott Turow and Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk will be among more than 70 writers headlining the 10th annual National Book ...
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