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Writers Council Picks: Six Recommendations from Jane Smiley

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We're asking members of our Writers Council to recommend six of their favorite reads. Whether new or old, best sellers or hidden gems, grand tomes or quick novellas—these books will definitely be worth your time! Kicking off our recommendations is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley (and don't forget to check out her latest book, Golden Age, part of the The Last Hundred Years Trilogy).

About the Author

Jane Smiley

Jane Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including A Thousand Acres, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and most recently, Golden Age, the concluding volume of The Last Hundred Years trilogy. She is also the author of five works of nonfiction and a series of books for young adults. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she has also received the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature. She lives in Northern California.