Jane Smiley

Author of 16 adult novels, 5 YA novels, 1 picture book & 5 volumes of nonfiction

She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for A Thousand Acres. Her most recent work is a trilogy, The Last Hundred Years, which was published in 2014 and 2015.

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Author Jane Smiley Shares the 4 Books That Changed Her Life

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People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.

- MARCUS AURELIUS

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