Jane Smiley

Jane Smiley

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Lucky (Standalone) was the most recently released book by Jane Smiley, on April 23rd, 2024.

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Jane Smiley Stats: The highest rated book by Jane Smiley on Book Notification is Perestroika in Paris, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is A Thousand Acres, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Jane Smiley on Book Notification is A Thousand Acres, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Some Luck (Last Hundred Years: A Family Saga #1).

Below is a complete list of Jane Smiley books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Ellen and Ned Books in Publication Order

List of Horses Of Oak Valley Ranch Books in Publication Order

List of Last Hundred Years: A Family Saga Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1980
2
1981
3
1984
4
1988
5
7.51991
6
101995
7
1998
8
1999
9
2003
10
2007
11
2010
12
102016
13
8.72020
14
82022
15
2024

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1200
2
1987
3
2002
4
2004
5
2005
6
2008
7
2010
8
2014
9
2019
10
2023

List of Penguin Lives Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1960
2
Mao Zedong: A Life (By: Jonathan D. Spence)
1999
3
Mozart: A Life (By: Peter Gay)
1999
4
1999
5
1999
6
1999
7
1999
8
2000
9
Virginia Woolf (By: Nigel Nicolson)
2000
10
Woodrow Wilson (By: Louis Auchincloss)
2000
11
Herman Melville (By: Elizabeth Hardwick)
2000
12
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life (By: Sherwin B. Nuland)
2000
13
Dante (By: R.W.B. Lewis)
2001
14
2001
15
2001
16
Simone Weil (By: Francine du Plessix Gray)
2001
17
Andy Warhol: A Biography (By: Wayne Koestenbaum)
2001
18
Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life (By: Marshall Frady)
2001
19
2002
20
2002
21
2002
22
2002
23
2002
24
2003
25
2003
26
Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life (By: Ada Louise Huxtable)
2004
27
2004
28
2006
29
2007
30
Joan of Arc (By: Mary Gordon)
2008
31
Martin Luther (By: Martin E. Marty)
2008
32
Branch Rickey: A Life (By: Jimmy Breslin)
2011
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List of Warmer Collection Books in Publication Order

List of Jane Smiley Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1990
2
1994
3
1995
4
2000
5
2000
6
2001
7
2005
8
2005
9
2007
10
2009
11
2021
12
2021
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Jane Smiley: Biography

Jane Smiley was born on September 26th, 1949 and is currently 74 years old. Jane Smiley was born in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Jane Smiley is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 15 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1980 with the novel Barn Blind. The most recently released novel was Lucky which was released in 2024. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Jane at this time.

Jane Smiley has also written the Non-Fiction Books series which has 10 books including The Sagas of Icelanders and Catskill Crafts: Artisans of the Catskill Mountains .

Jane Smiley: Awards & Accolades

Smiley's book, The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton won the Spur Awards, Novel of the West, in 1999.

Jane Smiley books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Ordinary Love and Good Will: Two Novellas was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Fiction, in 1990. A Thousand Acres was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Fiction, in 1992. Horse Heaven was nominated for the Women's Prize, For Fiction, in 2001. Some Luck was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Historical Fiction, in 2014. Twenty Yawns was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books, in 2016.

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Jane Smiley: F.A.Q

When was Jane Smiley Born? How old is Jane Smiley?

Jane Smiley was born on September 26th, 1949. Jane Smiley is currently 74 years old.

Where was Jane Smiley Born?

Jane Smiley was born in Los Angeles, California, USA and is American.

What book awards has Jane Smiley won?

Smiley's book, The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton won the award Spur Awards, Novel of the West, in 1999.

What was the first book Jane Smiley wrote?

The first novel written by Jane Smiley was The Sagas of Icelanders, published in 1200.

What was the most recent book Jane Smiley wrote?

Her most recently released work was Lucky on April 23rd, 2024.

Will there be any more books by Jane Smiley?

Jane Smiley does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Jane Smiley written?

Jane Smiley has written 40 books across 10 series.
  • 3 books in the Ellen and Ned Series
  • 5 books in the Horses Of Oak Valley Ranch Series
  • 3 books in the Last Hundred Years: A Family Saga Series
  • 15 Standalone Novels
  • 1 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 2 Collections
  • 10 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 book in the Penguin Lives Series
  • 1 book in the Warmer Collection Series

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