The Equestrian | Jane Smiley

A Word on Words host Mary Laura Philpott talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley about the unconventional structure of THE LAST HUNDRED YEARS trilogy and the appeal of farms as a setting.

Jane Smiley recommends:

THE SPACE BETWEEN US by Thrity Umrigur
HE KNEW HE WAS RIGHT by Anthony Trollope
WHY THE WEST RULES FOR NOW by Ian Morris
GLOBAL CRISIS by Geoffrey Parker
LOVE IN A COLD CLIMATE by Nancy Mitford

Jane Smiley is reading:

THE WAY WE LIVE NOW by Anthony Trollope
CHAMPLAIN’S DREAM by David Hacket Fischer
SPQR by Mary Beard
THE YEAR OF LEAR by James Shapiro
DEAF SENTENCE by David Lodge


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Behind the scene photos

Special thanks to Ellington Agricultural CenterTennessee Department of Agriculture and Nashville Metro Police

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