Author Jane Smiley discusses her book Ten Days in The Hills.
The Pulitzer Prize winner for A Thousand Acres is back with an amazing new novel about relationships, and the many joys, pains and complications they can bring. Smiley has written for the world's top magazines, including Vogue, The New Yorker, Harpers, The Nation, The New York Times Magazine, Slate, The Huffington Post, and others.
Come hear what she has to say about the current presidential campaign, the state of the US, and many other topics- The Commonwealth Club of California
Jane Smiley is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres and more than ten other works of fiction, as well as three works of nonfiction, including a critically acclaimed biography of Charles Dickens. In 2001 she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Janice Wright has been in Bay Area broadcasting for over 20 years, as a news anchor and reporter. A Los Angeles native, she got her first news job in San Jose, after doing an internship program for the San Jose State University Broadcast Journalism program. She also met her husband of 19 years while covering a story in San Jose, fellow KCBS news reporter Mike Sugerman.