Jane Smiley
Jane Smiley

Jane Smiley is the author of many novels and essays. She lives in California.

Politics
Nov. 4 2004 6:24 PMWhy Americans Hate Democrats—A DialogueThe unteachable ignorance of the red states.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.