Jane S. Smith

Author of In Praise of Chickens

Jane S. Smith is the author of the new book In Praise of Chickens: A Compendium of Wisdom Fair and Fowl, published by Lyons Press. Her previous book, The Garden of Invention: Luther Burbank and the Business of Breeding Plants, published by The Penguin Press, received the Caroline Bancroft Prize for Western American History. She lives in Chicago, where she works in a very small room with a very large window.
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