Jane Smiley on Comfort Reading Anthony Trollope

February 10, 2021 | 1 book mentioned

At the Guardian, Jane Smiley discusses the author she turns to when she needs something comfortable and reassuring: Anthony Trollope. “No matter what I’m reading or rereading,” Smiley says, “I am intrigued and reassured by Trollope’s insights into the minds of both men and women, as well as the undercurrent of good humour that runs through all the books (including one of my favourites, He Knew He Was Right).”

is a writer and illustrator. She is the author of two illustrated books, Last Night's Reading (Penguin Books, 2015) and Sanpaku (Archaia 2018).

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