Books Early Warning by Jane Smiley Hardcover, 475 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleEarly WarningAuthorJane Smiley Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Follows the Langdon family from the author's best-selling novel Some Luck as they navigate the ups and downs of mid-century America. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres. Genres: Fiction Awards and Recognition 4 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List Also by Jane Smiley The Man Who Invented the Computer Charles Dickens Ten Days in the Hills Some Luck Private Life See More Books Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Early Warning Review Book Reviews What Luck! 'Early Warning' Continues Smiley's Farm Family Saga April 28, 2015 Readers eager to catch up with the Iowa farming family Jane Smiley introduced in Some Luck will enjoy the latest installment, which follows the five children off the farm and into the postwar era.