Jeremy N. Smith is the author of Breaking and Entering (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019), about an extraordinary female hacker and the birth of the information insecurity age; Epic Measures (HarperCollins, 2015), about the origins and impact of the largest study of human health ever undertaken; and Growing a Garden City, (Skyhorse, 2011), about building community through local food, farms, and gardens. He has written for the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, The Atlantic, and Discover, among many other publications. Born and raised in Evanston, Illinois, he is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Montana. He lives in Missoula, Montana, with his wife and daughter.

Other Works

  • Epic Measures

  • Growing a Garden City


Awards and Recognition

  • Barnes & Noble Editor’s Recommendation (Epic Measures)
  • iBooks Best Books of 2015 (Epic Measures)
  • Amazon #1 Best Seller in Medicine (Epic Measures)
  • Booklist Top 10 Books on the Environment for 2011 (Growing a Garden City)