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Susan Orlean


Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992. She is the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including THE LIBRARY BOOK, RIN TIN TIN, SATURDAY NIGHT, and THE ORCHID THIEF, which was made into the Academy Award–winning film Adaptation. She lives with her family and her animals in Los Angeles.

Books by Susan Orlean

by Susan Orlean - History, Literature, Nonfiction

Susan Orlean’s bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is “a sheer delight…as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library” (USA TODAY) --- a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries.