staff writer for The New Yorker
Susan Orlean appears in the following:
Monday, January 02, 2017
We're talking about your favorite books and the books that have changed your life!
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
For this month's book club, we want to hear from you! Tell us about your favorite books!
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
From the dive bars to museums to easy public transit, writers like Susan Orlean and Leonard's brother Phillip Lopate make the case for why New York's the town for them.
Friday, June 06, 2014
Susan Orlean has made it, by all measures — a staff writer at The New Yorker, she’s written bestsellers and even had one of her books, The Orchid Thief, turned into a Charlie Kaufman ...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Thomas Kinkade, the self-appointed "Painter of Light," died last Friday. In the days since his passing, the debate that surrounded him when he was alive has grown even louder. Was Kin...
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Susan Orlean was on the show to discuss the legacy of dog and movie star Rin Tin Tin. She also revealed, among other things, her love of turkeys!
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Susan Orlean talks about the life and times of Rin Tin Tin, tracing his journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon. Rin Tin Tin: The Life and Legend begins on a battlefield in France during World War I, when an American soldier discovered a newborn German shepherd in the ruins of a bombed-out dog kennel. He took the dog back to California, where he became Hollywood’s number one box office star.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Friday, August 06, 2010
Even after she had seven books to her credit (and was the subject of a movie starring Meryl Streep), Susan Orlean endured a piece of familiar fatherly advice: go to law school, in case writing "didn't work out." Practical but always optimistic, her father came of age during ...
Friday, June 18, 2010
New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean talks about the most influential books in her life, and the Twitter phenomenon she started when she created the #booksthatchangedmyworld hashtag.
Is there a book that changed your world? Whether it's fiction, a picture book or an encyclopedia, tell us what it is and why the book is so important to you.
Friday, April 16, 2010
Some airlines want to start charging for bathrooms and carry-on luggage. What's next? Author and New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean brings us up-to-date on the latest in air travel.
Friday, July 17, 2009
Even after she had seven books to her credit (and was the subject of a movie starring Meryl Streep), Susan Orlean endured a piece of familiar fatherly advice: go to law school, in case writing “didn’t work out.” Practical but always optimistic, her father came of ...