Guest Picks: Susan Orlean
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!
What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?
“The Killing” (on TV); “War Horse” (theater); State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett.
What are you listening to right now?
Mumford and Sons; Adele; Hank Dogs; Laura Marling; Joe Strummer.
What’s the last great book you read?
The Eye in the Door, by Pat Barker—brilliant novel set in World War I.
What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
Congolese music! Turkeys!
What’s your favorite comfort food?
Graham crackers and milk.