Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean is an American journalist and author, best known for her books 'The Orchid Thief' and 'The Library Book'. She has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1992.


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  1. 1. My Kind of Place

    This book is a collection of travel stories that take readers to a variety of fascinating locations around the world. The author's unique perspective and storytelling ability bring each location to life, whether it's a high-stakes poker tournament in Las Vegas, a taxidermy convention, or a small town in Africa. The book explores the peculiarities and charms of each place, focusing not just on the locations themselves, but also on the people who inhabit them. The author's sense of curiosity and adventure is infectious, making this a compelling read for anyone interested in travel and exploration.

    The 8960th Greatest Book of All Time