Susan Orlean has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992. She is the author of seven books, including Saturday Night, My Kind of Place: Travel Stories from a Woman Who's Been Everywhere, and The Orchid Thief, which was made into the Academy Award–winning film Adaptation. Her most recent book is Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend. She lives with her family and her animals in upstate New York (with occasional stints in Los Angeles and in New York City).
Susan Orlean will be in conversation with Don George. Susan Orlean and Don George are on the faculty of the 21st Annual Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Conference, which takes place August 9-12 at Book Passage. This event is part of the Conference. Tickets are $10.00 for the public, free for conference participants.