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Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean is an American writer whose book The Orchid Thief, which profiled the Florida orchid expert John Laroche, was adapted into a screenplay by Charlie Kaufman and became the cult Spike Jonze film Adaptation. Orlean’s movie-muse career didn’t end … Continue reading

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Daniel Mendelsohn

Daniel Mendelsohn is a prolific writer of essays, criticism, and books, including the memoir The Elusive Embrace, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 1999 and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year, and the international … Continue reading

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Nick Flynn

Nick Flynn has worked as a ship’s captain, an electrician, and a case-worker with homeless adults. His two most recent books, both released in 2011, are a collection of poems, The Captain Asks for a Show of Hands, and a … Continue reading

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Lis Harris

Lis Harris is the author of three books, Holy Days: the World of a Hasidic Family, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; Rules of Engagement; and Tilting at Mills: Green Dreams, Dirty Dealings and the Corporate Freeze. … Continue reading

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Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan is one of the finest American writers working today. Her most recent book, A Visit From the Goon Squad, won the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction, the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and the 2011 … Continue reading

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