Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean has been a staff writer for the New Yorker since 1992 and has also written for Esquire, Vogue and Rolling Stone. She is the author of five books including the international bestseller The Orchid Thief, the inspiration for the film Adaptation, directed by Spike Jonze and starring Nicholas Cage and Meryl Streep. Susan currently lives in Boston.

Books by Susan Orlean

The Library Book

Published: January 2019

The bestselling author of The Orchid Thief reopens the unsolved mystery of one of the most catastrophic library fires in history and delivers a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution - our libraries.

The Library Book

Published: January 2019

The bestselling author of The Orchid Thief reopens the unsolved mystery of one of the most catastrophic library fires in history and delivers a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution - our libraries.

Rin Tin Tin

Published: June 2013

'Rin Tin Tin is a remarkable book. A wonderfully entertaining account of one of the strangest partnerships in a very strange milieu' John Banville, Guardian

Rin Tin Tin

Published: February 2012

'He believed the dog was immortal.' So begins Susan Orlean's sweeping, powerfully moving account of Rin Tin Tin's journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon.

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