Susan OrleanNonfiction, Essays and Articles
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20050525
New Yorker feature writer Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief and My Kind Of Place: Travel Stories from the Woman Who's Been Everywhere, discusses how she approaches a feature story as a journalist, and why she often remains as much a part of the story as any of her subjects.
Growing up in a Philadelphia apartment above a liquor store, poet Ellen Bass thought her childhood was "the most mundane, pedestrian, unpoetic world you could possibly live in," but after many years and the death of her parents, she finds herself ...
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