Listening to Susan Orlean

The great narrative nonfiction writer, Susan Orlean, talks about writing, ideas, storytelling, etc. The author of The Orchid Thief and Rin Tin Tin: The Life and Legend, she’s also written¬†countless memorable articles, including the much-anthologized “The American Man At Age Ten” (in Esquire) and “Life’s Swell,” her Outside magazine¬†feature on a group of young surfer girls in Maui that was adapted into the film, Blue Crush.