Susan Orlean to interview Erica Jong at Live Talks LA, Oct 30

Susan Orlean

We are excited to share that  Susan Orlean will interview Erica Jong at our Live Talks Los Angeles event on October 30th (Moss Theatre, Santa Monica). The occasion is the 4oth anniversary of Erica Jong’s novel, Fear of Flying.  Ticket info here.

Susan Orlean is author of Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend  and The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession. Orlean is fascinated by American stories of every stripe. From Rin Tin Tin, the orphaned German shepherd who became a silent film star in the 1920’s, to John Laroche, the convicted felon who slinks through the swamps of southern Florida looking for rare orchids, Orlean has an eye for the moving, the hilarious, and the surprising. She has written for The Boston Globe,VogueRolling StoneEsquireOutside, and The New Yorker, and has edited both Best American Essays and Best American Travel Writing. Orlean’s writing has inspired two films, including Adaptation, the Academy Award-winning film directed by Spike Jonze and starring Meryl Streep. Orlean lectures on Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, her encounters with extraordinary people, her experiences traveling the world, the value of ignorance, and women and the media.