Susan Orlean tapes Overheard 10/22

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Susan Orlean on October 22, 2011
Susan Orlean on October 22,
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 9:30 AM
Attendees: 1 No Charge

Please join KLRU's Overheard with Evan Smith
for an interview with Susan Orlean.

DATE: October 22, 2011
TIME: 9:30 a.m.; Doors open at 9:15 a.m.
LOCATION: KLRU's Studio 6A (map). 
RSVP: The event is free but an RSVP is required. Please complete the form to the left to RSVP.

Susan Orlean works as an author and staff writer for The New Yorker, exploring topics you never knew you were interested in with the depth of a journalist, the detail of a keen observer and the compassion of an insider. Her book The Orchid Thief became the basis for the movie Adaptation – a story she discussed with Evan when she was a guest on our previous show in 2008. And her other work ranges from the culture of Saturday night to the everyday life of a 10-year-old boy. Her latest book, about orphaned puppy turned canine movie star Rin Tin Tin, marries Orlean’s storytelling with her personal passion for dogs. We thank the Texas Book Festival for bringing Orlean to town.

Join us as Overheard with Evan Smith launches a second season of great conversation with fascinating people, always on the news and always with a sense of humor. The show features in-depth interviews with a mix of guests from politics, the arts, literature, journalism, business, sports and more, and reaches PBS stations from California to Florida. We hope you’ll be there for the second season of this exciting program.Overheard airs on KLRU at 7 p.m. Thursdays and 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Episodes are also available online at