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The bestselling author of The Orchid Thief, which was made into an Academy Award–winning film Adaptation, Susan Orlean returns with another thrilling saga, The Library Book. In re-examining the unsolved mystery of the Los Angeles Public Library’s 1986 arson fire, Susan delivers a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution. The author and New Yorker staff writer sits down with Jennifer Byrne to discuss the bestselling novel that showcases her signature wit, insight and compassion.

Supported by the City of Sydney.

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  • Interviewer
    Jennifer Byrne
    Susan Orlean