Susan Orlean, “The Orchid Thief”

I’d guess more people are familiar with Meryl Streep’s portrayal of Orlean in the movie “Adaptation” than anything else. This is the book Charlie Kaufman was attempting to adapt. Orlean’s New Yorker story about a man with a botched scheme to poach rare orchids from a protected Florida swamp using Seminole tribe members as his […]

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Call for suggestions!

My reading list is insanely long, but I find some books I added months (or even a year) ago don’t really catch my fancy anymore. The list below are books I’m considering reading soon, from reading reviews or the recommendations of friends. Please add any comments about the titles or suggestions for ones to add! […]

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