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Book Club: Private Collection

Susan Orlean

Writer of true stories and bestselling books whose bylines have graced the pages of The New Yorker, Vogue, Rolling Stone, and more.

Flexible monthly plans available.

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Private Collection

Susan’s Book Selections

An intriguing, literary blend of stories for people who love language and simply love to read.

Private Collection showcases an array of books from Orlean’s personal library. Explore heartfelt stories about identity, historical fiction, and creative nonfiction—together. You can expect to read exquisite writing and unforgettable narratives that you won’t want to put down.

  • Fiction
  • Literary
  • Experimental
  • Lyrical Prose
  • Historical
  • Complex
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Access to all Literati book clubs
New book recommendations each month
Active in-app discussions with thoughtful readers
Exclusive invites to author Q&As
Members-only pricing on any book
One curated book, delivered monthly
Exclusive printed content with each book

Experience book clubs like no other.

  • Get your monthly read delivered to your door.
  • Unlimited access to all book clubs and events.
  • Switch book clubs whenever you want.

Starting at $22/month

Billed annually. Flexible plans also available.

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