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Susan Orlean

Book Club

Private Collection

Beloved literary titles, hand-selected from Susan’s personal library.

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Print books, delivered monthly. Starting at $20/month. Space is limited. Book Club starts October 1.

About the Club

Private Collection showcases an intimate array of books from Orlean’s personal library. Each month, you’ll find exquisite writing, unforgettable narratives, and a new lens through which to view the world.

Susan Orlean is a writer of true stories and bestselling books whose bylines have filled the pages of The New YorkerVogueRolling StoneEsquire, and Outside. Her unique literary insights and humor color both her writing and the hidden gems on her reading list.

How it Works

Receive one book each month curated by Susan Orlean and join world-changing conversations about the stories you read.

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A New Book Each Month

Receive a new title every month, chosen by Susan Orlean

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Sent with Exclusive Notes

Read Susan’s insights and personal notes about each book

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To Spark Conversations

Connect with Susan Orlean & readers in our limited-release iOS app

Read with Susan Orlean

Each month, she’ll choose a book to read together that will transport and transform you.

October Selection: Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill

Receive your new book with Susan’s insights

Watch the mailbox for your Literati delivery and prepare for some ravenous reading time.

Books ship in mid-September

Join the conversation in the Literati app

Engage with Susan Orlean as you read each book together. Be the first to experience Literati’s iOS app, coming soon.

App invites roll out in October

Come read through my library, which is packed with the books I love the most. These are books you might have missed but you will never forget.

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