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On Animals

Susan Orlean is such a virtuoso of unexpected joys and delights that she can make even the story of a lost dog read like a thriller.

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Review of ‘On Animals’

“Well, for heaven’s sake, Susie,” Susan Orlean’s mother once told her. “You and your animals.”

Orlean has garnered well-earned acclaim writing about a slew of unlikely subjects, including orchid lovers, libraries, Saturday nights and more. However, she writes, “somehow or other, in whatever kind of life I happened to be leading, animals have always been…

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