Matthew Weiner will be discussing his new book “Heather, The Totality" with Susan Orlean on Thursday, November 16, 2017, 8pm in Santa Monica. Ticket prices range from $43-$53. Space is extremely limited. We’ll attend the seminar, then meet afterwards for coffee and conversation. For full details on how to attend type $0 in the Name a Fair Price box, then enter your email address. You'll receive a link with full instructions on how to register.
Matthew Weiner has been entertaining audiences for two decades, most recently as writer, creator, executive producer, and director of Mad Men, one of television’s most honored series. He also worked as a writer and executive producer on The Sopranos, along with several comedy series, and made his feature film debut in 2014. Weiner studied at Wesleyan University and earned his MFA from USC School of Cinema and Television.
Susan Orlean is the author of eight books, including The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup; My Kind of Place; Saturday Night; and Lazy Little Loafers. In 1999, she published The Orchid Thief, a narrative about orchid poachers in Florida, which was made into the Academy Award-winning film, Adaptation starring Nicolas Cage and Meryl Streep. Her book, Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, a New York Times Notable book, won the Ohioana Book Award and the Richard Wall Memorial Award. She is currently writing a book about the Los Angeles Public Library, to be published in 2018.
Orlean has been a staff writer for the New Yorker since 1992, covering such subjects as taxidermy, fashion, umbrellas, origami, dogs, and chickens. She previously interviewed T.C. Boyle at Live Talks Los Angeles.
NOTE: I have no association with this event or it’s organizers. I just think this is a good opportunity to hear an exceptional writer/producer interviewed by another great writer, and to network with members who decide to attend the event.
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