- Rin Tin Tin: The life and the legend
Author Susan Orlean tells the powerful story of Rin Tin Tin, the world's most famous dog. She follows Rinty's journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon and joins us to discuss her newest book.9:06 a.m.
Susan Orlean: staff writer for The New Yorker since 1992, and has contributed articles to Vogue, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and Outside. She is the author of several books, including The Orchid Thief.
- Inspirational literary characters
Who are the literary characters who inspired you the most? What were some of your favorite books of 2011? We talk to two book critics about the year in books, and what to look forward to in 2012.10:06 a.m.
Ron Charles: deputy editor of The Washington Post's Book World.
Marjorie Kehe: book editor for the Christian Science Monitor. She also writes the Monitor's Chapter & Verse Blog.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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