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Review: The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters With Extraordinary People

User Review  - Suzanne - Goodreads

I got to page 167. I have been chipping away at this for a very, very long time, wondering why I couldn't get through it. I still don't know, but I'm throwing in the towel. It can't be Susan Orleans ... Read full review

Review: The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters With Extraordinary People

User Review  - Lucinda Franks - Goodreads

Wonderful amusing portraits on silk - delicately and ironically crafted. Great read. Read full review

Review: The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters With Extraordinary People

User Review  - t-rex - Goodreads

So dated. Read full review

Review: The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters With Extraordinary People

User Review  - Kaitlyn Barrett - Goodreads

Sharp, funny, observant portraits of interesting people and people we find interesting because of the way Orlean portrays them. Orlean writes dry, amusing verbal caricatures with a keen eye for detail ... Read full review

Review: The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters With Extraordinary People

User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

"As far as magazine journalists go, I'm a big fan of the witty and hyper-aware Susan Orlean. Her 1999 piece on famously awful girl group The Shaggs is one of my all time faves, a beautifully observed ... Read full review

Review: The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters With Extraordinary People

User Review  - Tgill - Goodreads

If they allowed half stars I would give this a 3.5. Because its a collection of features the quality and level of interest I have for each piece can vary. But overall a great look into interesting ... Read full review

Review: The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters With Extraordinary People

User Review  - Kat Hagedorn - Goodreads

http://tinyurl.com/9rvcb47 My brother gave me this book years ago, long before I'd understood that Susan Orlean was and should always be a household name. Then I saw her speak at the 2011 Miami Book ... Read full review

Review: The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters With Extraordinary People

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

It was fun and startling to read adult-viewpoint stories about Marky Mark and Tiffany, who were famous when I was a kid, because the way they were depicted was so different from their personas in ... Read full review

Review: The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters With Extraordinary People

User Review  - Nora - Goodreads

I wanted to read something by Susan Orlean and I kind of wish I had picked The Orchid Thief instead. I mean, if you put a picture of yourself dressed as a bullfighter on the cover of your book, you ... Read full review

Review: The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup: My Encounters With Extraordinary People

User Review  - Mark Mikula - Goodreads

Susan Orlean presents stories of a range of colorful celebrities and everyday citizens in biographies that ran in a number of periodicals, most notably The New Yorker, where she was a staff writer at ... Read full review


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