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BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Author Sam Lipsyte on "The Fun Parts"

The "novelist of his generation" talks about his bitingly funny new collection of short stories in preview of his Powell's appearance on Mar 13.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 03/07/2013
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BOOKS & TALKS

Dueling Eggheads: Stephen Greenblatt vs. David Eagleman

The two big thinkers fill the Schnitz with their big ideas on consecutive nights. How do they measure up? March 4 & 5.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/28/2013
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BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: "Animal Wise" Author Virginia Morell

Ants vote, birds make art, and elephants grieve. Morell talks about the science of animal minds in preview of her Powell's reading on Feb 27.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/21/2013
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PLANTWISE: BOOK REVIEW & Q&A

Q&A With Amy Stewart, Author of The Drunken Botanist

Q&A with Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist, a jaunt through the history and lore of booze and the plants that make it all possible

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 02/17/2013
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BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Ghostman Author Roger Hobbs

The Reedie scored a book and movie deal for his dark criminal thriller, in addition to his diploma

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 02/13/2013
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ROUNDUP

Roundup: Valentine's Day

Whether you hate the holiday or hate planning dates for the holiday, we've got something you want to do Feb 14.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/06/2013
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BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: George Saunders

In preview of his new book, "Tenth of December," and Powell's talk on Feb. 8, the author speaks about defying categorization and teaching a young Cheryl Strayed.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 02/06/2013
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BOOKS

Q&A: Cheryl Strayed on Dear Abby

"Wild" author and Dear Sugar advice columnist Cheryl Strayed reflects on Dear Abby writer Pauline Phillips, who died this month.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/30/2013
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BOOKS

Expanded Q&A: Jonathan Franzen

The award-winning novelist discusses fame, David Foster Wallace, birding, and his recent essay collection.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/08/2013
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BOOKS

2013 Oregon Book Awards Finalists Announced

Nominees include Cheryl Strayed, Storm Large, and Brian Doyle—twice. Ceremony takes place April 8.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/07/2013
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