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BOOK REVIEW

Portland Chef Ryan Roadhouse Guest Stars in Questlove’s Wild New Food Book

The famed hip-hop drummer and food explorer reboots the food conversation with Somethingtofoodabout. One of his biggest muses? Nodoguro, PoMo’s Restaurant of the Year 2015. 

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 04/12/2016

INTERVIEW

Q&A with Roger Porter: Eating Words Is a Feast of Reading

A new anthology of food writing, coedited by former Portland food critic Roger J. Porter, is an epic collection of food tales by familiar and surprising writers.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 12/04/2015

DESIGN

Can “Makers” Really Remake the American Economy?

A new book by the founder of ADX argues that a small-scale manufacturing revolution could change everything.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/11/2015

GEAR UP

Hiking Book Combines Research with Great Design

With full-color maps, photographs, and easy directions, Lisa Holmes’s guide has everything you need to plan a summer excursion.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 07/24/2014

BOOKS AND TALKS

6 Things We Learned from Christine McKinley's Physics for Rock Stars

McKinley teaches us how to make the laws of the universe work in our favor in her new book—or, at least explains a thing or two our high school teachers failed to. Book Release Party June 15

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 06/12/2014

THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE

PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

  • By Nathan Tucker, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/27/2014

BEST OF 2013

Turn Up the Heat With Our Favorite Cookbooks Released in 2013

Chefs cranked out some stunning cookbooks this year, with big names Deborah Madison, and Michael Pollan, and a handful of local chefs like Laurie Wolf, Ken Forkish, and John Gorham.

  • Published 12/19/2013

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: Gonzo Reporter Chas Smith

The bad-boy, globe-trotting Oregon-native takes on the sordid, drug-addled surf industry in "Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell." He reads at Powell's on Nov. 25

  • By Ally Bordas
  • Published 11/20/2013

READ

New Guide to the North Cascades Highway

A poet reveals the geological beauty of one of Washington's most scenic drives

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 11/07/2013

NOW READ THIS

Book Review: Cari Luna's 'The Revolution of Every Day'

The recent New York transplant's debut novel explores questions of home and homelessness in the mid-1990s.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 10/01/2013

REVIEW

Book Review: Douglas Lain's 'Billy Moon'

An enchanting magical-realist tale winding through Paris in the radical '60s and Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 09/03/2013

BOOKS

Review: Peter Orner's Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge

The acclaimed writer's new story collection is a brisk but considered celebration of obstinacy. Orner reads at Powell's August 19.

  • By Marco España
  • Published 08/15/2013

CULTUREPHILE

Mitchell S. Jackson's 'The Residue Years'

The local writer's debut novel is a requiem for 1990s Northeast Portland, drugs and all.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/01/2013

BOOKS

Review: 'Happy Talk' by Richard Melo

A rollicking, and occasionally surreal, tale of nurses, surfers, and a film crew in Haiti

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 06/03/2013

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Richard Melo, Author of 'Happy Talk'

The Portland-based novelist chats about local creatives, voodoo, and Texas blizzards.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 05/21/2013

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the May Issue

All the arts and culture-centric stories from Portland Monthly's May issue in one handy place

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/03/2013

BOOKS

Review: Benjamin Percy's 'Red Moon'

The local author's second novel returns to the gothic landscape of the Pacific Northwest to explore themes of terrorism, race, and identity.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 04/12/2013

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Benjamin Percy, Author of 'Red Moon'

The novelist chats about Oregon, our fears, and men with fangs.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 04/10/2013

BOOKS AND TALKS

Review: 'The Next Scott Nadelson'

The Oregon Book Award–winner reads on March 29 from his memoir that balances humor and the pathos of an agonizingly unmoored life.

  • By Corey Fawcett
  • Published 03/26/2013

BOOKS

Review: Monica Drake's 'The Stud Book'

Monica Drake’s second novel fearlessly takes on the subject of parenthood.

  • By Emily Chenoweth
  • Published 03/22/2013
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