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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

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

BOOKS

Book Review: Ghostman

An explosive debut crime thriller by 24-year-old recent Reed college alum Roger Hobbs

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 01/24/2013

BOOKS

2012's Best Books

Local lit we gave our stamp of approval to this year.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/20/2012

BOOKS

Book Review: Calling Dr. Laura

Nicole J. Georges's charming graphic memoir follows the search for her father.

  • By Arthur Bradford
  • Published 12/17/2012

Scene and Heard

Review: Sherman Alexie's Blasphemy

The decorated Northwest Native American author visited Portland to read from his new book, Blashphemy; razz Portland hipsters; and generally share his trickster genius.

  • By Kit Mauldin
  • Published 11/07/2012

Book Review

Eight Girls Taking Pictures by Whitney Otto

  • By Corey Fawcett
  • Published 10/16/2012

Book Review

Ironskin by Tina Connolly

A young, poverty-stricken governess alights at a crumbling house on the moors; a haunted man, his strange child, and a horrible mystery await within. Sound like Jane Eyre?

  • By MeiLin Miranda
  • Published 09/21/2012

Book Review

Dora: A Headcase By Lidia Yuknavitch

Oregon author Lidia Yuknavitch utilizes "the scary teenage girl" as a razor-edged scalpel for dissecting what it means to be categorized, typed, and diagnosed.

  • By Roxanne Myslewski
  • Published 08/23/2012

Now Read This

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Portland author Cheryl Strayed finds herself on the Pacific Crest Trail in a new memoir.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 02/23/2012

Read

Handcrafted Images and Words on Modernism

This book is eye candy for anyone who loves modern domesticity. Leslie Williamson captures the intimate interiors of well-known designers in her book: Handcr...

  • By Teri Gelber
  • Published 06/14/2011

Listen/Look/Read

Home Stills book

Home Stills by Bastienne Schmidt is a beautiful photographic look at suburban solitude well worth a place on any bookshelf.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 04/01/2011

Now Read This

Lean on Pete

Willy Vlautin's latest tale finds its 15-year-old protagonist searching for a family connection at Portland Meadows.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/16/2010

WE LIKED IT…

Wild Beauty: Photographs of the Columbia River Gorge, 1867-1957

Local Book Review

  • By Lucas Bradley-Kelly
  • Published 05/19/2009

WINTER READING

"Calendar Girl, Arrested. Freed"

The winner of this year's Wordstock short-fiction contest is the story of an infatuated reporter and a mysterious girl who lives in a mall.

  • By Kurt Rheinheimer
  • Published 05/19/2009

Good Reads

Book Smarts

So you call yourself a Portlander? Not unless you own a dog-eared copy of every one of these classic titles.

  • By Christian DeBenedetti
  • Published 05/19/2009
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