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ROUNDUP

Cooklandia

From books revealing the secret recipes of Portland's top chefs to essential DIY guides from local cooks, editors from New York to San Francisco are working the 503 area code.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 12/02/2013

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

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 14-17

Green Day takes theater to the suburbs, Margaret Cho slaps you around, and Nine Inch Nails does, well, whatever NIN wants to do. Plus, photos of puppies mid-shake!

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/13/2013

BOOKS & TALKS

A Windfall of Winter Readings

With the sun on its winter-long hiatus and November chock full of literary happenings, what better time to thrown on your peacoat and head out through the night to one of these storytelling events?

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 11/12/2013

MUSIC

Q&A: Norfolk & Western's Adam Selzer

The multitalented musician talks about his new graphic novel, which chronicles a lonely seven-week tour supporting a Christian rock band.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 10/30/2013

NEWS

Library Passport Program Gives Portlanders Statewide Access

Multnomah County Library has joined a statewide exchange, granting Portlanders access to over 100 participating libraries across Oregon

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 10/28/2013

SPOTLIGHT

Local Book Czar Kevin Sampsell Releases Debut Novel

Long a kingpin of the local literary scene, Kevin Sampsell joins the ranks of its novelists with his debut book This is Between Us.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/23/2013

A WONDERFUL GAME

Junot Diaz: An Interview Across the Ages

In honor of the Pulitzer-winning author's reading at Powell's on Oct 21, we turn the tables on Díaz, who is well known for his hidden structures and love of games.

  • By Kit Mauldin
  • Published 10/16/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: Photographer Carli Davidson

A local photographer goes from blogs to book deal with her photos of dogs midshimmy.

  • Published 10/11/2013

BOOKS

Q&A: A.M. Homes

The acclaimed, notoriously dark writer, appearing at Wordstock Saturday, talks about gender inequality in literature, what dick pics say about our sense of self, and why 9/11 made her writing more optimistic.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/02/2013

BOOKS

Wordstock: A Reader's Digest

Portland's annual literary festival takes over the Oregon Convention Center Oct 3–6. Peruse our abridged schedule for the fest's best-bet writers and talks.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/01/2013

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

BOOKS

Q&A: Karen Karbo on Julia Child

The Portland writer dishes on her new book about the French-cooking queen. She reads a Powell's on Oct 1.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/23/2013

INTERVIEW

Malcolm Gladwell (The Extended Interview)

The best-selling author of The Tipping Point and Blink on his imitators, rooting for the favorite, and becoming Goliath

  • By Taylor Clark
  • Published 09/10/2013

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

CULTURE

Fifty Shades of Gus Van Sant

Portland's gay art-house cinema legend angled to direct the mass-market "mommy porn" movie and lost. Here's what we may have missed.

  • Published 08/01/2013

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

READ EM AND EAT

Foodie Book Events in August

The City of Books is at it again, bringing headlining culinary stars to PDX for another month of book readings and tell-all Q&A sessions.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/16/2013

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the July Issue

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

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/08/2013

BOOKS

Star Wars-Shakespeare Mashup

A Portland author retells George Lucas' epic saga in the Bard’s verse.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 06/27/2013
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