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Foraging the Streets of Northeast Portland

Rebecca Lerner's new book reveals the food and medicine in our gutters.

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 03/22/2013
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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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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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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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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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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
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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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2012's Best Books

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

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/20/2012
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Q&A: Jonathan Franzen

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

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/17/2012
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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
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Top Picks for Arty Holiday Shopping

There's no more memorable a gift than a piece of art or handmade craft. We round up the top places to find them this season.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/04/2012
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5 Questions with Hop In The Saddle Author Lucy Burningham

One of the authors of Hop in the Saddle: A Guide to Portland's Craft Beer Scene by Bike shares her favorite bits of the book, available now.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 11/26/2012
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Q&A: Peter Ames Carlin on his Bruce Springsteen Bio

Carlin talks about getting unfettered access to Springsteen. Local rock royalty play a tribute concert for the book's launch on Nov. 27.

  • By Kit Mauldin and Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/17/2012
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Slide Show: Treasures from Portland's Boutique Bookstores

The owners of Portland's finest small bookstores share a few of their favorite items for your holiday hunting.

  • Published 11/16/2012
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Portland's New Boutique Bookstores

With the future of the printed page still to be written, some booksellers think big by going small.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/16/2012
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Review: Hop in the Saddle

Like beer? Like bikes? The two come together in a new PDX guide book. Release party tonight.

  • By Meaghan Morawski
  • Published 11/15/2012
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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
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PoMo's Wordstock Guide

We offer up a dozen do-not-miss panels, events, and readings for the annual lit dream fest, Wordstock, this weekend at the Convention Center.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/11/2012
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Fashion News

Pinkham Hats Get Published

Local millinery shines in this glossy new coffee table book featuring the world's top hat makers.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 10/11/2012
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Take Five with Coffee Maven Hanna Neuschwander

The author of Left Coast Roast shares her favorite coffee-centric collaborations, from ice cream to IPA.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/04/2012
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