Displaying articles 121 - 140 of 182 in total

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A with Ian Doescher about Shakespeare on Star Wars

The author of the Shakespearian mash-up 'Star Wars: Verily A New Hope' answers the question: "Why?" He speaks at Powell’s Cedar Hills on July 2.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 06/27/2013

BOOKS & TALKS

Portland Artists Celebrate Judy Blume

For 'Blumesday,' a bevvy of Portland artists, including China Forbes, Courtenay Hameister, and Laura Gibson, recount their most awkward experiences with the oft-censored writer's books on June 17.

  • By Claire Gordon
  • Published 06/12/2013

FIVE QUESTIONS

What's Wrong With Plastic Surgery?

A Q & A with Eugene's anti-aging author Lauren Kessler

  • By Rachel Rasmussen
  • Published 06/03/2013

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

SUMMER GUIDE

Portland Summer Reading List

We asked best-selling thriller author Chelsea Cain to share her picks, then turned them into haikus to whet your appetite.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 06/02/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

Best Places to Soak Up the Sun—and Stash a Body

Portland's best-selling thriller author Chelsea Cain takes us on a tour of her favorite summer spots, with a few fatalities along the way.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2013

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

BEER BULLETIN

10 Reasons to Read 'Beer Lover's Oregon'

Logan Thompson's new beer guide offers top picks from scores of Oregon breweries—and a great game of “Beer Roulette.”

  • By Branden Andersen
  • Published 05/02/2013

LONG STORY SHORT

Adulting Tips from Kelly Williams Brown

The Oregonian author dishes on her beginner’s guide to adulthood, Adulting: How to Become a Grown-Up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 05/01/2013

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Q&A with Michael Pollan

The biggest name in American food activism and author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, The Botany of Desire, and In Defense of Food discusses his new book, Cooked: a Natural History of Transformation.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/01/2013

READ EM AND EAT

Foodie Book Events in May

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 04/25/2013

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

2013 Oregon Book Awards Madcap Recap

Storm Large is a literary tourist, Cheryl Strayed is Meryl Streep, Larry Colton is an a-hole, and Portland is the winner in the category of colorful literary characters.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/09/2013

IN YOUR BAG

Tour Your Own Town With the Help of the New Book "Walking Portland"

Becky Ohlsen's new book featuring 30 short walking tours of Stumptown debuts at bookstores this week.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/08/2013

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Pulitzer-Nominated Writer Karen Russell

The author of Swamplandia! talks about her new book about lemon-juice sucking vampires in preview of her reading at Powell’s Books Cedar Hills Crossing on April 4.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 04/01/2013

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

GARDENING

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

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
Displaying articles 121 - 140 of 182 in total