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BOOKS AND TALKS

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

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

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

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

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

BOOKS

2012's Best Books

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

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

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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

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

THE GIFT OF ART

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

READ EM AND EAT

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

BOOKS

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

Slideshow

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

CULTUREPHILE

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

Books

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

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

get jiggy with lit

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

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

BEST OF PDX

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

5 MINUTES WITH

Adrienne Barbeau

Her 45-year career has taken her from Broadway to primetime television, where she starred as a divorced mom on Norman Lear’s acclaimed 1970s sitcom _Maude_. But Adrienne Barbeau will forever be known as a fan-boy sex symbol thanks to her bold, buxom roles

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 07/24/2012

kasher if you can

Interview: Moshe Kasher

Stand up comic Kasher tells writer Alyssa Jaffer how to survive some of his life’s craziest scenarios in preview of his new book, Kasher in the Rye, ou...

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/27/2012
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