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.

11/17/2012 Edited by Aaron Scott By Kit Mauldin

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.

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.

11/16/2012 By Aaron Scott

Books

Review: Hop in the Saddle

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

11/15/2012 By Meaghan Morawski

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.

11/07/2012 By Kit Mauldin

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.

10/11/2012 By Aaron Scott

Fashion News

Pinkham Hats Get Published

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

10/11/2012 By Eden Dawn

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.

09/04/2012 By Allison Jones

Art Stars

Meet Your Makers

The members of our favorite local rock band, Blitzen Trapper. Meet the newest stars of stage, screen, and sculpture.

07/24/2012 By Martha Calhoon, John Chandler, and Bart Blasengame

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

07/24/2012 By John Chandler

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...

03/27/2012 By Aaron Scott

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.

02/23/2012 By Brian Barker

bedroom sleuthing

Sex Talks + Q&A with Arianne Cohen

Hate Valentine’s? Go to these three talks to learn to love love again (or at least sex). Plus, the author of The Sex Diaries Project talks with us abou...

02/01/2012 By Aaron Scott

Appreciation

Apple Season Indeed

RIP design guru Steve Jobs, not your average computer type.

10/07/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Salvage Secrets Q & A at Rejuvenation

Salvage maven Joanne Palmisano has a new book all about making discards into design treasures, and she wants to share.

07/28/2011 By Kristin Belz

Read This

Poetry in Place

Forget the workaday functionality of ordinary maps; in this book, author Denis Wood redraws and redefines his neighborhood based on everything from radio wav...

06/27/2011 By Amara Holstein

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...

06/14/2011 By Teri Gelber

Out and About

Nikki McClure Book Signing

Come meet renown PNW artist Nikki McClure and buy her most recent book, To Market, To Market at a book signing event on May 14.

05/10/2011 By Amara Holstein

Interview

5 questions for: writer, baker, and pizza pie maker, KEN FORKISH

The local pastry and pizza master (and now book author-to-be!) weighs on what to eat, where to go, and why eaters love living in Portland.

05/04/2011 By Anna Sachse

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.

04/01/2011 By Amara Holstein