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BOOKS

Passages Bookshop Opens Its Doors . . . Again!

After basement beginnings and a recent eviction, Portland's beloved purveyor of rare books is back.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/28/2016

SHOP LOCAL

Portland's Best Bookstores that Aren't Powell's

Find your personal page paradise with our guide to the city's under-the-radar literary hideaways—plus a few record shops to further your analog bliss.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/21/2015

BOOKS

Franzen and Rushdie and Jong, Oh My! See them in PDX this Month

There's a slew of high profile, heavy hitting writers in town this month for readings. Wondering which to attend, and whether you're a natural fit for team Joy or team Jonathan? We can help.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/08/2015

PORTLAND ARTS 101

A Beginner's Guide to the Portland Literary World's Major Landmarks

Mapping the gateways to the city's writing and reading scene—from the coffee shop most frequented by writers and poets to the Portland Poetry Slam

  • By Kevin Sampsell
  • Published 03/02/2015

BOOKS

Two Portland Bookstores, One Room

Passages Bookshop and Division Leap join forces to create Portland's "highest"—and rarest—of literary havens.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 01/23/2015

SHOPPING LIST

Gift Guide: 5 Intellectual Books for Your Bibliophile Bestie

Mother Foucault’s Bookshop on SE Morrison Street is a heady hub for global literature and philosophy.

  • By Kate Goodling
  • Published 12/01/2014

BOOKS & TALKS

June's Killer Literary Events

LitHop and Poetry Press Week, PDX's best new lit happenings, kick off a crazy month that also includes Tom Robbins, Blumesday, and some local debuts.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 06/04/2014

REPORT

The Scoop on Powell's Books' Downtown Remodel

Portland's beloved bookstore overhauls its Burnside flagship with the future in mind.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/21/2014

CULTURE

How to Save the Bookstore

Author Ann Patchett returned independent bookselling to Nashville—and has some tips for the rest of America's bibliophiles

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 11/01/2013

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

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

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
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