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BOOKS & TALKS

Binge on Books at These March Literary Events

This month is a windfall of book and storytelling events, including the Oregon Books Awards, Smallpressapalooza, and Everybody Reads with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 02/26/2014

BOOK & TALKS

February's Lit and Storytelling Events

There’s a lot of book love to go around this month, from lit-power couple Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis to international author Isabel Allende to the bday bash for William Stafford.

  • By Kristin Leigh and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/29/2014

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

Interview

Q&A: Author Gary Shteyngart

The bestselling author talks about his new memoir, his nickname "Little Failure," and kissing James Franco for his juicy book trailer. He speaks at Powell's on Jan 18.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/16/2014

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Bestselling Author Gretchen Rubin

We chat with Rubin about happiness projects, her creative process, Happier at Home, and her upcoming book about habits, Before and After.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 01/16/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

  • By Erik Maurer and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/15/2014

READ EM AND EAT

Foodie Book Events in January & February

Get the scoop on which culinary stars will be visiting Powell’s in 2014 for book readings and tell-all Q&A sessions.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 12/19/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 21-24

The Last Unicorn returns, Andy Ricker shares his secret chicken wings recipe, Polica brings a buzz-building live show, and the Christmas season starts with a twinkle.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/20/2013

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: Gonzo Reporter Chas Smith

The bad-boy, globe-trotting Oregon-native takes on the sordid, drug-addled surf industry in "Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell." He reads at Powell's on Nov. 25

  • By Ally Bordas
  • Published 11/20/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 14-17

Green Day takes theater to the suburbs, Margaret Cho slaps you around, and Nine Inch Nails does, well, whatever NIN wants to do. Plus, photos of puppies mid-shake!

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 11/13/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 24-27

Halloween parties, Kenneth Branagh in 'Macbeth,' The Daily Show's Samantha Bee. Between the gore and the laughs, it's a dangerous weekend to go out.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 10/24/2013

READ EM AND EAT

Foodie Book Events in November

Learn which culinary stars will be visiting Portland next month for book readings and tell-all Q&A sessions.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 10/22/2013

A WONDERFUL GAME

Junot Diaz: An Interview Across the Ages

In honor of the Pulitzer-winning author's reading at Powell's on Oct 21, we turn the tables on Díaz, who is well known for his hidden structures and love of games.

  • By Kit Mauldin
  • Published 10/16/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend, Oct 10-13

Timbers vs. Sounders, Bonnie Raitt, Zombie Apocalypse Run, and a world-class choreographer named Nacho. This weekend makes our heads spin.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 10/10/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 3–6

First Thursday, Wordstock, Samurai's at the art museum, Steve Martin, and the Pet Shop Boys makes the weekend too much to handle.

  • By Nathan Tucker, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/03/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 26-29

A granny takes on death, a theater producer takes on Mid-East militants, Kahane takes on Beethoven, and you take on the weekend.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 09/25/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 19-22

The National hits Edgefield, TBA barrels through the weekend, and Todd Barry banters with the audience in another September weekend of sizzling events.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 09/19/2013

READ EM AND EAT

Foodie Book Events in October

Learn which culinary stars will be visiting Portland this fall for book readings and tell-all Q&A sessions.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 09/17/2013

READ EM AND EAT

Foodie Book Events in September

The City of Books is at it again, bringing headlining culinary stars together for another month of book readings and tell-all Q&A sessions.

  • By Molly Woodstock and Allison Jones
  • Published 08/15/2013

READ EM AND EAT

Foodie Book Events in August

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 07/16/2013
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