BOOKS

Book Review: Calling Dr. Laura

Nicole J. Georges's charming graphic memoir follows the search for her father.

12/17/2012 By Arthur Bradford

TO READ

Back in Time in the NW Quadrant

Jane Comerford's "A History of Northwest Portland" shows and tells what early Stumptown was really like.

12/10/2012 By Kristin Belz

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.

11/26/2012 By Allison Jones

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

POLITICS + MUSIC

Q&A: NPR's Ari Shapiro

Culturephile picks the multitalented brain of NPR White House correspondent, occasional Pink Martini singer, and former Portlander Ari Shapiro.

11/15/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

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

Book Review

Ironskin by Tina Connolly

A young, poverty-stricken governess alights at a crumbling house on the moors; a haunted man, his strange child, and a horrible mystery await within. Sound like Jane Eyre?

09/21/2012 By MeiLin Miranda

Wordstock Fiction

Time Until There Isn’t

This year's Wordstock Ten short fiction contest winner is Danielle Vermette and her story "Time Until There Isn't."

09/20/2012 By Danielle Vermette

ticket giveaway

Win Tickets to Food Guru Mark Bittman

The author and New York Times food visionary is kicking off the new blockbuster foodie fest, Feast, with a talk on Sept. 20. And we've got tickets for you!

09/05/2012 By Aaron Scott

Happenings

Portland Undressed: Dinner and Conversation with New York Author Elizabeth Cline

Elizabeth Cline, author of Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion comes to Portland Tuesday night for a round table discussion on the importance of supporting your local fashion industry.

08/30/2012 By Eden Dawn

Book Review

Dora: A Headcase By Lidia Yuknavitch

Oregon author Lidia Yuknavitch utilizes "the scary teenage girl" as a razor-edged scalpel for dissecting what it means to be categorized, typed, and diagnosed.

08/23/2012 By Roxanne Myslewski

On The Town

Long Distance Love

Tin House magazine cultivates a transcontinental bond.

08/23/2012

Article

Excerpt: The Mighty Gastropolis

Food editor Karen Brooks’s new book charts the rise of America’s most original food destination.

08/23/2012 By Karen Brooks

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

Now Read This

Book Review: Kill You Twice

Portland writer Chelsea Cain returns with another bloody installment in her Gretchen Lowell series.

07/20/2012 By Amber Villa-Zang

Mudroom

Five Questions With Celeste Brash

A veteran travel writer regales us with tales from her trips—from black magic curses in Java to finding love with a Tahitian pearl diver.

07/18/2012 By Heather Strang