Books

Portland Writer Vanessa Veselka Longlisted for National Book Award

Her second novel The Great Offshore Grounds hit shelves last month.

09/18/2020 By Conner Reed

Books

Portland Book Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

The all-digital, 17 day festival will feature heavy hitters like Margaret Atwood and local favorites like Colin Meloy.

09/15/2020 By Riley Blake

Books

This New Graphic Novel Looks at Guantanamo Bay with Clear Eyes and a Sunset Palette

Sarah Mirk's Guantanamo Voices hits shelves September 8.

09/03/2020 By Suzette Smith

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Sept 2

The content in our queues, from Jerry Orbach to Cowboy Bebop

09/03/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Baking News

Pix Pâtisserie Chef Releases New Cookbook

Cheryl Wakerhauser is celebrating the launch of her new cookbook, Petite Pâtisserie: Bon Bons, Petits Fours, Macarons and Other Bite-Size Treats, with a Pix-O-Matic release party. Try making the 7-Layer “Cake” for yourself.

08/28/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Aug 26

The content in our queues, from Bring It On to Teenage Bounty Hunters.

08/27/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Aug 19

The content in our queues, from the DNC roll call to Zadie Smith

08/20/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Aug 12

The content in our queues, from Valley of the Dolls to Jurassic Park

08/13/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Aug 5

The content in our queues, from Shel Silverstein to Supermarket Sweep

08/06/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: July 15

The content in our queues, from Aretha to Antkind to Andy Samberg

07/16/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Drop Everything and Read

Overdue Fines Are Canceled at the Multnomah County Library System

The library has gone fee-free. Are Portland parks next?

07/02/2020 By Lauren Carlos

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: June 24

The Portland Monthly team shares the content keeping us sane.

06/25/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: June 17

The Portland Monthly team shares the content keeping us sane (or somewhere close).

06/18/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: June 10

The Portland Monthly team shares the content we’re winding down with this week.

06/11/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Read, Watch, and Listen to to Take Your Mind Off the Apocalypse: Week of May 27

The Portland Monthly staff shares the non-pandemic content keeping us sane this week.

05/28/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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What to Watch, Read, and Listen to to Take Your Mind Off the Apocalypse: Week of May 20

The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic content keeping us sane this week.

05/21/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Q&A

A New Book Aims to Provide Alternatives to Talk Therapy

Amid coronavirus, 'How to Heal' helps us understand and release our trauma.

05/09/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to to Take Your Mind Off the Apocalypse: Week of May 6

The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic content getting us through the week.

05/07/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Drop Everything And Read

Demand for E-Books and Audiobooks Has Gone Bonkers at the Multnomah County Library

Tops on Portlander's list of required pandemic reading? Cozy old favorites, how-to and self-help tomes, and wise words from Michelle Obama.

05/01/2020 By Julia Silverman

House Party

Choose Your Quarantine House, Portland

OK, we’ll do this, too.

04/25/2020 By Margaret Seiler and Portland Monthly Staff