The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic content keeping us sane this week.
Portland Monthly Staff
How We’re Coping
Aron Nels Steinke talks virtual education and how to support your local indie bookstore.
Before his February 27 appearance at Powell’s, the writer talks about Dickens, Dickinson, and his favorite Scottish thrillers.
The new Pearl District shop features rare books, toys, sneakers, and more
The Land of Bart & Karl
Swap MAX for BART with a weekend in the East Bay.
Owner David Abel is still looking for the stolen books, including rare works by Andy Warhol and Samuel Beckett.
Books & Talks
The bookstore will dedicate Wednesday, May 31 to the memory of the Lake Oswego author.
Whether you're seeking pristine stacks of new titles or dusty antiquarian finds, these local treasures have you covered.
After basement beginnings and a recent eviction, Portland's beloved purveyor of rare books is back.
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.
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.
PORTLAND ARTS 101
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
Passages Bookshop and Division Leap join forces to create Portland's "highest"—and rarest—of literary havens.
Mother Foucault’s Bookshop on SE Morrison Street is a heady hub for global literature and philosophy.
BOOKS & TALKS
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.
Portland's beloved bookstore overhauls its Burnside flagship with the future in mind.
Author Ann Patchett returned independent bookselling to Nashville—and has some tips for the rest of America's bibliophiles
READ EM AND EAT
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.
THE GIFT OF ART
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.
The owners of Portland's finest small bookstores share a few of their favorite items for your holiday hunting.