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.

09/19/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

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Foodie Book Events in October

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

09/17/2013 By Molly Woodstock

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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.

08/15/2013 By Allison Jones and Molly Woodstock

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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.

07/16/2013 By Allison Jones

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A with Ian Doescher about Shakespeare on Star Wars

The author of the Shakespearian mash-up 'Star Wars: Verily A New Hope' answers the question: "Why?" He speaks at Powell’s Cedar Hills on July 2.

06/27/2013 By Alisha Gorder

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Dan Savage

Notorious sex columnist and frequent target of conservative wrath shares a few of his favorite things about Portland.

05/30/2013 By John Chandler

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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.

04/25/2013 By Allison Jones

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Benjamin Percy, Author of 'Red Moon'

The novelist chats about Oregon, our fears, and men with fangs.

04/10/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Pulitzer-Nominated Writer Karen Russell

The author of Swamplandia! talks about her new book about lemon-juice sucking vampires in preview of her reading at Powell’s Books Cedar Hills Crossing on April 4.

04/01/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

BOOKS AND TALKS

Review: 'The Next Scott Nadelson'

The Oregon Book Award–winner reads on March 29 from his memoir that balances humor and the pathos of an agonizingly unmoored life.

03/26/2013 By Corey Fawcett

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Author Sam Lipsyte on "The Fun Parts"

The "novelist of his generation" talks about his bitingly funny new collection of short stories in preview of his Powell's appearance on Mar 13.

03/07/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: "Animal Wise" Author Virginia Morell

Ants vote, birds make art, and elephants grieve. Morell talks about the science of animal minds in preview of her Powell's reading on Feb 27.

02/21/2013 By Aaron Scott

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Ghostman Author Roger Hobbs

The Reedie scored a book and movie deal for his dark criminal thriller, in addition to his diploma

02/13/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: George Saunders

In preview of his new book, "Tenth of December," and Powell's talk on Feb. 8, the author speaks about defying categorization and teaching a young Cheryl Strayed.

02/06/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Q&A: Jonathan Franzen

The award-winning novelist discusses fame, David Foster Wallace, birding, and his recent essay collection.

12/17/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

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Powell's Gets Cooking

The City of Books rolls out the red carpet for a series of November events celebrating the sweet and savory side of culinary literacy.

10/30/2012 By Allison Jones