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Thumbnail for - Hiking Book Combines Research with Great Design
Jul 24, 2014
GEAR UP
With full-color maps, photographs, and easy directions, Lisa Holmes’s guide has everything you need to plan a summer excursion.
Thumbnail for - 6 Things We Learned from Christine McKinley's Physics for Rock Stars
Jun 12, 2014
BOOKS AND TALKS
McKinley teaches us how to make the laws of the universe work in our favor in her new book—or, at least explains a thing or two our high school teachers failed to. Book Release Party June 15
Thumbnail for - PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events
Feb 27, 2014
THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE
Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.
Thumbnail for - Turn Up the Heat With Our Favorite Cookbooks Released in 2013
Dec 19, 2013
BEST OF 2013
Chefs cranked out some stunning cookbooks this year, with big names Deborah Madison, and Michael Pollan, and a handful of local chefs like Laurie Wolf, Ken Forkish, and John Gorham.
Thumbnail for - Q&A: Gonzo Reporter Chas Smith
Nov 20, 2013
BOOKS AND TALKS
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
Thumbnail for - New Guide to the North Cascades Highway
Nov 7, 2013
READ
A poet reveals the geological beauty of one of Washington's most scenic drives
Thumbnail for - Book Review: Cari Luna's 'The Revolution of Every Day'
Oct 1, 2013
NOW READ THIS
The recent New York transplant's debut novel explores questions of home and homelessness in the mid-1990s.
Thumbnail for - Book Review: Douglas Lain's 'Billy Moon'
Sep 3, 2013
REVIEW
An enchanting magical-realist tale winding through Paris in the radical '60s and Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood.
Thumbnail for - Review: Peter Orner's Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge
Aug 15, 2013
BOOKS
The acclaimed writer's new story collection is a brisk but considered celebration of obstinacy. Orner reads at Powell's August 19.
Thumbnail for - Mitchell S. Jackson's 'The Residue Years'
Aug 1, 2013
CULTUREPHILE
The local writer's debut novel is a requiem for 1990s Northeast Portland, drugs and all.
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