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Slideshow

Slide Show: Photographer Carli Davidson

A local photographer goes from blogs to book deal with her photos of dogs midshimmy.

  • Published 10/11/2013
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BOOKS

Q&A: A.M. Homes

The acclaimed, notoriously dark writer, appearing at Wordstock Saturday, talks about gender inequality in literature, what dick pics say about our sense of self, and why 9/11 made her writing more optimistic.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/02/2013
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BOOKS

Wordstock: A Reader's Digest

Portland's annual literary festival takes over the Oregon Convention Center Oct 3–6. Peruse our abridged schedule for the fest's best-bet writers and talks.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/01/2013
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NOW READ THIS

Book Review: Cari Luna's 'The Revolution of Every Day'

The recent New York transplant's debut novel explores questions of home and homelessness in the mid-1990s.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 10/01/2013
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BOOKS

Q&A: Karen Karbo on Julia Child

The Portland writer dishes on her new book about the French-cooking queen. She reads a Powell's on Oct 1.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/23/2013
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INTERVIEW

Malcolm Gladwell (The Extended Interview)

The best-selling author of The Tipping Point and Blink on his imitators, rooting for the favorite, and becoming Goliath

  • By Taylor Clark
  • Published 09/10/2013
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Review: Peter Orner's Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge

The acclaimed writer's new story collection is a brisk but considered celebration of obstinacy. Orner reads at Powell's August 19.

  • By Marco España
  • Published 08/15/2013
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CULTURE

Fifty Shades of Gus Van Sant

Portland's gay art-house cinema legend angled to direct the mass-market "mommy porn" movie and lost. Here's what we may have missed.

  • Published 08/01/2013
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CULTUREPHILE

Mitchell S. Jackson's 'The Residue Years'

The local writer's debut novel is a requiem for 1990s Northeast Portland, drugs and all.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/01/2013
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READ EM AND EAT

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.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/16/2013
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INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the July Issue

All the arts and culture-centric stories from Portland Monthly's July issue in one handy place

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/08/2013
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BOOKS

Star Wars-Shakespeare Mashup

A Portland author retells George Lucas' epic saga in the Bard’s verse.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 06/27/2013
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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.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 06/27/2013
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BOOKS & TALKS

Portland Artists Celebrate Judy Blume

For 'Blumesday,' a bevvy of Portland artists, including China Forbes, Courtenay Hameister, and Laura Gibson, recount their most awkward experiences with the oft-censored writer's books on June 17.

  • By Claire Gordon
  • Published 06/12/2013
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FIVE QUESTIONS

What's Wrong With Plastic Surgery?

A Q & A with Eugene's anti-aging author Lauren Kessler

  • By Rachel Rasmussen
  • Published 06/03/2013
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BOOKS

Review: 'Happy Talk' by Richard Melo

A rollicking, and occasionally surreal, tale of nurses, surfers, and a film crew in Haiti

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 06/03/2013
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SUMMER GUIDE

Portland Summer Reading List

We asked best-selling thriller author Chelsea Cain to share her picks, then turned them into haikus to whet your appetite.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 06/02/2013
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SUMMER GUIDE

Best Places to Soak Up the Sun—and Stash a Body

Portland's best-selling thriller author Chelsea Cain takes us on a tour of her favorite summer spots, with a few fatalities along the way.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2013
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BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A with Richard Melo, Author of 'Happy Talk'

The Portland-based novelist chats about local creatives, voodoo, and Texas blizzards.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 05/21/2013
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BEER BULLETIN

10 Reasons to Read 'Beer Lover's Oregon'

Logan Thompson's new beer guide offers top picks from scores of Oregon breweries—and a great game of “Beer Roulette.”

  • By Branden Andersen
  • Published 05/02/2013
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