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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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LONG STORY SHORT

Adulting Tips from Kelly Williams Brown

The Oregonian author dishes on her beginner’s guide to adulthood, Adulting: How to Become a Grown-Up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 05/01/2013
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Q&A with Michael Pollan

The biggest name in American food activism and author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, The Botany of Desire, and In Defense of Food discusses his new book, Cooked: a Natural History of Transformation.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/01/2013
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READ EM AND EAT

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.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 04/25/2013
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BOOKS

Review: Benjamin Percy's 'Red Moon'

The local author's second novel returns to the gothic landscape of the Pacific Northwest to explore themes of terrorism, race, and identity.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 04/12/2013
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BOOKS AND TALKS

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

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

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 04/10/2013
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BOOKS AND TALKS

2013 Oregon Book Awards Madcap Recap

Storm Large is a literary tourist, Cheryl Strayed is Meryl Streep, Larry Colton is an a-hole, and Portland is the winner in the category of colorful literary characters.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/09/2013
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IN YOUR BAG

Tour Your Own Town With the Help of the New Book "Walking Portland"

Becky Ohlsen's new book featuring 30 short walking tours of Stumptown debuts at bookstores this week.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/08/2013
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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.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 04/01/2013
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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.

  • By Corey Fawcett
  • Published 03/26/2013
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BOOKS

Review: Monica Drake's 'The Stud Book'

Monica Drake’s second novel fearlessly takes on the subject of parenthood.

  • By Emily Chenoweth
  • Published 03/22/2013
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GARDENING

Foraging the Streets of Northeast Portland

Rebecca Lerner's new book reveals the food and medicine in our gutters.

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 03/22/2013
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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.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 03/07/2013
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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.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/21/2013
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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

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 02/13/2013
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BOOKS

Q&A: Cheryl Strayed on Dear Abby

"Wild" author and Dear Sugar advice columnist Cheryl Strayed reflects on Dear Abby writer Pauline Phillips, who died this month.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/30/2013
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BOOKS

Book Review: Ghostman

An explosive debut crime thriller by 24-year-old recent Reed college alum Roger Hobbs

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 01/24/2013
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BOOKS

2013 Oregon Book Awards Finalists Announced

Nominees include Cheryl Strayed, Storm Large, and Brian Doyle—twice. Ceremony takes place April 8.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/07/2013
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BOOKS

2012's Best Books

Local lit we gave our stamp of approval to this year.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/20/2012
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Q&A: Jonathan Franzen

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

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/17/2012
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