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Local Beer Books are Invading Powell's in August

Get the scoop on which sudsy stars will be visiting Powell’s for book readings and tell-all Q&A sessions.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/23/2015
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BOOK BUZZ

Small Presses Bring Big Literary Talent to Powell's

Twelve writers from all over throw down at Powell's for this year's 8th annual Smallpressapalooza.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 03/11/2015
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BOOKS & TALKS

Rescheduled: Insider Secrets on The Princess Bride As Told to Us By Westley Himself

Iconic actor Cary Elwes tells us insider secrets about what it was like making one of the most beloved films of all time. Hear from Elwes yourself at his upcoming Dec. 17 reading from his new book, 'As You Wish'.

  • By Eden Dawn and Margaret Seiler
  • Published 12/02/2014
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Lois Leveen on Rewriting ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in 'Juliet's Nurse'

The author retells the iconic love story from the viewpoint of Juliet’s nurse, which involved researching the sex lives of 14th century women and why people were so into fighting. She speaks at Broadway Books Oct 28.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/23/2014
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10 Reasons To Own the New Vegetarian Flavor Bible

The award-winning author of the Flavor Bible will visit Powell's on Oct 30 to present her definitive guide to meat-free flavor.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 10/07/2014
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BOOKS & TALKS

Your "Locals Only" Fall Reading List

Four new releases from Portland authors explore fundamentalism, Hollywood, and a retelling of Romeo and Juliet.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 09/25/2014
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7 Cookbook Events To Get You in the Kitchen

Top local and national authors bring their foodie focus to Powell's, Pages and Plate, and local event spaces to cook, read, and answer your burning questions.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/03/2014
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Two Debut Portland Authors Win Raves from the New York Times and NPR

David Shafer’s 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' and Chris Leslie-Hynan’s 'Ride Around Shining' just might be the reads of the summer. Both authors read at Powell’s this week.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/05/2014
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BOOK LOVE

Check Out Powell's Remodeled Green & Blue Rooms

After a season-long closure, the bookstore's West Burnside entryway is ready to reveal its makeover.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 08/04/2014
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Inside Powell's Remodeled Green & Blue Rooms

Visitors to Portland's famous City of Books can now step into the light, bright Burnside entryway. We've got photos of the new space!

  • Published 08/04/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 22-25

Hugh Laurie serenades you, Lizzy: The Musical and Macbeth cover you in blood, and James Broughton incites you to "follow your own weird" (long before it was a Portland tagline), plus plenty more to fill a Memorial Weekend spent in town.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 05/22/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-18

A trio of great plays, a trio of great authors (Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheryl Strayed, and Lidia Yuknavitch), and tickets go on sale to Lauryn Hill (sans Fugees trio).

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 05/15/2014
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YA BLOCKBUSTERS

Local Author Laini Taylor on Monstrous Love Affairs

The best-selling scribe of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy releases its final chapter and gossips about its big screen adaptation and sex in YA. Apr 16

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 04/10/2014
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BOOKS & TALKS

Binge on Books at These March Literary Events

This month is a windfall of book and storytelling events, including the Oregon Books Awards, Smallpressapalooza, and Everybody Reads with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 02/26/2014
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BOOK & TALKS

February's Lit and Storytelling Events

There’s a lot of book love to go around this month, from lit-power couple Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis to international author Isabel Allende to the bday bash for William Stafford.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Kristin Leigh
  • Published 01/29/2014
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REPORT

The Scoop on Powell's Books' Downtown Remodel

Portland's beloved bookstore overhauls its Burnside flagship with the future in mind.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/21/2014
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Interview

Q&A: Author Gary Shteyngart

The bestselling author talks about his new memoir, his nickname "Little Failure," and kissing James Franco for his juicy book trailer. He speaks at Powell's on Jan 18.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/16/2014
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BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Bestselling Author Gretchen Rubin

We chat with Rubin about happiness projects, her creative process, Happier at Home, and her upcoming book about habits, Before and After.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 01/16/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Erik Maurer
  • Published 01/15/2014
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Foodie Book Events in January & February

Get the scoop on which culinary stars will be visiting Powell’s in 2014 for book readings and tell-all Q&A sessions.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 12/19/2013
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