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Elena Passarello’s Animal Collection

Famous Creatures Populate Animals Strike Curious Poses

Universal Harvester’s Movie Madness

Checking Out John Darnielle’s New Novel

Sarah Manguso’s Book of Dread

300 Arguments You’ll Either Love or Hate

It’s Happening Again, with 33 1/3’s Twin Peaks

If You Like Angelo Badalamenti’s Iconic Score, You’ll Like a Book About It!

Shocked, I Am Shocked!

New Order Bassist Peter Hook Reveals Rock Band Did Lots of Drugs and Sex

Laurie Frankel’s Fabulous Child

In This Is How It Always Is, the Northwest Author Combines Domestic Drama and Trans Kid Fairy Tale

Zachary Auburn is No Longer Anonymous

The How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety Author Was in Our Hearts All Along

Here Are Your 2017 Oregon Literary Fellowships

Lonely Boy Anthem

Ex-Sex Pistol Steve Jones’ Unapologetic and Cheeky New Memoir

Keep the Fires Berning in 2017

A Revolution For Every Dreamy College Kid You Know

Hot Season > Purity

From Franzen on Down, Activist Lit is So Hot Right Now. Portland’s Susan DeFreitas Gets it Right.

Murakami’s Book of Conversations with Conductor Seiji Ozawa Disappoints

Absolutely on Music Isn’t Likely to Satisfy Fans of Either Person

Laura Jane Grace’s True Trans Soul Rebellion

The Against Me! Singer’s New Memoir Arrives at a Critical Time

Portland’s Publication Studio is Closing

A Bad Year of Good Books

2016 Was a Nightmare. Here Are the Books We Escaped Into.

Justin Hocking Goes Underground

In Reclamation, the Portland Writer Explores the Subterranean

Randa Jarrar’s Geography of Taboo

Surprising, Beautiful Stories in Him, Me, Muhammad Ali

Robbie Robertson Delivers a Flawed Testimony

In a New Memoir, the Band’s Guitarist Lets His Ego Get the Better of Him

Jill Thompson, Jewel of the Comics Industry

With The True Amazon, She Gets Wonder Woman Right (Finally)

Scrappy and Self-Aware

Anna Kendrick’s Scrappy Little Nobody Keeps it Real

The Past, the Future, and Michael Chabon’s Moonglow

Actually, Moving to the Moon Sounds Pretty Good Right About Now

Johnny Marr’s Down-to-Earth Autobiography

A Life Beyond the Smiths in Set the Boy Free

Lit Crawl: Now More Than Ever

Aaron Gilbreath on Loving the Questions

The Local Essayist Considers Everything We Don’t Know

In Defense of David Sedaris

Don’t Step to Me That He Isn’t Deep.

Chelsea Cain Leaves Twitter Following Sexist Harassment

The Local Author’s Experience Speaks to a Larger Problem of Online Abuse

Rolling Blackouts is an Ambitious Muddle

Sarah Glidden Explores Conflicts in the Middle East and Ethics in Comics Journalism

Casey Jarman Stares Down Death

Death: An Oral History Prepares You for the Inevitable

Shawn Levy Recounts the Sweet Life

Dolce Vita Confidential: A Look into Postwar Italy’s Blossoming Film Industry

Put Your Pinkies Up at Adelina Books

Portland’s Newest Bookstore is a Safe Space for Art and Film Snobs

Cured at Last

Founding Member of the Cure Lol Tolhurst Opens Up About His Personal Disintegration in a New Memoir

Claire Rudy Foster’s Literature of Addiction

The Title of I’ve Never Done This Before is a Lie.

Peter Ames Carlin Illuminates Paul Simon in a New Biography

The Portland Author’s Informative Study of the New York Songwriter

Nell Zink’s Nicotine is a Gentle Indictment of Fake Shamans and Empty Idealism

I Only Wish I Didn’t Have to Bring Jonathan Franzen Into It

My Private Property Hangs the World with “Fresh Paint” Signs

Mary Ruefle Blends Poetry, Prose, and Colors in Her Exquisite New Book

Gazing into The Dark Room

Susan Faludi Applies a Journalistic Lens to Her Father’s Gender Transition

Sady Doyle Dives into the Wreck

Trainwreck Deconstructs Our Obsession with Suffering Women

Here is Dame Darcy, Your Comics Queen

The World is Catching Up with Her—Just in Time for The Meat Cake Bible

The Underground Railroad Is Bigger and Better Than You’ve Heard

Colson Whitehead’s Hyper-Hyped Novel Feels Like a Classic

Big Big Wednesday Is “A Beautiful Object”

The Local Literary Journal Looks to the Future

Wordstock’s Challenge: Too Many Readers

2,500 People Were Expected at Last Year’s Festival. 8,500 Showed Up. Here’s How the Organizers Plan to Meet the Demand This Time Around.

Fall Arts & Culture Guide

It’s Peak Art Season in Portland. Here’s Your Game Plan.
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