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THURSDAY 9/14

* William T Vollma
See review. POWELL'S CITY OF BOOKS, 1005 W Burnside St, 228-4651, 7:30 pm, Free

Sharon McCrumb
The PMS Outlaws is a comedic look at love and beauty, working the idea that "insanity" is the ultimate liberation. TWENTY-THIRD AVENUE BOOKS, 1015 NW 23rd Ave, 224-6203, 7:30 pm, Free



FRIDAY 9/15

PBNA Celebration of Authors
All kinds of great authors will gather together to celebrate the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Convention, in Portland this weekend. It's a grab bag, with lots of surprises. POWELL'S CITY OF BOOKS, 1005 W Burnside St, 228-4651, 7:30 pm, Free

Judd Winick
The author became friends with Pedro Zamora when the two shared a house as part of MTV's Real World: San Francisco. Later, Pedro Zamora died of AIDS. Pedro and Me is the book of their friendship. For those of us who remember Pedro, here's a chance to get to know him a little bit more. TWENTY-THIRD AVENUE BOOKS, 1015 NW 23rd Ave, 224-6203, 7:30 pm, Free



SATURDAY 9/16

Diane Averill & Lawson Fusao Inada
Two wonderful poets, well worth the drive to Newport. NYE BEACH WRITERS' SERIES, Studio Theatre Performing Arts Center, 777 West Olive, (541) 574-7708, 7 pm, $5-$6



SUNDAY 9/17

Sunday Book Group
Discuss fiction and nonfiction from an African Amercian perspective. This month the focus is on Susan Malone's Soul Mates Dissipate and Mary Morrison's Justice Just Us Just Me. BARNES & NOBLE NE, 1231 NE Broadway, 335-0201, 7 pm, free



MONDAY 9/18

Rahna Reiko Rizzuto
Why She Left Us is the author's first novel, the inter-generational story of a Japanese-American family and the lasting effects of World War II internment. ANNIE BLOOM'S BOOKS, 7834 SW Capitol Highway, 246-0053, 7:30 pm, Free

Literature in Performance
Keith Scales presents a one-person storytelling version of the Oedipus myth. Scales is always energetic, always interesting. BORDERS BOOKS AND MUSIC, 708 SW Third Ave, 220-5911, 7 pm, Free

* orthwest Edge Deviat Fictios
Two Girls Press has compiled some of the region's strongest voices in this knockout anthology. Stacey Levine, Diana Abu-Jaber, David Pinson, and Doug Nufer will read. POWELL'S CITY OF BOOKS, 1005 W Burnside St, 228-4651, 7:30 pm, Free



TUESDAY 9/19

Practicing Radical Honesty Discussion Group
The author, Brad Blanton, swears radical honesty revolutionized his life. Now he's here to show us how. Simple concept, big changes. BARNES & NOBLE-BEAVERTON, 18300 NW Evergreen Parkway, 645-3046, 7 pm, Free

June Cotner
The question is how to get published. The answer seems to be by writing niche books, with titles like Animal Blessings and Bedside Prayers. June Cotner discusses Writing a Knockout Nonfiction Book Proposal. BORDERS BOOKS AND MUSIC, 708 SW Third Ave, 220-5911, 7 pm, Free

Amy Schutzer
Another wonderful local author to hit the scene. Schutzer, from Estacada, will read from Undertow, the story of two women, a nurse, and a patient who come together only to fall in love and then let the past start tearing them apart. Recommended by Judith Barrington. BROADWAY BOOKS, 1714 NE Broadway, 284-1726, 7 pm, Free

Joyce Spizer
Two in one: hear the author read from I'm Okay, You're Dead and ask questions about her area of expertise, "power marketing" your own novel. MURDER BY THE BOOK, 3210 SE Hawthorne, 232-9995, 6:30 pm, Free

* Tucker Malarkey
Portland author Tucker Marlarkey's first novel is a rich, evocative story set in an exotic landscape. It's a beautiful book. I'm sure this will be an enchanting reading. POWELL'S CITY OF BOOKS, 1005 W Burnside St, 228-4651, 7:30 pm, Free



WEDNESDAY 9/20

* Myla Goldberg
Bee Season is the author's debut novel, and highly acclaimed by writers such as Jane Hamilton. POWELL'S CITY OF BOOKS, 1005 W Burnside St, 228-4651, 7:30 pm, Free

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