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THURSDAY 6/20

Nora Beck
Nora Beck's book, Fiammetta , tells the story of a kidnapping, a lot of shadiness, and a Michelangelo painting. Annie Bloom's Books, 7834 SW Capitol Hwy, 246-0053, 7:30, free

Food for Thought
Meet the following, famous cookbook writers at the evening farmers market: Cory Schreiber (Wildwood: Cooking from the Source in the Pacific Northwest), Karen Brooks (Dressed to Grill and Dude Food), Lisa Shara Hall (Wines of the Pacific Northwest and The Food Lover's Companion to Portland), and Sara Perry (Everything Tastes Better with Bacon and Summertime Treats: Recipes and Crafts for the Whole Family). Portland Farmer's Market, Portland State Park Blocks, 4 pm-8 pm, free

Mary, Called Magdalene
Margaret George presents this documentary on Mary Magdalene (as in, Jesus and Mary Magdalene, yes), who is second in popularity only to the Virgin Mary. Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St, 228-4651, 7:30, free


FRIDAY 6/21

The Tibetan Art of Living
Christopher Hansard, modern Tibetan specialist, will talk about and read from his book, The Tibetan Art of Living. Powell's Books on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-1668, 7:30 pm, free

Joanne Harris & Lily Prior
Harris is the famous writer of Chocolat; she'll be reading from her new book, Five Quarters of the Orange. Lily Prior has written a similarly delicious, sensual book, called Nectar. Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St, 228-4651, 7:30, free


SUNDAY 6/23

Sophy Burnham
Burnham will read from her latest book, The Treasure of Montségur. Annie Bloom's Books, 7834 SW Capitol Hwy, 246-0053, 7:30 pm, free


MONDAY 6/24

Gifford Pinchot
Gifford Pinchot, the progressive environmentalist, will discuss his latest book, Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism. Powell's Books on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-1668, 7:30 pm, free


TUESDAY 6/25

Laura Glen Louis
Louis' book, Talking After Dark, was loved by O Magazine. And everyone knows what that means. Annie Bloom's Books, 7834 SW Capitol Hwy, 246-0053, 7:30 pm, free

Terry Ehret
Poet Terry Ehret will read from Translations from the Human Language, which are based on Picasso's portraits of women. Broadway Books, 1714 NE Broadway, 284-1726, 7:00 pm, free

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