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Portland Author Lidia Yuknavitch's Interstellar Joan Of Arc

OPB | June 6, 2017

Portland author Lidia Yuknavitch borrows from the future and the past with her new post-apocalyptic sci-fi novel "The Book of Joan."

2017 Oregon Book Awards: The Nonfiction Nominees

OPB | Broadcast: April 22, 2017

In our Oregon Book Awards special, we dig into the stories of five authors nominated in the nonfiction category: including the fantastical and dangerous love story of two journalists during WWII. 

Conor Oberst | Portland Japanese Garden Reopens | YA Stars Laini Taylor And Sunshine Girl | Blitzen Trapper's Rock Opera

OPB | Broadcast: April 1, 2017

This week on "State of Wonder," the Portland Japanese Garden gets a huge expansion, two best-selling fantasy authors build worlds of magic and ghosts, Portland rockers' sci-fi musical, and more.

Roxane Gay | Artists In Protest | Eliza Jane Schneider Of 'South Park' | Clowns Without Borders | The Slants

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2017

This week on "State of Wonder," same world, infinite views: new fiction from the author of "Bad Feminist," a new era of protest music, why laughter truly is the best medicine, and much more.

Pander Brothers Revive Tech Thriller 'The Dissident'

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017

What began as a futuristic treatise on corporate use of data becomes spookily prescient in 2017.

Tobin And Coover's Impish 'Bandette' Makes Off With Another Eisner

OPB | Sept. 1, 2016

Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover's digital series in a fantasy-land Paris offers a new kind of action heroine.

State Of Wonder's Arts Roadtrip

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2016

State of Wonder brings the vacation to you with Disjecta's Portland2016 Biennial, a trip to the LH Project ceramics residency in the Wallowas, a trip through Hells Canyon with writer Pamela Royes and more.

July 26 2014

OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2014

What happens when musicians and writers create work in reaction to each other's projects?

Chelsea Cain's Tips On Surviving Summer Thrillers

OPB | July 1, 2014

For starters: don't take baths, never drive anywhere alone, and never open the door. Ever.