Tagged: Books

Physics Lessons From The Science Teacher You Wish You'd Had

OPB | Aug. 19, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland-based mechanical engineer, musician and author Christine McKinley brings us the laws of physics like you've never heard them before.

Chris Ware's Unique Storytelling

OPB | Aug. 01, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: Graphic novelist Chris Ware's work is spellbinding, meticulously detailed, and darkly humorous.

How We Became Bicoastal

OPB | July 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We listen back to Dave's interview with Peter Stark about the adventure-filled story of John Jacob Astor's audacious but doomed plan to create a commercial fur empire in the northwest.

Wading Into Smith Henderson's Fourth of July Creek

OPB | June 30, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk to the Portland author about his debut novel and the critical acclaim it's received.

George Saunders Reflects On Writing And Kindness

OPB | May 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: George Saunders has become one of the most popular writers in America for his short works of fiction and non-fiction.

Recounting The Lost Pacific Empire of Astoria

OPB | March 10, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Peter Stark tells the adventure-filled story of John Jacob Astor's audacious but doomed plan to create a commercial fur empire in the northwest.

Chris Ware's Ambitious Approach To Building Stories

OPB | Feb. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk to graphic novelist Chris Ware at Literary Arts. A limited number of tickets are available.

Lauren Kessler On Turning Time Counterclockwise

OPB | Jan. 02, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We're replaying an earlier interview with Eugene author Lauren Kessler. Her 2013 book, Counterclockwise, recounts her year of personal research into the world of anti-aging.

We Belong in History: Writing with William Stafford

OPB | Dec. 24, 2013 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk to some of the student poets whose work appears in the new anthology inspired by the writing of Oregon's former poet laureate.

Ann Patchett Talks About Writing And Life

OPB | Nov. 21, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Ann Patchett, the author of many award-winning novels, joins us to discuss her latest nonfiction book, This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage. Reserve your free tickets here.

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