OPB | June 15, 2015
Margaret Grundstein has written a memoir about her years in a commune in Western Oregon during the 1970's.
OPB | May 08, 2015
Portland author Samantha Waltz has collected a series of essays from writers around the country. We talk to her and two of the other Oregon authors.
OPB | March 27, 2015
FRIDAY: "Sometimes a Great Notion?" "Fight Club?" "Wild?"
OPB | Nov. 20, 2014
THURSDAY: The legendary Northwest author delivered an impassioned speech last night at the National Book Awards, where she received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
OPB | Aug. 19, 2014
TUESDAY: Portland-based mechanical engineer, musician and author Christine McKinley brings us the laws of physics like you've never heard them before.
OPB | Aug. 01, 2014
FRIDAY: Graphic novelist Chris Ware's work is spellbinding, meticulously detailed, and darkly humorous.
OPB | July 24, 2014
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.
OPB | June 30, 2014
MONDAY: We'll talk to the Portland author about his debut novel and the critical acclaim it's received.
OPB | May 12, 2014
MONDAY: George Saunders has become one of the most popular writers in America for his short works of fiction and non-fiction.
OPB | March 10, 2014
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.
OPB | Feb. 18, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll talk to graphic novelist Chris Ware at Literary Arts. A limited number of tickets are available.
OPB | Jan. 02, 2014
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.
OPB | Dec. 24, 2013
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.
OPB | Nov. 21, 2013
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.
OPB | Nov. 13, 2013
WEDNESDAY: Michele Norris is in Eugene to talk to University of Oregon students and others about race and identity.
OPB | Nov. 07, 2013
THURSDAY: Bend-based blogger Allie Brosh has turned her popular blog into a book of the same name: Hyperbole and a Half.
OPB | Nov. 01, 2013
FRIDAY: Katherine Ann Power was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list for 14 years. She made a new life for herself in Lebanon, OR before deciding to turn herself in.
OPB | Oct. 28, 2013
MONDAY: Portland-based couple George Mason and Salli Slaughter have been travelling across the country in an RV creating an archive of interviews with influential American writers.
OPB | Oct. 11, 2013
In his new book, David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell dismantles conventional thinking on topics ranging from education to criminal sentencing to basketball strategy.
OPB | Oct. 05, 2013
Malcom Gladwell sat down with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller to discuss a range of topics and his new book, David and Goliath.