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Peyton Marshall Imagines A Chilling Future In "Goodhouse"

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

TUESDAY: In her debut novel "Goodhouse," Portland writer Peyton Marshall imagines a world where boys with certain genetic markers for violent tendencies are sent to prison-like boarding schools to learn "right-thinking."

Joshua Wolf Shenk Looks At The Power Of Creative Pairs

OPB |Sept. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Shenk's new book "Powers of Two" analyzes how creativity and innovation work in partnership. Reserve your free tickets here.

Possible Changes Ahead For The Oregon Youth Authority

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Lawmakers heard a report this week about a possible reorganization of the state's youth correction system.

Calvin Trillin Talks About Politics And Family At Literary Arts

OPB |Sept. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Calvin Trillin was the first speaker in the Literary Arts lecture series 30 years ago. He joins us today to talk about his writing career.

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.

Mountain Lions And Cougars And Pumas, Oh My!

OPB |July 10, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll find out more about these large cats and why they seem to be showing up more frequently in urban and suburban area.

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.

Author Tom Spanbauer Talks Teaching And Writing

OPB |April 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Author Tom Spanbauer has taught writing in Portland for more than two decades. His latest novel explores the intricacies of love and friendship.

Author Phil Klay In Conversation With Local Veterans

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

TUESDAY: We explore the realities of war and reintegration with veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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.

Justin Hocking's Memoir Is About Surfing, Melville, And More

OPB |Feb. 25, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: In his memoir The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld, Portland author Justin Hocking writes about surfing in New York City, his own obsession with Moby Dick, and more.

Poet Nikki Giovanni On "Chasing Utopia"

OPB |Feb. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni's latest collection, Chasing Utopia, blends poetry and prose to tells stories that are both personal and political.

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.

Ruth Ozeki On A Tale For The Time Being

OPB |Jan. 28, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest, Ruth Ozeki, shares her thoughts on writing and the moments that make up a life.

The Authors Road: Chronicling America's Writers

OPB |Oct. 28, 2013 12:35 p.m.

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.

Julia Child Rules

OPB |Oct. 21, 2013 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Karen Karbo, the author of the Kick Ass Women series, joins us to talk about the iconic yet unpretentious chef, author and cooking show star, Julia Child.

Malcolm Gladwell Talks About Sports And "David And Goliath"

OPB |Oct. 11, 2013 12:25 p.m.

In his new book, David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell dismantles conventional thinking on topics ranging from education to criminal sentencing to basketball strategy.

Malcolm Gladwell And Dave Miller Talk Sports, David and Goliath And More

OPB |Oct. 05, 2013 midnight

Malcom Gladwell sat down with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller to discuss a range of topics and his new book, David and Goliath.

Michael Pollan On Cooking

Sept. 02, 2013 12:06 p.m.

In this rebroadcast, food guru Michael Pollan talked to Dave Miller at Portland's Newmark Theatre.

Sarah Thebarge Talks About The Invisible Girls

June 19, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Portland author Sarah Thebarge's memoir chronicles her experience with breast cancer, the relationship she developed with a Somali family, and her struggles with faith.

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