OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 12:35 p.m.
TUESDAY: After his wife died in a canoeing accident, Gary Ferguson found solace and healing in the wilderness.
OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:50 p.m.
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 |Nov. 04, 2014 12:35 p.m.
TUESDAY: "Lowriders In Space" follows the interstellar adventures of mechanic Lupe Impala and her sidekicks El Chavo Flapjack Octopus and Elirio Malaria.
OPB |Nov. 03, 2014 12:30 p.m.
MONDAY: Charles D'Ambrosio's new collection of essays is called Loitering.
OPB |Oct. 30, 2014 12:45 p.m.
THURSDAY: Portland writer David Woman tells us about a new magazine focused on long-form, true stories, and about the piece he co-authored for it — about a successful Italian thief.
OPB |Oct. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.
FRIDAY: We catch up with former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to talk about some of the issues in his new memoir.
OPB |Oct. 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.
TUESDAY: Surgeon and author Atul Gawande joins us at OPB with an audience to talk about his new book, "Being Mortal."
OPB |Oct. 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: James McBride's novel "The Good Lord Bird" is a darkly humorous dramatization of the story of fiery abolitionist John Brown. Reserve your free tickets here.
OPB |Oct. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.
MONDAY: David Mitchell discusses his work, his writing influences, parenting a child who has autism, growing up with a stammer, and the spiritual themes that inform his work.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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