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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.

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