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Tom Spanbauer Honored With Literary Arts Award

OPB | April 14, 2015

The Portland author and creator of Dangerous Writing won The Oregon Book Award for lifetime achievement.

Ursula K. Le Guin Draws Spotlight At National Book Awards

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.

Making Oscar Predictions

OPB | Feb. 28, 2014

FRIDAY: The 86th Academy Awards are Sunday. Which movies, actors, and actresses are you hoping will win?

Culture Club

OPB | Feb. 21, 2013

This week we have a special Oscars edition of Culture Club.

Spider Woman

OPB | Nov. 28, 2011

Lewis & Clark biology professor Greta Binford — whose research focuses on spiders — has been named Oregon Professor of the Year.

Award-Worthy Books

OPB | Oct. 05, 2011

In anticipation of next week's announcement of the National Book Award finalists right here on TOL we want to know from you: what have you read this year that you think is award-worthy.

Northwest Passages: Susan Mach

OPB | April 29, 2011

Playwright Susan Mach won an Oregon Book Award this week for her story about an 1874 kidnapping, The Lost Boy.

What's Working (and not) in Education

OPB | Sept. 29, 2010

What's working — and not working — in Oregon's public schools?

Downsizing as a Senior

OPB | May 18, 2010

What is it like to downsize your life as you get older?

The Face of Race

OPB | May 17, 2010

Is Multnomah County "toxic" for people of color?

Primary Conversations: Treasurer (D)

OPB | May 12, 2010

What would you like to ask the Democratic candidates for Treasurer?