Tagged: Books

Physics Lessons From The Science Teacher You Wish You'd Had

OPB |Aug. 19, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland-based mechanical engineer, musician and author Christine McKinley brings us the laws of physics like you've never heard them before.

Chris Ware's Unique Storytelling

OPB |Aug. 01, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: Graphic novelist Chris Ware's work is spellbinding, meticulously detailed, and darkly humorous.

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.

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.

George Saunders Reflects On Writing And Kindness

OPB |May 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: George Saunders has become one of the most popular writers in America for his short works of fiction and non-fiction.

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.

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.

Lauren Kessler On Turning Time Counterclockwise

OPB |Jan. 02, 2014 12:30 p.m.

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.

We Belong in History: Writing with William Stafford

OPB |Dec. 24, 2013 12:35 p.m.

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.

Ann Patchett Talks About Writing And Life

OPB |Nov. 21, 2013 12:06 p.m.

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.

Michele Norris Talks About The Race Card Project In Eugene

OPB |Nov. 13, 2013 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Michele Norris is in Eugene to talk to University of Oregon students and others about race and identity.

Allie Brosh And Her Hyperbole And A Half

OPB |Nov. 07, 2013 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Bend-based blogger Allie Brosh has turned her popular blog into a book of the same name: Hyperbole and a Half.

Katherine Ann Power's Path To Peace

OPB |Nov. 01, 2013 12:30 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

Stacy Bolt Talks About Breeding In Captivity

Aug. 26, 2013 12:35 p.m.

Humorist Stacy Bolt's new memoir recounts her struggles with infertility and the long and winding road she tread to motherhood.

Lauren Kessler Fights Aging

July 25, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Oregon author Lauren Kessler has taken on the world of anti-aging to discover the secret to staying young.

Young Adult Fiction Attracting More Readers

June 28, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Young adult fiction has grown up over the past decades, bringing in readers of all ages. 

Stephen Greenblatt Discusses The Swerve To Modernity

May 27, 2013 12:06 p.m.

On this Memorial Day holiday, we bring you a special encore presentation of our show with Pulitzer prize winning author Stephen Greenblatt about The Swerve. 

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