OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 6, 2017
An update on the Eagle Creek Fire. Also, a group of former law enforcement officers are calling for better police oversight. And local author Rene Denfield shares her latest novel.
OPB | Broadcast: May 16, 2017
On the show today: The latest Oregon economic forecast, a new novel by Lidia Yuknavitch, and an overview of the homeless situation in Douglas County.
OPB | Broadcast: March 27, 2015
FRIDAY: "Sometimes a Great Notion?" "Fight Club?" "Wild?"
OPB | Broadcast: 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.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2014
MONDAY: Charles D'Ambrosio's new collection of essays is called Loitering.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 30, 2014
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 | Broadcast: Sept. 30, 2014
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 | Broadcast: May 12, 2014
MONDAY: George Saunders has become one of the most popular writers in America for his short works of fiction and non-fiction.
OPB | Broadcast: June 28, 2013
Young adult fiction has grown up over the past decades, bringing in readers of all ages.
OPB | Broadcast: May 1, 2013
Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking 1969 science fiction novel is being staged by Hand2mouth Theatre and Portland Playhouse.
OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2012
What if the development of technology led to a stronger human race?
OPB | Broadcast: April 29, 2010
Iconic Oregon writer Ursula K. Le Guin reflects on her decades of work and her fight with Google.
OPB | Broadcast: May 15, 2009
What's the future of books as the written word becomes increasingly digitized?
OPB | Broadcast: June 9, 2008
What questions do you have for the author of "Snow Falling on Cedars" and "The Other"?