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. 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 |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 |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.
June 28, 2013 12:45 p.m.
Young adult fiction has grown up over the past decades, bringing in readers of all ages.
May 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking 1969 science fiction novel is being staged by Hand2mouth Theatre and Portland Playhouse.
July 02, 2012 9:40 a.m.
What if the development of technology led to a stronger human race?
Jan. 24, 2012 9:30 a.m.
Sentient icebergs, a biological internet, and a full-scale replica of Manhattan in Puget Sound all play a role in Ryan Boudinot's rollicking, post-apocalyptic novel Blueprints of the Afterlife.
Sept. 14, 2010 9 a.m.
Legendary sci-fi writer William Gibson's latest book is Zero History. He lives in Vancouver, BC.
April 29, 2010 9 a.m.
Iconic Oregon writer Ursula K. Le Guin reflects on her decades of work and her fight with Google.
May 15, 2009 9 a.m.
What's the future of books as the written word becomes increasingly digitized?
Nov. 06, 2008 midnight
...and how to read them.
June 09, 2008 midnight
What questions do you have for the author of "Snow Falling on Cedars" and "The Other"?
March 07, 2008 midnight
When faked memoirs have burned us over and over, why do we keep coming back for more?
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