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Author Colum McCann at Literary Arts

OPB | Feb. 24, 2017

A conversation with the author of Let the Great World Spin and Transatlantic. Colum McCann's newest book is Thirteen Ways of Looking.

Poet Tracy K. Smith At Literary Arts

OPB | Feb. 16, 2017

We interview poet Tracy K. Smith at Literary Arts in front of an audience.

Author Colum McCann At Literary Arts Rescheduled

OPB | Jan. 12, 2017

Author Colum McCann's talk in downtown Portland has been rescheduled because of weather. Details to follow when available. 

Nicholson Baker And Michael Copperman: Teaching In Public Schools

OPB | Nov. 25, 2016

Authors Nicholson Baker and Michael Copperman speak about their new books detailing their experiences teaching in American public schools.

REBROADCAST: Adam Gopnik

OPB | May 19, 2016

We listen back to a conversation with New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik about the life of cities, the terrorist attacks in Paris, and the role of critics in our society with a live audience at Literary Arts in Portland.

Investigation Into LaVoy Finicum's Death | 'Everybody Reads' Author Cristina HenrĂ­quez

OPB | March 08, 2016

We hear about the investigation into the death of LaVoy Finicum. Then we talk to the author of "The Book of Unknown Americans" in front of a live audience at Literary Arts.

The New Yorker's Adam Gopnik In Portland

OPB | Jan. 21, 2016

Adam Gopnik and Dave Miller talk about the life of cities, the terrorist attacks in Paris, and the role of critics in our society with a live audience at Literary Arts in Portland.

Rebroadcast: A Conversation With Author Katherine Boo

OPB | July 22, 2015

We revisit our conversation with Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers."

Live At Literary Arts With Katherine Boo

OPB | April 24, 2015

Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers," joins us for a live discussion at Literary Arts.

Author James McBride On Manhood, Family, And Abolitionist John Brown

OPB | Jan. 01, 2015

THURSDAY: We're listening back to our conversation with author and National Book Award winner James McBride.

James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird" Reimagines Abolitionist History

OPB | Oct. 16, 2014

THURSDAY: James McBride's novel "The Good Lord Bird"  is a darkly humorous dramatization of the story of fiery abolitionist John Brown. Reserve your free tickets here.

Calvin Trillin Talks About Politics And Family At Literary Arts

OPB | Sept. 08, 2014

MONDAY: Calvin Trillin was the first speaker in the Literary Arts lecture series 30 years ago. He joins us today to talk about his writing career.

Chris Ware's Unique Storytelling

OPB | Aug. 01, 2014

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

Live At Literary Arts With Julia Alvarez

OPB | April 03, 2014

THURSDAY: Dave Miller talks to Dominican-American author, Julia Alvarez, at Literary Arts today.

Chris Ware's Ambitious Approach To Building Stories

OPB | Feb. 18, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll talk to graphic novelist Chris Ware at Literary Arts. A limited number of tickets are available.

Ann Patchett Talks About Writing And Life

OPB | Nov. 21, 2013

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.

Malcolm Gladwell And Dave Miller Talk Sports, David and Goliath And More

OPB | Oct. 05, 2013

Malcom Gladwell sat down with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller to discuss a range of topics and his new book, David and Goliath.

One More Verselandia!

OPB | July 05, 2013

In this rebroadcast, the five winners of Portland's Verselandia poetry slam competition bring their game to Think Out Loud.

Verselandia!

OPB | May 08, 2013

The five winners of Portland's Verselandia poetry slam competition bring their game to Think Out Loud.

Putting The Left Hand Of Darkness On Stage

OPB | May 01, 2013

Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking 1969 science fiction novel is being staged by Hand2mouth Theatre and Portland Playhouse.