OPB | Broadcast: April 5, 2017
New homes are getting built, but is it enough? What will our cities look like when self-driving cars really become a reality? And the young Oregonian behind the Sunshine Girl YouTube phenomenon joins us to talk about her latest book.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 12, 2017
Author Colum McCann's talk in downtown Portland has been rescheduled because of weather. Details to follow when available.
OPB | Broadcast: May 29, 2014
THURSDAY: Peter Sears and Paulann Petersen talk about their own experiences and reflect on the past and future of the Oregon poet laureate.
OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2014
TUESDAY: Linguist Edwin Battistella defends the use of "first-person" pronouns.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 24, 2013
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.
OPB | Broadcast: 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.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 28, 2013
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.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 11, 2013
In his new book, David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell dismantles conventional thinking on topics ranging from education to criminal sentencing to basketball strategy.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 8, 2013
Salman Rushdie's memoir Joseph Anton documents his life during the years the Ayatollah of Iran had issued a fatwa calling for Rushdie's death.
OPB | Broadcast: May 6, 2013
The poet Stephanie Lenox joins us to talk about channeling the voices of other people, and telling her own stories, in her collection Congress of Strange People.
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: Aug. 16, 2012
Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2012
In his new novel Evel Knievel Days, Portland writer Pauls Toutonghi maps the physical and emotional distances from Butte, Montana to Cairo, Egypt.
OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2012
The winners of the Oregon Book Awards will be announced Monday night.
OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2012
Portland author Cheryl Strayed's new memoir chronicles her journey along the Pacific Crest Trail at a critical time in her early twenties.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 27, 2011
We spoke with Ismet Prcic earlier this year about his fascinating book, Shards. It was among our favorite author interviews this year, so we're bringing it back as part of our week of holiday rebroadcasts.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 19, 2011
The Bosnian-born Portlander Ismet Prcic joins us to talk about his first novel, Shards.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2011
If you missed our conversation with the author of The Oregon Experiment, here's your chance to hear it again!