OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 12, 2017
Celebrated short story author George Saunders discusses his new novel "Lincoln in the Bardo."
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 22, 2017
We listen back to a conversation with Teva Harrison about her graphic memoir "In-Between Days" and her experience living with breast cancer. Also, our news roundtable takes up the week's headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 21, 2017
We look at a new study on air pollution and race, and a Lane County effort to improve mental health response by police. Also, OSU's Aaron Wolf talks about his book, "The Spirit of Dialogue."
OPB | Broadcast: July 28, 2017
We explore women's relationship with ambition with Robin Romm, editor of the essay collection "Double Bind," and writer Camas Davis, who contributed to the book. Also, our news roundtable takes on the week's big headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: June 15, 2017
We celebrate the 25th anniversary edition of the very Oregon book Ricochet River. And Senator Jeff Merkley joins us from DC.
OPB | Broadcast: May 30, 2017
We talk about the what this weekend's attacks mean for Portland. And we remember Oregon author Brian Doyle, who died on Saturday.
OPB | Broadcast: May 22, 2017
Voters in Josephine County finally passed a public safety levy. Also, we continue our series of conversations about Portland's next police chief. And we talk to local author Blake Nelson.
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.