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Pre-Paid Mail-In Ballots | Palindromes | Tides

OPB | Broadcast: March 22, 2017

A Man, A Plan, A Canal: What's a Palindrome? Also today, we learn about the science and mystery of ocean tides. And we hear about a bill that would include pre-paid postage for Oregon's mail-in ballots.

Nicholson Baker And Michael Copperman: Teaching In Public Schools

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 25, 2016

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

Writer Sherman Alexie: Thunder Boy Jr.

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2016

Northwest writer Sherman Alexie talks about his new children's book, "Thunder Boy Jr."

This Side Of Home: Renee Watson

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 30, 2015

A novel for young adults takes up the changing nature of Northeast Portland's neighborhoods.

Healing After The Tsunami

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 30, 2015

Author Marie Mutsuki Mockett explored the spiritual and emotional aspects of Japanese life after the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

John Irving And His 'Avenue Of Mysteries'

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 9, 2015

Acclaimed author John Irving sits down with Dave Miller in front of an audience at Wordstock to talk about Irving's 14th novel.

Northwest Passages: Ursula K. Le Guin

OPB | Broadcast: April 29, 2010

Iconic Oregon writer Ursula K. Le Guin reflects on her decades of work and her fight with Google.