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The Archive Project - Sebastian Junger

OPB | Jan. 18, 2017 9 p.m.

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", journalist and documentary filmmaker Sebastian Junger discusses the unexpected journey that led him to be a war reporter.

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Roxane Gay | Artists In Protest | Eliza Jane Schneider Of 'South Park' | Clowns Without Borders | The Slants

OPB | Jan. 21, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," same world, infinite views: new fiction from the author of "Bad Feminist," a new era of protest music, why laughter truly is the best medicine, and much more.

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Pander Brothers Revive Tech Thriller 'The Dissident'

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017 10:49 a.m. | Portland

What began as a futuristic treatise on corporate use of data becomes spookily prescient in 2017.

News | Books | Think Out Loud

At Wordstock With Rob Spillman, Charles Bock And Sallie Tisdale

OPB | Jan. 16, 2017 noon

We listen to a few conversations with authors we spoke to during the last Literary Arts Wordstock book festival in downtown Portland.

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David Byrne + Portland’s Kelly Pratt | Typhoon’s Kyle Morton | Pander Brothers | Dance Across Cultures & Ages

OPB | Jan. 7, 2017 noon

"State of Wonder" will melt your winter blahs down to marshmallowy molten goodness with provocative dance projects, hot new fiction, and music for transformative times — with glitter cannons!

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Author Colum McCann At Literary Arts Rescheduled

OPB | Jan. 12, 2017 noon

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

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The Archive Project - Bill Buford

OPB | Jan. 11, 2017 9 p.m.

Bill Buford discusses Granta magazine and Granta Books, an editor’s ambition to be arrested, and his real-life confrontation with the Italian police.

Arts | Books | Family | Business | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Louise Erdrich

OPB | Jan. 4, 2017 9 p.m.

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Ojibwe writer Louise Erdrich reflects on 16 years of owning her bookstore, Birchbark Books & Native Arts. 

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John Kitzhaber On The Death Penalty | Jon Raymond's 'Freebird'

OPB | Jan. 3, 2017 noon

For the next installment in our death penalty series, we talk to former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber. We also hear from Portland author and screenwriter Jon Raymond about his new book, "Freebird."

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Richard Russo | Nikki McClure | Jonathan Lethem | Karen Russell

OPB | Dec. 31, 2016 noon

"State of Wonder" talks with some of Wordstock's top authors about the books that most influenced their writing.