Ursula K. Le Guin Draws Spotlight At National Book Awards

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:50 p.m.

THURSDAY: The legendary Northwest author delivered an impassioned speech last night at the National Book Awards, where she received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

The Authors Road: Chronicling America's Writers

OPB |Oct. 28, 2013 12:35 p.m.

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.

Malcolm Gladwell Talks About Sports And "David And Goliath"

OPB |Oct. 11, 2013 12:25 p.m.

In his new book, David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell dismantles conventional thinking on topics ranging from education to criminal sentencing to basketball strategy.

Salman Rushdie's Years As Joseph Anton

OPB |Oct. 08, 2013 12:06 p.m.

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.

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

OPB |Oct. 05, 2013 midnight

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

Toro Bravo Secrets Revealed

OPB |Sept. 27, 2013 12:40 p.m.

John Gorham reveals the stories behind his award-winning restaurant, Toro Bravo, in his new book Toro Bravo. Stories. Recipes. No Bull.

Mitchell S. Jackson's Novel Focuses On Residue Years In Portland

OPB |Sept. 12, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Mitchell Jackson's semi-autobiographical debut novel recalls a northeast Portland damaged by drugs and the drug war.

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