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Summer Pot Parties Up In Smoke | Comedian Curtis Cook | Secret Life of Tour Managers

OPB | May 28, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, the city's plans to enforce pot policy puts many marijuana-related events on hold, the comedian Curtis Cook talks about what it takes to be brave and writer Andi Zeisler discusses the commodification of feminism and more.

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The Archive Project - May 25, 2016

OPB | May 25, 2016 9 p.m.

"New Yorker" columnist Brendan Gill examines the boom and bust of urban architecture and what it might mean for the future of human civilization. 

Technology | Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - May 18, 2016

OPB | May 18, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Rita Dove discusses her writing process, adapting her work to the stage, and facing fear through poetry, among other subjects. 

Books | Arts | State of Wonder

Monica Drake Haunts Portland With Her New Story Collection

OPB | May 14, 2016 8 a.m.

One of Portland’s best known contemporary bards talks about her new collection of interconnected stories.

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Victoria Jamieson Clobbers Young Adult Tropes In 'Roller Girl'

OPB | May 14, 2016 8 a.m.

The Portland writer's graphic novel for middle-grade readers is about finding out who you are and dealing with life's messy social geometry through the raucous sport of roller derby.

Books | Arts | State of Wonder

Summer Reads: Katherine Dunn | Phil Knight | Monica Drake | Mo Daviau | Victoria Jamieson

OPB | May 14, 2016 noon

State of Wonder helps you pack for your summer trips: Remembering Kathrine Dunn, Phil Knight's autobiography, Monica Drake's haunting story collection, Mo Daviau's yarn of time-traveling music lovers and Victoria Jamieson's "Roller Girl" graphic novel.

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Mo Daviau's Spirited Novel Explores Love And Music With A Time-Traveling Twist

OPB | May 13, 2016 4 a.m.

Portland writer Mo Daviau's debut novel, "Every Anxious Wave," is a time-traveling twist on Gen-X love and music obsession.

Books | Arts | State of Wonder

Katie Chase's Superbly Off-Kilter Take On Coming-Of-Age Stories

OPB | May 12, 2016 12:45 p.m.

The award-winning Portland writer's debut collection of short stories, "Man and Wife," is a superbly off-kilter take on the rites, rituals and catastrophes that usher us into adulthood.

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

The Archive Project - May 11, 2016

OPB | May 11, 2016 9 p.m.

In a rare public appearance for the release of his 2016 memoir, "Shoe Dog," Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the story of the man behind the swoosh.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - May 4, 2016

OPB | May 4, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, 2016 Everybody Reads author Cristina Henríquez discusses the power of fiction to forge stronger bonds of community and empathy.