Jon Mooallem is a writer-at-large for the New York Times Magazine and a contributor to several magazines and radio shows, including This American Life, and Wired.
His most recent book is This Is Chance! The Shaking of an All-American City, A Voice That Held It Together.
It might be the most oddly reassuring disaster story you’ll ever read.
Mooallem spoke with OPB’s John Notarianni as a part of the recent Portland Book Festival, put on by Literary Arts.