With each new novel, acclaimed British
author Zadie Smith seems as if she’s reacting violently against the one
before it. After the exuberant prose and plot of her sprawling, Rushdian
Don’t worry, there aren’t any beanbag chairs, and these
books of stories don’t have any pretty pictures. Lunch Pail Tales: A
Story Hour for Grown-ups is exactly what it sounds like: an adult
Punk zinester Joe Biel’s Powell’s chat will be a riot.
Expect stories about cops breaking up fights outside house shows,
roadies on endless tours and squatting mobs reclaiming abandoned homes
Love means never having to say you shot the president.
As the 50th anniversary of the John F.
Kennedy assassination nears, in 2013, two out of three Americans still
believe Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone in murdering the president.
Wordstock authors on sex, dystopia and Fifty Shades of Grey.
Portland’s annual literary festival, Wordstock, is back
and it’s…roughly the same size as ever. For two days, the hallowed halls
of the Oregon Convention Center will play host to some 200 vi
From what sounds like static, astronomers can discern an image of the entire universe.
Explaining how they
pull off this trick is the job of writers like Caleb Scharf, director of
With apologies to Julia Stiles, Oregon Ballet dancers go clubbin’.
No one is dancing when I arrive at Jones. I’m here to meet
Oregon Ballet Theatre dancers Olga Krochik and Lucas Threefoot and
their friends, ostensibly for a night on the town. But it’s early