“Let’s Just Let It Ride”

Portland author Peter Ames Carlin’s new biography reveals the darkness at the edge of Bruce Springsteen.

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Portland author Peter Ames Carlin had stalked pop music giants before. Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys allowed Carlin into his strange but creative...   More
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 WW Staff

Another Prominent Reporter Leaves The Oregonian


Another prominent reporter is leaving The Oregonian. Peter Ames Carlin, who joined the newspaper as TV columnist in 2000, has announced his resignation. He’s been on leave since January working on a biography of Bruce Springsteen and says he’s quitting to give the book his full attention. Carlin is also the author of well-received bios of Brian Wilson and Paul McCartney. Carlin first went to The ...   More
Monday, May 16, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Lots of Portland in Sunday NYT Book Review

Two writers with Portland connections got early Christmas presents yesterday: coverage in the most coveted real estate in bookland, the New York Times Sunday book review. Oregonian scribe Peter Ames Carlin is no stranger to those pages, having previously landed there with a biography of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson. Yesterday, singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega spent a full page chewing over Carlin's ...   More
Monday, December 21, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS


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