Epilogue Episode 1 – 5.21.15

Join us for our first episode of Epilogue, a news-in-review show about books, produced by students at the University of Oregon. Host Dana Bredeweg brings us the latest in literary news, from Mark Twain's lost letters to the San Francisco Chronicle to adult…

Author Q&A: Gayle Forman’s advice for young writers

Gayle Forman, author of I Was Here, gives advice to young writers.

Review: A Game Of Thrones


The popular television series, Game of Thrones, is based on the book series A Song of Fire and Ice by George R.R. Martin. The first book in the series, A Game of Thrones, combines action, adventure, and shocking plot twists to make a…

BookSmarts: Heft by Liz Moore

This Eugene "soccer mom" tells us why she's been reading Heft, a novel by Liz Moore about two people who forge a powerful connection in spite of very different circumstances.

Review: Hello Kitty Must Die


Fiona Yu wants nothing to do with her father's attempts to find her a "suitable" husband and instead spends her time working overtime at a prestigious San Francisco law firm. In her downtime she pals around with childhood friend and serial killer Sean…

BookSmarts: Best books to read to kids

Booklandia asked couple Hannah and Josh Hackbarth what books they like to read to their children, and it was no surprise to hear that The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis and The Hardy Boys series by Franklin W. Dixon made the list.

Kid’s Corner: Tea with a rhino

What happens when you hang out with a silly Rhino? You get even sillier, of course. Find I Know A Rhino by Charles Fuge at Powell's Books.

Review: Downsiders


Downsiders is an award-winning novel by Neal Shusterman. The book tells the story of Talon, who lives in the depths of New York City's sewage system with a group of underground dwellers called "The Downsiders."

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