Date Night For A Bibliophile: A Post-Valentine’s Essay

Several months ago, right around Valentine’s Day, I was strolling down Mississippi Avenue in Portland when I came across a used bookstore called Another Read Through. Already excited by the expected scent of yellowing pages and the adorable name, I walked through the…

Author Q&A: Mary Pilon on Monopoly’s secret history

Mary Pilon, author of The Monopolists, explains how she became intrigued by the storied and scandalous history of the board game Monopoly--the subject of her latest book.

Powell’s Events Preview 8.15 – Ivan Doig, The Americans, and more

While we're cruising through August, take a minute between pool-side reads and check out some of the exciting things Powell's has in store for the coming dog days of summer. August 10: Chitra Viraraghavan will be at Powell's on Hawthorne at 7:30pm to talk…

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