Author Q&A: Alex Tizon

Big Little Man: In Search Of My Asian Self author Alex Tizon explains how his book became a memoir. (more…)

Powell’s Events Preview 7.15 – Jimmy Carter, Rebecca Makkai, and more

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With summer well under way, there's no better time to pour yourself a glass of something cold and relax in the warm weather. Get down with your bookworm self by checking out some of these events at Powell's City of Books! July 9:…

Review: Behind The Beautiful Forevers


Kathleen Boo slams you with a dose of gut-punching reality in Behind The Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity. Documenting daily life in impoverished parts of Mumbai, the book is required reading for anyone looking to better understand poverty in India's slums.

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