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Sara Jaffe – Dryland

SARA JAFFE offers up her debut novel, Dryland, in September (Tin House Books). This is an amazingly evocative and restrained piece of writing; as Maggie Nelson says, “It’s realism, but its realism brushes ever so deftly against the allegorical, making the novel shimmer, part diary, part dream.” Dryland resonates with wonder, with subtle and earnest

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August 31, 2015

“There are stories inside the stories, and I want to know them all.” In conversation with Laura Moulton

Laura Moulton is the founder of Street Books, a nonprofit mobile library that serves people who live outside in Portland, Oregon. Active since June of 2011, Street Books is “committed to providing good literature, and conversations about literature, for those who are often pushed to the margins.” This week, LNL contributor Corinne Gould talks with

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May 25, 2015

“Portland has a very pioneering spirit.” In conversation with Liz Crain.

Portland author Liz Crain’s Food Lover’s Guide to Portland is a foodie staple for locals and visitors alike. Maintaining its focus on locally-sourced menus and locally-owned businesses, from food carts and restaurants to specialty vendors and farmers markets, the second edition of Food Lover’s Guide to Portland (Hawthorne Books) offers updated and expanded listings. Liz

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October 13, 2014

Benjamin Parzybok

Before dusk, Renee and Bea rode for the unused water towers. Now that they’d been in the neighborhood, the mile and a half ride felt like a long, hazardous journey, and they embarked with trepidation. They rode hard, pausing for no one and memorizing their route and the obstacles in it, complete with its burnt-out

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September 8, 2014

Annie Lighthart and Kasey Jueds

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Candace Opper. This week we we’re featuring a special episode that spotlights a new reading series at Glyph Café and Arts Space in Portland. Glyph’s mission is to provide a crossroads where Portland’s diverse visual and literary arts communities can gather to share ideas and projects. Their poetry and art pairings

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April 15, 2014

Tumbles from Sky to Earth: Sascha Altman DuBrul’s Maps to the Other Side

Microcosm, 2013 Reviewed by T.K. Dalton As the title suggests, Sascha Altman DuBrul’s Maps to the Other Side: Adventures of a Bipolar Cartographer is an idiosyncratic atlas where the arrow pointing north constantly shifts its orientation. DuBrul has created a memoir and a handbook, a personal clips file and a global manifesto. Though the work

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May 27, 2013

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