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slides: Best Portland Book Events in November

Friday, October 16, 2015

 

Are you a literature lover? Then you're in luck! There are plenty of book reading, signings, discussions and more in Portland during the month of November.

Catch the Office star Rainn Wilson discussing his new memoir, meet Chelsea Clinton at ther book signing, or hear a new author discuss their latest work. GoLocal has compiled all the best book events happening in Portland during the month of November to guide you along the way.

See Slides Below: Portland's Best Book Events This November 

 

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The Homemade Kitchen

Join author Alana Chernila for a discussion of her cookbook The Homemade Kitchen, a follow-up to her debut, The Homemade Pantry.

When: Sunday, November 1 at 4 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave.

Photo via Alana Chernila's Facebook page

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Andrea Kleine

Andrea Kleine will discuss her novel Calf, set in the aftermath of a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Regan, with Vanessa Veskela, author of Zazen.

When: Sunday, November 1 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave.

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Meera Subramanian

Journalist Meera Subramanian will host a reading of A River Runs Again, a collection of five true stories dealing with life, loss, and survival in modern-day India.

When: Monday, November 2 at 7:30 PM

Where : Powell's on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 

Photo via Meera Subramanian's Twitter page

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Lilly Ledbetter Poets

Broadway books will host several local authors from the recently published anthology Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace

When: Monday, November 2 at 7 PM

Where: Broadway Books, 1714 NEW Broadway

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Modern Families

Joshua Gamson will host a conversation about his book Modern Families, an exploration of the effect of technology, activism and  law.

When: Monday, November 2 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave.

Photo via Wikipedia

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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz offers a history of the United States told from the perspective of Indigenous peoples.

When: Tuesday, November 3 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave.

Photo via Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz's Twitter page.

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George Musser

George Musser will discuss his book Spooky Action at a Distance, a mind-bending voyage to the frontiers of modern physics.

When: Wednesday, November 4 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave.

Photo via George Musser's Twitter page

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Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton will be on hand to sign copies of It's Your World, in which she discusses the biggest challenges facing our world today.

When: Thursday, November 5 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave.

Photo via Chelsea Clinton's Facebook page.

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Sam Alden

Adventure Time contributor Sam Alden will discuss his new story collection New Construction.

When: Thursday, November 5 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 

Photo via Sam Alden's Facebook page

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Era of Eames

"Era of Eames" features a collection of paintings from mid-century-inspired artist George Perrou.

When: Thursday, November 5 at 8 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave.

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The Dogist

Furever Pets, Broadway Books and the Oregon Humane Society will host an evening with Elias Weiss Friedman, also known as the Dogist.

When: Thursday, November 5 at 7:30 PM

Where: Furever Pets, 1902 NE Broadway

Photo via Elias Weiss Friedman's Twitter page

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Drew Barrymore

Love Me Back author Merritt Tierce discusses his debut novel.

When: Friday, November 6 at 8 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave.

Photo via Drew Barrymore's Facebook page

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Wordstock

Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival will features on-stage author interviews, children's storytimes, pop-up events and more. For more info, check out GoLocal's preview of Wordstock.

When: Saturday, November 7 at 9 AM

Where: Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland

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Carli Davidson

Pet photographer Carli Davidson will discuss Shake Cats, the third installment in her bestselling "Shake" series.

When: Sunday, November 8 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

Photo via Carli Davidson's Facebook page

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Beer Bites

Beer lovers will be in for a treat as Christian DeBenedetti and Andrea Slonecker will discuss their book Beer Bites

When: Monday, November 9 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

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Yumi Sakugawa

Award-winning artist Yumi Sakugawa will discuss There is No right Way to Meditate, a guide to tapping into your inner self and finally find the peace that you've been seeking.

When: Monday, November 9 at 7:30 PM

Where : Powell's on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 

Photo via Yumi Sakugawa's Facebook page

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Herb

Laurie Wolf will guide visitors through her cookbook Herb: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Cannabis.

When: Tuesday, November 10 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

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Tim Flannery

Tim Flannery will argue for his groundbreaking book  The Weather Makers a look at a climate system in crisis.

When: Wednesday, November 11 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave.

Photo via Wikipedia

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Cthulhu Fhtagn!

Contributors Wendy Wagner, Cameron Pierce, Mike Griffin, Nathan Carson and Christine Morgan will read from the collection Cthulhu Fhtagn!  

When: Thursday, November 12 at 7:30 PM

Where : Powell's on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 

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Charlie Mike

Journalist Joe Klein will discuss Charlie Mike, a true story of two decorated combat veterans marked by tragedy.

When: Wednesday, November 11 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

Photo via Joe Klein's Twitter page

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Theo Chocolate

Theo Chocolate author Debra Music will discuss her savory recipes and the story of North America's first organic chocolate factory.

When: Friday, November 13 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

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Jenny Lawson

Jenny Lawson will examine her own experience with severe depression in a conversation about her memoir Furiously Happy

When: Saturday, November 14 at 4 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

Photo via Jenny Lawson's Twitter Page

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Rainn Wilson

The Office's Rainn Wilson will host a conversation about The Bassoon King his memoir about finding his place in comedy, faith and life.

When: Sunday, November 15 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

Photo via Rainn Wilson's Twitter page

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Noy Holland

Rookie author Noy Holland will discuss his debut book Bird.

When: Monday, November 16 at 7:30 PM

Where : Powell's on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 

Photo via Wikipedia

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Long Story Short

Margot Leitman, winner of multiple Moth short storytelling competitions will guide attendees through the art of storytelling.

When: Monday, November 16 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

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David Spade

David Spade will be on hand to sign copies of his memoir Almost Interesting

When: Tuesday, November 17 at 12:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

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Sam Phillips

Author Peter Guralnick will discuss his biography Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll.

When: Tuesday, November 17 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

Photo via Peter Guralnick's Facebook page

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Rick Moody

Rick Moody will read from and discuss his darkly comic portrait of a man who comes to life through his online reviews, Hotels of North America.

When: Wednesday, November 18 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

Photo via Rick Moody's Facebook page

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Ancient Places

Jack Nisbet will guide readers through Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest.

When: Thursday, November 19 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

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Jason Mark

Journalist and adventurer will lead attendees on a journey for the mystery of the wild during a discussion of his book Satellites in the High Country.

When: Thursday, November 19 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 

Photo via Jason Mark's Twitter page

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Alex Honnold

Anna Rymill will ask Alex Honnold about his new book Alone on the Wall about his career as an adventure athlete.

When: Friday, November 20 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

Photo via Alex Honnold's Facebook page

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Imagine Comics

Four comic book writers and artists will be on hand for a special panel discussion: writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, author of Bitch Planet; writer Joe Keatinge, author of Tech Jacket; Leila del Duca, Shutter artist; and writer Kurt Busiek, author of Autumnlands.

When: Monday, November 23 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

Photo via Kelly Sue DeConnick's Facebook page

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Shann Ray

Shann Ray will discuss American Cooper,  a novel about America's hidden desire for regeneration through violence, the ultimate cost of forgiveness and the demands of atonement.

When: Friday, November 20 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 

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Colin Cowherd

Former ESPN radio host Colin Cowherd will discuss his book Raw, a look into all things sports.

When: Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

Photo via Colin Cowherd's Facebook page

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Scott Nadelson

Between You and Me author Scott Nadelson will discuss his story of Paul Haberman, a happily single man who's life is turned upside down by a single mother named Cynthia.

When: Monday, November 30 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 

Photo via Scott Nadelson's Twitter Page

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Ryan and Lucy Berkley

Ryan Berkley and Lucy Berkley will discuss their compendium Social Animals.

When: Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30 PM

Where: Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave

Photo via Ryan and Lucy Berkley's Twitter page

 
 

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