Sunday, January 13, 2008

Portland Literary Events

Monday, January 14
World-class speed golfer Christopher Smith talks about his new book I’ve Got 99 Swing Thoughts but “Hit the Ball” Ain’t One
Where: Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills
When: 7:00 pm
Cost: Free
For more info:
www.powells.com

Monday, January 14
Chuck Thompson discusses his new book Smile When You’re Lying: Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer
Where: Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W Burnside
When: 7:30 pm
Cost: Free
For more info:
www.powells.com

Tuesday, January 15
Colson Whitehead discusses his new book Apex Hides the Hurt
Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway
When: 7:30 pm
Cost: $10-$26
For more info: www.pcpa.com/events

Tuesday, January 15
Eric Weiner talks about his new book The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World
Where: Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W Burnside
When: 7:30 pm
Cost: Free
For more info:
www.powells.com

Wednesday, January 16
Beth Lisick, author of Everybody in the Pool, discusses her new offering Helping Me Help Myself
Where: Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W Burnside
When: 7:30 pm
Cost: Free
For more info:
www.powells.com

Thursday, January 17
Tim Josephs reads from A Camouflaged Fragrance of Decency, his new book of humorous short fiction
Where: Twenty-Third Avenue Books, 1015 NW 23rd Ave
When: 7:00 pm
Cost: Free
For more info: www.timjosephs.com


Friday, January 18
James A. Owen talks about The Search for the Red Dragon, his follow-up to Here, There Be Dragons
Where: Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills
When: 7:00 pm
Cost: Free
For more info:
www.powells.com

Saturday, January 19
Lisa Schroder discusses her new book I Heart You, You Haunt Me
Where: Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills
When: 1:00
Cost: Free
For more info:
www.powells.com

This week the Portland Fiction Project continues it’s “Relatively Forced Laughter” theme with “flatter” inspired stories. Flatter yourself by reading some excellent fiction at www.portlandfiction.net.

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