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Storm at sunset

Storm surge. Light layered between darkness. Sunset seems steeped in...Read More...

Memories out of Season

Mt. St. Helens Quiz

May 18, 2017 To honor the mountain's dramatic eruption thirty-seven years ago...Read More...

On Books and Reading

Is historical accuracy too much to ask?

  I usually recommend reading a book before seeing the movie version. However, I am re-thinking my...Read More...

Writers Journal

Good to remember

In a recent Writer's Digest article, David Corbett, author of The Art of...Read More...

WordFest News

Last WordFest event before August break

Last WordFest event before August break A variety of literary forms will be presented at the next WordFest on Tuesday, July 10, 6:00 pm, at the Cassava Coffeehouse, 1333 Broadway in...Read More

Latest Book Review

The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896

 We've Been Here Before Historian Richard White opens his magisterial work with this observation: “I have written a book about a time of rapid and disorienting change and...Read More...

Book Chat Update

February 2018 - A Chat with Jeff Stookey

February 2018 - A Chat with Jeff Stookey Book Chat host Alan Rose talks with Portland author Jeff Stookey about Acquaintance, the first book in his trilogy set in the 1920s,...Read More