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What You Missed On 8/4

Faerieworlds
Carolyn Turgeon, author of Godmother, writes about her experience at Faerieworlds '09

Book News for Tuesday, August 4, 2009
New novels by Thomas Pynchon and Richard Russo hit the stands, create your own Robert Ludlum title, and more

Every Day’s an Endless Dream of Cigarettes and Magazines
Guest blogger Joe Pernice (It Feels So Good When I Stop) on why rock stars should pack clean underwear

Mixing Memory and Desire
The Nation reviews C. P. Cavafy: Collected Poems


What You Missed On 7/30

The Confessions of My Generation
Fearless Confessions author Sue William Silverman discusses the rise of the Baby Boomer memoir

Ideas for Books Come Unbidden
Guest blogger Scott Rosenberg reveals his inspiration for writing Say Everything: How Blogging Began, What It's Becoming, and Why It Matters

Read It Before They Screen It: Cosmopolis, The Rats of NIMH, and King Kong Lives (Again?)
All headed to the big screen (maybe)

Book News for July 30, 2009
Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno on Fresh Air, Book vs. Kindle video, and more

A Big Box Beat
The Oregonian's less-than-charitable review of The Beats: A Graphic History by Harvey Pekar


What You Missed On 7/28

Blogs and the Master Narrative
Guest blogger Scott Rosenberg, author of Say Everything: How Blogging Began, What It's Becoming, and Why It Matters, discusses the good and bad sides of blogging

Wesley the Owl
Wesley the Owl author Stacy O'Brien reveals how a single owl changed all her misconceptions

Ask Dale E. Basye, Well-Respected Author of Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go and the Spanking New Rapacia: The Second Circle of Heck, Which Is Ideal for Spanking
A self-inflicted Q&A from Dale E. Basye, the author of Rapacia: The Second Circle of Heck

The Prison Dilemma
The Nation reviews Cruel and Unusual: The Culture of Punishment in America by Anne-Marie Cusac


What You Missed On 7/21/09

The Green Zone Comes Home
The Green Zone author Barry Sanders writes about the environmental cost of warfare

Off Camera
Guest blogger Peter Terzian (editor of Heavy Rotation) writes about what to do with his CD collection in a digital age

In the Closet
The Nation reviews Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North by Thomas Sugrue


What You Missed On 7/20/09

The Returns
Peter Terzian, editor of Heavy Rotation: Twenty Writers on the Albums That Changed Their Lives, remembers when rock was dangerous

Book News for Monday, July 20, 2009
Remembering Frank McCourt, Amazon removes Big Brother, and more

Tech Q&A: Brian Cox
Why Does E=mc2? author Brian Cox

Violence of Community
Rain Taxi reviews Death in Spring by Merce Rodoreda


What You Missed On 7/14/09

My, what a busy day it was...

Facebook Fan Page Winner!
See who won free books for their Facebook love!

In Shop Class (and Beyond) with Matthew Crawford
Dave interviews Shop Class as Soulcraft author Matthew B. Crawford

Book News for Tuesday, July 14, 2009
The new Harry Potter film, David Foster Wallace goes to the movies, and more

Francophiles
Guest blogger Ian MacKenzie (City of Strangers) writes about Albert Camus in honor of Bastille Day

The Best Tattoo Since Yesterday
An original essay for Powells.com by Jeff Johnson, Portland tattoo artist and author of Tattoo Machine

The Devil’s Company
An original essay by David Liss, author of The Devil's Company

Pill Head
An original essay by ...


What You Missed On 7/9

We know, we know. You got super-busy yesterday and couldn't keep up with all the goings-on at our blog, and now you aren't sure where to start. (Or maybe you're an East Coaster and all of our posts went up after you punched out for the day.)

We've got your back. Here's what you missed yesterday on the blog:

Wild Feminine
Wild Feminine author Tami Lynn Kent writes about learning to listen and follow the female body.

Book News for Thursday, July 9, 2009
Why authors should hesitate before lashing out at critics on the Interwebs, the cover of Dan Brown's new novel, and more!

Isaac Newton to the rescue
Our newest Review-a-Day partner, The Oregonian, reviews Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist by Thomas Levenson


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