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Cartopia: Portland's Food Cart Revolution
Cartopia: Portland's Food Cart Revolution
by Kelly Rodgers and Kelley Roy
Staff Pick
We Portlanders love our small neighborhoods of quirky livability, and the indie food carts exemplify some of that charm. Cartopia highlights some of the major pods (a cluster of three or more carts) and delves into the wellbeing of the food-cart realm... (read more)

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Portland in Three Centuries: The Place and the People
Portland in Three Centuries: The Place and the People
by Carl Abbott
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A compact and comprehensive history of Portland from first European contact to the twenty-first century, Portland in Three Centuries introduces the women and men who have shaped Oregon's largest city. The expected politicians and business leaders... (read more)

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The Zinester's Guide to Portland (2007): A Low/No Budget Guide to Visiting and Living in Portland, Oregon
The Zinester's Guide to Portland (2007): A Low/No Budget Guide to Visiting and Living in Portland, Oregon
by Shawn Granton and Nate Beaty
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Billed as a "low/no budget guide to visiting and living in Portland, Oregon, the Zinester's Guide to Portland breaks down the PDX grid by neighborhood with descriptions of good restaurants, thrift stores, bars, bridges, places to loiter, etc... (read more)

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Insiders' Guide: Portland, Oregon in Your Pocket!: Your Guide to an Hour, a Day, or a Weekend in the City (Insiders' Guide in Your Pocket Portland Or: Your Guide to an)
Insiders' Guide: Portland, Oregon in Your Pocket!: Your Guide to an Hour, a Day, or a Weekend in the City (Insiders' Guide in Your Pocket Portland Or: Your Guide to an)
by Rachel Dresbeck
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From the natural wonders of the Columbia River Gorge to the Pearl District’s thriving arts scene, Portland offers diverse opportunities for fun and adventure—and Insiders’ Guide: Portland, OR in Your Pocket! takes you there. ... (read more)

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This Is Portland: The City You've Heard You Should Like
This Is Portland: The City You've Heard You Should Like
by Alexander Barrett
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This is Portland is a first-hand look at a city that people can't seem to stop talking about. It's a guidebook of sorts, but not to restaurants and sightseeing. Instead, Alexander Barrett is your friendly guide to the quirky characters and atmosphere of... (read more)

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Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon
Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon
by Chuck Palahniuk
Staff Pick
Not your typical hotel-gift-shop guidebook, Fugitives and Refugees makes no pretense at objectivity. This is a decidedly idiosyncratic and personal book. Palahniuk's Portland is eccentric, dysfunctional, and perverse. If you're new to Palahniuk's work... (read more)

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The Brass: It's a Bit of England Where Good Companionship Is the Order of the Day
The Brass: It's a Bit of England Where Good Companionship Is the Order of the Day
by Robert Philip Wright
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The Brass is the story of the birth and growth of a world-famous public house, the Horse Brass Pub in Portland, Oregon. This authentic pub, with deep British roots, became the cathedral of Oregon's craft beer revolution and its publican, Don Younger, the... (read more)

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The Portland Bridge Book
The Portland Bridge Book
by Sharon Wood Wortman and Ed Wortman
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The Portland Bridge Book, now in its third edition, is a richly detailed history of the bridges spanning the Willamette and Columbia Rivers in Portland, Oregon. This edition is totally new, with over 175 photographs and illustrations. The book makes... (read more)

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The Portland Red Guide: Sites and Stories From Our Radical Past
The Portland Red Guide: Sites and Stories From Our Radical Past
by Michael Munk
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A historical guidebook of social dissent in Portland, Oregon, Michael Munk's The Portland Red Guide links notable radicals, their organizations, and their activities to physical sites in the city. With the aide of maps and numerous photos, Munk tells... (read more)

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Bridges of Portland (Images of America)
Bridges of Portland (Images of America)
by Ray Bottenberg
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In the 1920s and 1930s, Oregon's legendary bridge engineer Conde B. McCullough designed a first-rate collection of aesthetic bridges on the Oregon Coast Highway to enhance an already dramatic and beautiful landscape. The six largest of these, at Gold... (read more)

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Portland Confidential: Sex, Crime, and Corruption in the Rose City
Portland Confidential: Sex, Crime, and Corruption in the Rose City
by Phil Stanford
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It may come as a shock to anyone who regards Portland as a haven for enlightened progressive thought, with light rail and lattes. But not too long ago — in fact, as recently as the 1950s — Portland was known throughout the country as a Mecca of... (read more)

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The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local
The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local
by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and Jonathan Krisel
Staff Pick
I'd assumed that buying The Portlandia Cookbook for its recipes would be like reading Playboy for the articles, but Brownstein and Armisen's latest book is the real thing: a collection of delicious, inventive recipes inspired by local restaurants and... (read more)

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Rose City Heist:  A True Crime Portland Tale of Sex, Gravy, Jewelry, and Almost Rock and Roll
Rose City Heist: A True Crime Portland Tale of Sex, Gravy, Jewelry, and Almost Rock and Roll
by Matt Love
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On August 21, 1993, Matt Love and his friend became the chief suspects in the biggest jewelry theft in Portland history. No one was ever arrested in the case, the jewelry never recovered. The statute of limitations on the crime, grand larceny, has... (read more)

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Day Trips from Portland, Oregon: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler
Day Trips from Portland, Oregon: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler
by Kim Cooper Findling
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Need a day away to relax, refresh, renew? Just get in your car and go! This first edition of Day Trips from Portland, Oregon is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover in your own backyard. With full trip-planning... (read more)

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The Portlandia Activity Book
The Portlandia Activity Book
by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and Jonathan Krisel
Staff Pick
With activities like "How to Crowdfund Your Baby," diagrams such as the "Artisanal Diet Pyramid," and tools for anyone looking to get in touch with their inner Portland (see "Bird Stencils"), The Portlandia Activity Book, like the TV show, will amuse... (read more)

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Portland's Goose Hollow (Images of America)
Portland's Goose Hollow (Images of America)
by Tracy J. Prince
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One of Portland's oldest neighborhoods, Goose Hollow is steps from downtown and beloved for its quirky character, historic homes, spectacular views, and walkability. Over a century ago, the actual "hollow" was dramatically altered when the meandering... (read more)

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An Architectural Guidebook to Portland
An Architectural Guidebook to Portland
by Bart King
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Portland strikes a unique balance between the rich architectural traditions of the past and the cutting-edge creative developments of modern architecture. Within a small downtown area can be found 19th-century cast-iron-front buildings, skyscrapers, old... (read more)

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Yesterday and Today Portland (Yesterday & Today)
Yesterday and Today Portland (Yesterday & Today)
by Ted Katauskas
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An in-depth tribute to one of America's friendliest, most prosperous and livable cities. Spectacular imagery and fascinating stories.... (read more)

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Trees of Greater Portland
Trees of Greater Portland
by Phyllis C. Reynolds and Elizabeth F. Dimon
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The authors selected 132 local trees exceptional for their size, beauty, rarity, or history. Each description includes a color photograph and locations of notable specimens visible from the street. Appendices list trees by the months for best viewing and... (read more)

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Portland Then and Now
Portland Then and Now
by Linda Dodds
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Celebrating America's favorite cityscapes, this series combines historic interest and contemporary beauty. Then and Now features fascinating archival photographs contrasted with specially commissioned, full-color images of the same scene today. A visual... (read more)

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