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30th Anniversary of Broadway Books, Daniel James Brown, Christopher Moore: 18 Literary Events in Oregon

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Broadway Books celebrates its 30th anniversary On Saturday, visitors promised to catch a glimpse of jigsaw puzzles from new on-demand Broadway books, a picture book, cake, contests, “very special sale” and more.

Owners Sally McPherson (left, above) and Kim Bissell also wrote in their newsletter that anyone who wears a Broadway Books T-shirt or hoodie at their Northeast Portland store today “will be eligible for a special bonus!”

Related: At Broadway Books, “Proud of 25 Years” of Creating the Community

Broadway Books at 1714 Northeast Broadway, Portland.

Here are more literary events from March 14-20.

Chef and TikToker Kenneth MacLeod Introduces the new cookbook,”Baker Hebride: Recipes and Wei Stories from the Scottish Isles. 3 p.m. on May 14, Barnes & Noble, Lloyd Center, Portland.

Oregon Poets John L. Miller And Nathan Fryback and the poet Tara L. Karns gives a read. 4 p.m. May 14, via The Poetry Box. Join here.

Oregon authors Steve ForresterAnd Jane Kirkpatrick And Greg Knox present their bookNotable Oregonians: Three Who Matter. 2 p.m. May 15, Lakeside Center at Mennonite Village, 2180 54th Ave SE, Albany. (Read about the book.)

director Charles Chaves Jr. He will present his film on lynching, “Hidden in full view: Outside the archives, racist plans exposed”, and discusses his book “Silent Beach: The Execution of Matthew Williams and the Politics of Racism in the Free StateAt two events: 5:30 p.m. May 16, Ecotrust Building, 721 NW Ninth Ave., Portland, 6:30 p.m. May 17, University of Oregon, Prince Lucien Campbell Hall, Room 180. Virtual version of the show The book presentation will begin at noon May 17. Register here.

Children’s author and illustrator Nikki McClure Presents her new picture book, “old wood boat. 11 a.m. May 17, via Green Bean Books. Watch here.

author Christopher Moore presents his new novel.rasmamaz. 7 p.m. May 17, Powell wrote at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton.

author Potsata ryang She discusses her new memoir, “ma and meWith a Portland writer Omar El Akkkad. 7 p.m. May 17, Powell Book City, 1005 W. Burnside Street

author Daniel James Brown He discusses his engaging historical novel.Facing the Mountain: The True Story of the Japanese American Heroes of World War II” With Tom IkedaD., former executive director of the Seattle nonprofit Densho. 5 p.m. May 18, via Powell Books. Register here.

Portland author Shawn Levy Presents his latest book on pop culture, “In Joke: The Original Queens of Standup Comedy. 6:30 p.m. May 18, Broadway Books, 1714 Northeast Broadway, Portland; Masks requested. (Levi is former Oregonian film critic.)

author Angela Garbis discussing her bookCore Work: Motherhood as Social ChangeWith a Portland writer Lydia Kissling. 7 p.m. May 18, Powell Book City, 1005 W. Burnside Street

author Gabriel German The group discusses its story.family albumwith the author Rodrigo Fuentes. 5 p.m. May 19, via Powell Books. Register here.

New York Times Correspondents Jonathan Martin And Alexander Burns discuss their bookThis Won’t Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America’s FutureWith Oregon. Kate Brown. 6 p.m. May 19, Powell Book City, 1005 W. Burnside Street

Oregon author Miriam Forster Presents her science book for middle grade “Sharks: A Great Organic History. 7 p.m. May 19, via Annie Bloom’s Books. Register here.

Eugene author Lauren Kessler She will present her last book, “Free: Two Years, Six Lives, and a Long Journey HomeOn three upcoming appearances: 7 p.m. May 19, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette Street, Eugene; 11:30 a.m. May 22 First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive Street, Eugene; 7 p.m. June 9, Dallas Public Library, 950 Main Street, Dallas.Read Q&A with the author.)

The Clatskanie Arts Committee and the Clatskanie Library present a library Writing Festival Raymond Carverto celebrate Carver’s ties to the Clatskanie, as he was born on May 25, 1938. Events include a reception featuring an English teacher at Peninsula College Michael Mills 6 p.m. May 20, discussion of Carver’s Poetry and Prose by Scapos Elaine Nussbaum 11:15 a.m. May 21 and walking tour 3 p.m. May 21; Find a complete schedule here.

author Adrian McInty Presents his exciting movieAl Jazeera. 7 p.m. May 20, Powell wrote at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton.

A poet Susan Rich She discusses her new book, “Postcards and Maps Gallery: New and Selected Poems‘With the Oregon Poet John Sibley Williams. 7 p.m. May 20, Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street, Portland.

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