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Powell's Books

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(800) 878-7323
Type: Indie Bookstore
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The "City of Books," as the four-story flagship store in Portland, Oregon, is known, occupies an entire city block, and carries more than one million books. Each month, the Basil Hallward Gallery (located upstairs in the Pearl Room) hosts a new art exhibit, as well as dozens of author events featuring acclaimed writers, artists, and thinkers.

Address: 1005 W Burnside
Portland, OR 97209
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City Guide

by Lee Montgomery

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Lee Montgomery, associate publisher and editorial director of Tin House Books, moved to Portland, Oregon, twelve years ago but never meant to stay. It was a charming Victorian house, the rain and clouds, and the energy of the places featured in this guide that compelled the writer in her to hunker down and take advantage of a city brimming with literary offerings.

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Magazine Articles

by Staff

November/December 2014

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Portland, Oregon–based Tavern Books, which publishes original, translated, and reprinted poetry, as well as the Honest Pint, a unique take on the literary journal.

by Alex Dimitrov

May/June 2013

Portland, Oregon-based Octopus Books and Tin House Books join forces to collaborate on a new poetry series that carves out a space for a new audience and invigorates the city's poetry community.

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January/February 2012

In this regular feature, we offer a few suggestions for podcasts, apps, web tools, newsletters, museum shows, and gallery openings: a medley of literary curiosities for readers and writers on a budget.

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