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Powell's Books

Phone: 
(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.

Upcoming Events
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading
Glyph Cafe & Art Space
April 20, 2015 - 5:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading
The Waypost
May 14, 2015 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading
Milepost 5 (Chapel Theatre)
June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm

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