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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
Fiction
Reading/Talk
Annie Bloom's Books
January 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk
Annie Bloom's Books
January 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk
Annie Bloom's Books
January 26, 2017 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Panel/Talk
Annie Bloom's Books
January 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Creative Nonfiction
Reading
Literary Arts Portland
February 16, 2017 - 7:30pm

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