Notable Portland: 2/22–2/28
Thursday 2/22: Poets Brian Garrison, Neil Aitken, and Scott Poole read from their latest work. Another Read Through, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 2/23: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reads from her new book, Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Saturday 2/24: Shane Hinton, editor of the new anthology, We Can’t Help It If We’re From Florida, reads alongside Lidia Yuknavitch and Asha Doré. IPRC, 7 p.m., free.
Monday 2/26: From Josephine Baker to Shonda Rhimes to Carrie Fisher, Karen Karbo’s new book, In Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons From 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules comes to light during the height of the #metoo movement. Karbo is joined in conversation by Olivia Olivia, author of No One Remembered Your Name but I Wrote It Down. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 2/27: Jerry McGill reads from his book, Dear Marcus, a narrative addressing the man that shot him. PNCA, 6 p.m., free.
Omar El Akkad, author of American War, gives a talk on his experiences titled What a War Correspondent Knows About Migration. Central Library, 6:30 p.m., free.
Annalee Newitz reads from her new book, Autonomous, and is joined in conversation by Daniel H. Wilson, author of The Clockwork Dynasty. Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 7 p.m., free.
André Aciman reads from Call Me by Your Name, winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Fiction and now a major motion picture. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Wednesday 2/28: Elif Batuman reads from her latest novel, The Idiot. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
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