Notable Portland: 1/24–1/30
Thursday 1/24: Enjoy a conversation with local independent literary scholar Arnie Perlstein on Jane Austen’s “Shadow Stories.” Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Charles Austin Muir reads from his new book, This Is a Horror Book. Another Read Through, 7 p.m., free.
Thomas Kohnstamm reads from his new novel, Lake City, and is joined in conversation with Pauls Toutonghi, author of Dog Gone and Evel Knievel Days. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Friday 1/25: National Book Award-winning author Ha Jin reads from her new biography of Tang dynasty poet Li Bai, The Banished Immortal. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Sunday 1/27: Sam Lipsyte reads from his latest novel, Hark. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
Monday 1/28: Amy Dresner reads from her new memoir, My Fair Junkie: Getting Dirty and Staying Clean. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
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