Notable Portland: 2/9–2/15


Thursday 2/9: Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams and The Gin Closet, reads from her latest work for the Reed College Visiting Writers Series. Eliot Chapel, 6:30 p.m., free. In fraught times, AK Press comes forward with a launch reading for its latest release, Against the Fascist Creep. Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.