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Notable Portland: 2/9–2/15

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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.

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Brandon Hicks applies his irreverent sense of humor to an illustrated story of three child innovators. Next, in the Saturday Essay, Megan Burbank offers a funny, tender recollection of a difficult summer in New England following a breakup. She reads Lolita in the bathtub, drinks expensive coffee, and eats donuts with a friend until she […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Instructions for Replicating a Bad Summer

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Compare yourself to a raw wound. Explain that everyone else is one too, whether they know it or not.

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