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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »

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Today (October 23, 2014)

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In his fascinating and optimistic new book, Welcome to Subirdia (Yale), John Marzluff, author of Gifts of the Crow, reveals how our own actions affect the birds and animals that live in our cities and towns, providing 10 strategies to make human environments friendlier for our natural neighbors.

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3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

David Kukoff's Children of the Canyon (Rare Bird) tells the story of David, a boy growing up in L.A.'s fabled Laurel Canyon neighborhood as the 1960s counterculture is coming to an end.

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1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

In Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights (Picador), Katha Pollitt reframes abortion as a common part of a woman's reproductive life, one that should be accepted as a moral right with positive social implications. Pollitt takes on the "personhood" argument, reaffirms the priority of a woman's life and health, and discusses why terminating a pregnancy can be a force for social good.

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Tomorrow (October 24, 2014)

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3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

In Still Life (Dial), the final book of Jacqueline West's bestselling series, The Books of Elsewhere, an old magic resurfaces in Olive's house. In order to save herself, those she loves, and all of Elsewhere, she must uncover the complex history of this eerie, painted world, its magical origins, and its creator.

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  1. The Diamond Lane Signed Edition Used Trade Paper $12.95

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1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

Wrenched stateside by a family emergency after 16 years in Africa, filmmaker Mouse FitzHenry is instantly beleaguered by a past she'd leapt continents to escape. Karen Karbo's novel, The Diamond Lane (Hawthorne), explores the phony glitz of Hollywood and the fairy tale lure of love and marriage.

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October 25, 2014

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October 26, 2014

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October 27, 2014

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October 28, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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October 29, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


October 30, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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November 1, 2014

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November 2, 2014

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November 3, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

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    3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 4, 2014

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November 5, 2014

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November 6, 2014

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November 7, 2014

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November 8, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 9, 2014

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November 10, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

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    3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 11, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 12, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 13, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 14, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 15, 2014

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    3735 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland, OR (503) 232-1010

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 16, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 17, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

  3. @ 7:30 pm

    3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 18, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 19, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 20, 2014

  1. @ 7:00 pm

    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

  3. @ 7:30 pm

    3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 21, 2014

  1. @ 7:30 pm

    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 22, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 23, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


November 25, 2014

  1. @ 7:00 pm

    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651


November 29, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 1, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 2, 2014

  1. @ 7:30 pm

    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 3, 2014

  1. @ 7:00 pm

    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

  2. @ 7:30 pm

    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 4, 2014

  1. @ 6:30 pm

    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

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    3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 5, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 6, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 7, 2014

  1. @ 7:30 pm

    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 8, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

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    3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 9, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 10, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 11, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 12, 2014

  1. @ 7:30 pm

    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 13, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651


December 16, 2014

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    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 17, 2014

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    3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 503 228 4651


December 20, 2014

  1. @ 11:00 am

    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651


December 27, 2014

  1. @ 11:00 am

    1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave. Portland, OR 503 228 4651

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