My Book Haul From Portland Oregon Amazon FBA
Red Clocks , Leni Zumas: what if abortion were illegal again? And a pink wall divided America from Canada? Conversations on Writing , Ursula K. Le Guin: a newly published collection packed with nuggets of fiery wisdom. Field Theories , Samiya Bashir: the poet weds thermodynamics and the blues in this visceral study of black bodies.
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G reek characters making friends. Bad seeds and their backstories. Last year gave us some attention-grabbing additions to the local kid-lit canon. Vera Brosgol borrowed from traditional folk and astrophysics to talk about personal space in Leave Me Alone. In Music Is.. Now has shaken out another satchel-full of literary delights for tiny-eyed Oregonians. Or everything, depending on your avian perspective.
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Chuck Palahniuk The Oregonian. The s saw San Francisco establish itself as home base for a uniquely American literary movement. Mencken declared Chicago the "literary capital of the United States. But what about Oregon? The Oregon literary voice is distinct: iconoclastic, often rough-edged or quirky, prone to muse on strange occurrences and the glories of the natural world.
The Northwest writing community is exploding in all directions. Amazing first fiction by Amanda Coplin, Anna Keesey, Natalie Serber and Lois Leveen is the highlight of a strong year that also saw Jess Walter and Sherman Alexie check in with brilliant new books and a hardworking, openhearted Portland writer who gave herself the name Cheryl Strayed become an international star. Before there was Oprah and her 2. Strayed spent five years going deep within herself and coming back with beautifully clear, solid sentences and paragraphs about her life-changing attempt to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. It's not an easy experience, surely not as easy as Strayed makes it look, but it's definitely worth the trip. She wrote a stunningly beautiful novel about a reclusive homesteader and the two pregnant girls who live with him.