Don’t Know Much About

With the presidential election short days away, time to get historical perspective from the author of the million-copy selling, Don’t Know Much About History. Don’t Know Much About the American Presidents is newest book from historian Ken Davis is as lively and informative as his history series. This one now adds a new dimension to […]

Zombies invade Portlandtown

Local author Rob DeBorde’s new book Portlandtown just hit shelves. Perfect timing. Meet Rob DeBorde at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne Monday, 10/29/12 at 7:30pm. He’ll sign books and do some “light reading”, as he puts it. Rob stopped by to talk about the art of writing and using one’s imagination, full tilt. Enjoy our conversation […]

The Great Meat Cookbook

So what’s up with the bacon shortage and what about grassfed versus organic and what do we need to know about “underappreciated” cuts of meat? It’s all here in The Great Meat Cookbook, Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Cook Today’s Meat. Listen to a conversation with Chef Bruce Aidells.

The Oregonian Cookbook

Sometimes the treasure is in our own backyards. That’s certainly what The Oregonian’s FoodDay editor Katherine Miller realized as the popular section was approaching it’s 30th year of publishing food news, trends, and recipes. Three Delicious Decades For readers of the FoodDay section, there’s definitely a sense of pride and ownership for this collection. Greg […]

My Berlin Kitchen

If you loved Julie and Julia, you will eat up Luisa Weiss’s story of food, love and a leap of faith, plus recipes!

Jersey Boys

How did four blue-collar kids become one of the greatest successes in pop music history? You ask four guys, you get four different answers. What’s inside the book Everyone knows their songs. Few know their story. Named for a bowling alley that refused to book them, The Four Seasons—Frankie, Tommy, Bob, and Nick—were four high […]