This is a special event at Portland Book Festival which requires an add-on ticket to attend. Viet Thanh Nguyen will be joined in conversation with Tommy Orange.
The long overdue story of the Shakurs, persistent fighters in the U.S. struggle for racial justice, and one of the most prominent, influential and fiercely creative families in recent history. Author Santi Elijah Holley will be interviewed by OPB reporter Prakruti Bhatt. Equal parts photo-rich lookbook, and cultural commentary, Mitchell S. Jackson's new book is the story of the extraordinary intersection of high fashion and basketball, from the league's inception to today, and celebrates the iconic style of NBA athletes. Jackson will be interviewed by OPB reporter Paul Marshall.
Erica Berry blends science, history, and cultural criticism in a years-long journey to understand our myths about wolves, and track one legendary wolf, OR-7, from the Wallowa Mountains of Oregon. A fascinating tour of creatures from the surface to the deepest ocean floor, Sabrina Imbler invites us to envision wilder, grander, and more abundant possibilities for the way we live. Moderated by Elena Passarello.
From bestselling author Nicole Chung is a searing memoir of family, class and grief, and a daughter’s search to understand the lives her adoptive parents led, the life she forged as an adult, and the lives she’s lost. New Yorker cartoonist Navied Mahdavian's debut is a gorgeously illustrated and written graphic memoir about belonging, identity, and making a home in the remote American West. Moderated by Mat Johnson.