Presented every Spring, the Oregon Book Awards celebrate our rich literary community. Sample books for all ages and reading interests written by this year's finalists, talented authors from all around the state.
Cheryl Strayed's Wild is a story of personal transformation, gained by traversing some of the country's most rugged wilderness. While you wait for this title, we hope you'll enjoy some more stories about people who have been changed through physical and mental trials.
George Saunders writes short stories that are satirical and imaginative and yet compassionate; the New York Times Magazine says "you feel as if he understands humanity in a way that no one else quite does." While you wait for his latest, check out these thoughtful and inventive stories and novels.
This time travel action movie starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt has an original vision of the future of evolution, culture, and economic life. Here are some other movies that explore time travel and the future.
Gillian Flynn's tale of a mysterious disappearance and a marriage full of secrets has become the book of Summer 2012. While you wait for this taut psychological thriller, we hope you will enjoy some of our other suggestions.
Two Classics Pageturners book discussion groups: Hillsdale Library and Hollywood Library, plus Quarterly Classics at Capitol Hill Library. And classic literature book lists of Western and non-Western...