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Emily Suvada in Conversation With Fonda Lee

From Powell’s website: The nightmare of the outbreak is finally over, but Cat’s fight has only just begun. Cat thought the Hydra epidemic was over, but when new cases pop up, Cat must team up with an enemy to fix the vaccine before the virus spirals out of control. Emily Suvada’s This Cruel Design (Simon Pulse) is the sequel to This Mortal Coil. Suvada will be joined in conversation by Fonda Lee, author of Jade City. Preorder a signed edition of This Cruel Design

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Tim Mohr in Conversation With Peter Ames Carlin

From Powell’s website: The story of East German punk rock is about much more than music; it is a story of extraordinary bravery in the face of one of the most oppressive regimes in history. Tim Mohr’s Burning Down the Haus (Algonquin) brings to life the young men and women who successfully fought authoritarianism three chords at a time. Mohr will be joined in conversation by Peter Ames Carlin, author of Bruce. Preorder a signed edition of Burning Down the Haus Punk Rock Revolution & the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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James Mustich in Conversation With Amy Wang

From Powell’s website: Encompassing fiction, poetry, science and science fiction, memoir, travel writing, biography, children’s books, history, and more, James Mustich’s 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die (Workman) moves across cultures and through time to present an eclectic collection of titles. Mustich will be joined in conversation by Amy Wang, Arts & Books Editor for The Oregonian. Preorder a signed edition of 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List

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Fatimah Asghar in Conversation With Samiya Bashir

From Powell’s website: In her powerful debut poetry collection, If They Come for Us (One World), Fatimah Asghar, poet and cocreator of the Emmy-nominated web series Brown Girls, captures the experience of being a Pakistani Muslim woman in contemporary America, while exploring identity, violence, and healing. Asghar will be joined in conversation by poet Samiya Bashir, author of Field Theories. Preorder a signed edition of If They Come for Us: Poems

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Let’s Talk About Death (Over Dinner)

From Powell’s website: Death Over Dinner has been one of the most effective end-of-life awareness campaigns to date; in just three years, it has provided the framework and inspiration for more than 100,000 dinners focused on having these end-of-life conversations. Founder Michael Hebb’s Let’s Talk About Death (Over Dinner) (Da Capo Lifelong) offers practical advice on how to have these same conversations – not just at the dinner table, but anywhere. Hebb will be joined in conversation by Jody Kurilla, owner of Yoga Shala of Portland. Preorder a signed edition of Lets Talk about Death (Over Dinner): An Invitation and Guide to Life’s Most Important Conversation

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NW Academy Visiting Writer Series: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

From Northwest Academy’s website: Please join us on Thursday, October 18, for visiting writer Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, author of A Kind of Freedom. Northwest Academy high school students have been reading A Kind of Freedom this school year and will have the opportunity to have a conversation with Wilkerson Sexton about her writing. Prior to Wilkerson Sexton’s talk, two student authors, Lily Cohn and Mazie Drummond, will be reading excerpts from original works of short fiction. We are honored to be hosting this phenomenal author at Northwest Academy, so please help us make her feel welcome and show our support for Lily and Mazie with an amazing turnout! We hope to see you all there! From event release flier: Please join us on Thursday, October…

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R. O. Kwon in Conversation With Elena Passarello

From Powell’s website: R. O. Kwon’s The Incendiaries (Riverhead) is a powerful, darkly glittering novel of violence, love, faith, and loss, as a young woman at an elite American university is drawn into a cult’s acts of terrorism. Haunting and intense, The Incendiaries is a fractured love story that explores what can befall those who lose what they love most. Kwon will be joined in conversation by Elena Passarello, author of Animals Strike Curious Poses and Let Me Clear My Throat. Preorder a signed edition of The Incendiaries

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Julia Turshen in Conversation With Celeste Noche

From Powell’s website: From Julia Turshen, author of Small Victories and Feed the Resistance, comes Now and Again (Chronicle), a new cookbook offering more than 125 delicious and doable recipes to help cooks of all skill levels gather friends and family around the table to share a meal together. Turshen will be joined in conversation by photographer Celeste Noche. Preorder a signed edition of Now and Again: Go To Recipes, Inspired Menus, and Endless Ideas for Reinventing Leftovers

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QTIPOC Draw Night

From IPRC’s website: Draw, craft, chat with other Queer/Trans/Inter* People of Color! First Sundays of the month, 6-10pm ADA accessible, Free parking available Light snacks and tea provided.

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