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Women Who Rock: Bessie to Beyoncé. Girl Groups to Riot Grrrl.

From Powell’s website: Evelyn McDonnell’s Women Who Rock (Black Dog & Leventhal) is the most complete, up-to-date history of the evolution, influence, and importance of women in music. From Bessie Smith to Beyoncé, women have played an essential and undeniable role in the evolution of popular music. Preorder a signed edition of Women Who Rock: Bessie to Beyonce. Girl Groups to Riot Grrrl

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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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From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

From Powell’s website: Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty (author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes) embarked on a global expedition to discover how other cultures care for the dead. From Here to Eternity (W. W. Norton) is an adventure into the morbid unknown. Preorder a signed edition of From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

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Andre Dubus III

From Powell’s website: Few writers can enter their characters so completely as Andre Dubus III, author of House of Sand and Fog. In his new novel, Gone So Long (W. W. Norton), Dubus explores how the wounds of the past afflict the people we become, and probes the limits of recovery and absolution. Preorder a signed edition of Gone So Long

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Fox Butterfield

From Powell’s website: From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Fox Butterfield comes In My Father’s House (Knopf), a pathbreaking examination of our huge crime and incarceration problem that looks at the influence of the family – specifically, one Oregon family with a generations-long legacy of lawlessness. Preorder a signed edition of In My Father’s House: A New View of How Crime Runs in the Family

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Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE | 10th Anniversary Show

From Back Fence PDX’s website: Back Fence PDX is proud to announce Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE celebrating an unbelievable 10 years in Portland! The Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE 10th ANNIVERSARY SHOW will be our final Mainstage show and feature stories that feature Portland in some way. (To be clear Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE will LIVE ON into 2019!!!! We are also working on a new format that will be introduced in the coming months.) A portion of this show’s proceeds will go to the Women’s Foundation of Oregon*.  STORYTELLERS —KATIE NGUYEN Named one of the Portland Mercury’s Geniuses of Comedy, Host of Earthquake Hurricane, Addicted to Using Q-tips in Ears —KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER Finalist in Portland’s Funniest Person Competition, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler —CRAZY AUNT LINDSEY Everyone’s Favorite Aunt, Formerly…

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