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In Conversation: Jon Krakauer and Barry Lopez

Sat, Nov 7, 2015 from 11:00 am - 11:50 am PST
1126 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205

Award-winning, critically acclaimed, best-selling authors Jon Krakauer (Missoula, Into the Wild, and more) and Barry Lopez (Outside: Stories, Arctic Dreams, and more) are known for writing about human nature in confrontation with the natural world: from summiting Everest to our relationships with wolves and everything in between. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness two American literary legends discuss their lives and work.

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Please note: Attendees must purchase or pick up their festival tickets at the Portland Art Museum box office before entering the UCC (buy online now and avoid long lines!). All signings for authors on the Cole Haan Stage will be at the First Congregational UCC. HOWEVER, all book sales will be at the Powell’s festival bookstore at the Portland Art Museum. Therefore, attendees are VERY STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to purchase books they would like signed by authors appearing on the Cole Haan Stage BEFORE entering the First Congregational UCC.

Barry Lopez

Barry Lopez is the author of two collections of essays, several story collections, Arctic Dreams, for which he received the National Book Award, Of Wolves and Men, a National Book Award finalist, and Crow and Weasel, a novella-length fable, and most recently, Horizon. He contributes regularly to both American and foreign journals and has traveled to more than 70 countries to conduct research. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim, Lannan, and National Science Foundations and has been honored by a number of institutions for his literary, humanitarian, and environmental work.
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Jon Krakauer

Krakauer_cover_webJon Krakauer is the author of Eiger DreamsInto the WildInto Thin AirUnder the Banner of HeavenWhere Men Win Glory, and Three Cups of Deceit, all of which are available in Anchor paperback and eBook editions. He is also the editor of the Modern Library Exploration series.
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