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First Congregational United Church of Christ (Joan Cirillo & Roger Cooke Stage)

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1126 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

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November 2019

NBF Presents: A Morning with the National Book Awards


November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
First Congregational United Church of Christ (Joan Cirillo & Roger Cooke Stage), 1126 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Two weeks before the 70th Annual National Book Awards, join the National Book Foundation at the Portland Book Festival for the final preview event featuring 2019 Awards Finalists and Longlisters Laurie Halse Anderson (SHOUT, Young People’s Literature), Kali Fajardo-Anstine (Sabrina…

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Reckoning: Memoir of Trauma and Resilience


November 9 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
First Congregational United Church of Christ (Joan Cirillo & Roger Cooke Stage), 1126 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Three memoirs about coming of age as a writer that question how to be in your body in the world—and in your own mind; the repercussions of physical and psychological trauma; the impact of the place you came from on…

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OPB’s Think Out Loud: Tim O’Brien


November 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
First Congregational United Church of Christ (Joan Cirillo & Roger Cooke Stage), 1126 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Dave Miller, host of OPB’s Think Out Loud, interviews Tim O’Brien, author of the new memoir Dad’s Maybe Book, the National Book Award–winning novel Going After Cacciato, Pulitzer finalist The Things They Carried. In Dad’s Maybe Book, best-selling author Tim O’Brien…

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Ties That Bind: Epic Family Sagas


November 9 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
First Congregational United Church of Christ (Joan Cirillo & Roger Cooke Stage), 1126 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Modern masterpieces in a classic genre: the intergenerational family epic. Karl Marlantes’s Deep River follows Finnish immigrants, who flee Russian imperialist rule in Finland in the early 1900s and settle in a Washington state logging community, where they strive to…

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Rainbow Rowell: Wayward Son


November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
First Congregational United Church of Christ (Joan Cirillo & Roger Cooke Stage), 1126 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205 United States

Rainbow Rowell is the best-selling author of Eleanor & Park, Fangirl, and Carry On. Her new book, Wayward Son, is the sequel to Carry On, and is a book for anyone who ever wondered what happened to the Chosen One…

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