the Northwest Local Author Fair will feature 36 authors of adult, young adult and children’s fiction, nonfiction and poetry. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 21, Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW. Fifth St., Beaverton.
oregon authors Steve Forrest, Jane Kirkpatrick and Greg Noks present their book “Eminent Oregonians: Three Who Matter.” 3 p.m. May 21, Barnes & Noble, 2690 NEUS 20, Bend. (Read about the book.).
Athlete and author Lynne Cox discusses her book “Tales of Al: The Water Rescue Dog” with Chris Carter, creator of “The X-Files.” 5 p.m. May 23, via Powell’s Books. Register here.
Podcaster Aubrey Gordon discusses her book “What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk about Fat” with facilitator Dan Casey. 7 p.m. May 23, Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton.
Author William Brewer discusses his novel “The Red Arrow” with Portland author Kimberly KingParsons. 5 p.m. May 24, via Powell’s Books. Register here.
Environmental studies professor Liz Carlisle discusses her book “Healing Grounds: Climate, Justice, and the Deep Roots of Regenerative Farming” with ecologist and advocate Latrice Tatsey. 7 p.m. May 24, Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St., Portland.
portland author Laura Stanfill presents her debut novel, “Singing Lessons for the Stylish Canary.” 6:30 p.m. May 24, Broadway Books, 1714 NE Broadway. Masks requested. (Read a review.)
Author Jasmine Warga presents her Newbery Honor-winning 2020 novel in verse, “Other Words for Home.” 10:30 a.m. May 25, via Multnomah County Library. Register/join here.
Author Julia Glass discusses her novel “Vigil Harbor” with author Daniel Mason. 5 p.m. May 25, via Powell’s Books. Register here.
portland author april henry presents her latest young adult mystery-thriller, “Two Truths and a Lie.” 7 p.m. May 25, Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton.
portland author Peter Rock presents his latest novel, “Passersthrough,” at 7 pm May 25 at Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St., Portland. (Read a review.)
Author Phil Klay discusses his book “Uncertain Ground: Citizenship in an Age of Endless, Invisible War” with Thomas E. Ricks, adviser on national security at the New America think tank. 5 p.m. May 26, via Powell’s Books. Register here.
poet rupee kaur appears as part of her world tour. 8 p.m. May 26, Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland. Tickets start at $39.
Portland-based Fonograf Editions, a nonprofit press and literary record label, hosts a reading featuring work from its first literary magazine. 7 p.m. May 27, North Star Civic Foundation, 1016 SW Clay St., Portland.
oregon author Willy Vlautin presents his novel “The Night Always Comes,” set in Portland. 7 p.m. May 27, Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St., Portland. (Read an interview with the author.)
the North Tillamook Library Friends bring back their used book sale, featuring thousands of titles, from May 27-28. Members presale (you can sign up for membership at the door): 5-7 pm May 27; general sale, 9 am-4 pm May 28, at three locations in Manzanita: Pine Grove Community House, 225 Laneda Ave.; Calvary Bible Church, 560 Laneda Ave.; and Hoffman Center for the Arts, 594 Laneda Ave.
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