OR – Late in the Day Launch Party

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Author Ursula K. Le Guin appears at Powell’s City of Books on Wednesday, January 13, 2016at  7:30 p.m. to read and sign her new collection of poetry LATE IN THE DAY.

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

OR – The Comic Book Story of Beer Signing

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Authors Jonathan Hennessey and Mike Smith along with illustrator Aaron McConnell appear at Powell’s City of Books on Friday, December 4th at 7:30 PM! The Comic Book Story of Beer, the first-ever non-fiction graphic novel focused on this most favored beverage.

About the Authors
JONATHAN HENNESSEY is a veteran of the Hollywood film and television industry. He has worked as a story and screenplay analyst for Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Phoenix Pictures, and has appeared on panels at New York Comic-Con and on The Rachel Maddow Show and The John Batchelor Show. MIKE SMITH has worked in breweries large and small for the last two decades. He is currently head brewer at Back East Brewing Company.

AARON MCCONNELL is an award-winning freelance illustrator, comics creator, and the artist of The U.S. Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation; Forward, 54th!; and The Gettysburg Address: A Graphic Adaptation of the Civil War. He received an MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and is currently a member of Periscope Studio. He has worked for both Marvel and DC Comics on such titles as Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane and Batman/Superman.

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

OR – Image Creators Signing

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Kelly Sue DeConnick, Kurt Busiek, Joe Keatinge, and Leila del Duca appear at Powell’s City of Books on Saturday, November 21st at 4:00 PM!

Press Release:

Four comic book writers and artists from Image Comics join us for a special afternoon panel discussion: writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, author of Bitch Planet; writer Joe Keatinge, author of Tech Jacket, Shutter, and the upcoming Ringside; Leila del Duca, Shutter artist; and writer Kurt Busiek, author of Autumnlands.

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

OR – David Spade Signs

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David Spade (SNL, Joe Dirt, Tommy Boy) appears at Powell’s City of Books on Tuesday, November 17th at 12:30 PM!

Almost Interesting is the hilarious and biting memoir from actor, comedian, and Saturday Night Live alum David Spade. Sometimes dirty, sometimes just plain silly, Spade reminds us what made him one of our favorite funny people. Please note: this is a booksigning only.

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

OR – Rainn Wilson Signs

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Rainn Wilson, star of The Office, appears at Powell’s City of Books on Sunday, November 15th at 7:30 PM to sign his new memoir THE BASSOON KING!

Press Release:

For nine seasons Rainn Wilson played Dwight Schrute, everyone’s favorite work nemesis and beet farmer. Viewers of The Office fell in love with the character and grew to love the actor who played him even more. Now, he’s ready to tell his own story and explain how he came up with his incredibly unique sense of humor and perspective on life. The Bassoon King is Wilson’s memoir about growing up geeky and finally finding his place in comedy, faith, and life.

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

OR – Drew Barrymore Signs

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Drew Barrymore appears at Powell’s City of Books on Friday, November 6th at 7:00 PM in conversation with Kristi Turnquist to discuss her new memoir WILDFLOWER.

Press Release:

In Wildflower, award-winning actress Drew Barrymore shares funny, insightful, and heartfelt stories from her past and present — told from the wonderful place of happiness she’s achieved today. Wildflower is a portrait of Barrymore’s life in stories as she looks back on her earlier years, and includes adventures and lessons that have led to the most important thing in her life: motherhood. Barrymore will be joined in conversation by Kristi Turnquist, TV critic and pop culture reporter for The Oregonian.

Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

OR – Space Dumplins Signing

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Craig Thompson (Blankets, Habibi) appears at Powell’s City of Books on Saturday, September 12th at 2:00 PM to sign his new graphic novel SPACE DUMPLINS!

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

OR – Faeries’ Tales Signing

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Brian and Wendy Froud appear at Powell’s City of Books on Wednesday, August 26th at 7:30 PM!

Following in the footsteps of Trolls, Brian and Wendy Froud lead readers deep into the world of faeries. Humans throughout history have always had special relationships and bonds with faeries, whether loving and helpful or at times destructive. Brian Froud’s Faeries’ Tales explores the complex relationship and liminal state between the human and faery world where interaction occurs.

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

OR – Felicia Day Signing

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Felicia Day (The Guild, Geek & Sundry) appears at Powell’s City of Books on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6:00 PM to sign her new book YOU’RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST)!

Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

OR – Once Upon a Cloud Signing

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Claire Keane, a visual development artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios (where she made significant contributions to both Frozen and Tangled), appears at Powell’s City of Books on Saturday, July 25th at 11:00 AM to read from her highly anticipated debut picture book, Once Upon a Cloud (Dial Books).

Celeste wants to give her mother something special — but what? As she drifts off to sleep, Celeste is swept away. Up, up, into the sky, where the sun, the moon, and the stars are eagerly awaiting her arrival. How grand! They receive her with such kindness that Celeste positively sparkles with delight. And on her way home, it comes to her: the perfect gift. Chosen with care and wrapped with love, it’s just what Celeste was hoping to find.

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

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