In one Oregon prison, when a prisoner is experiencing a crisis, another prisoner may be called in to calm emotions. These crisis companions are on … Continue reading
By Chris Six convicted killers locked in an industrial bakery storage room deep in a maximum-security prison are busy bagging up cookies. But their conversation … Continue reading
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong. Penguin Press, $26. Poet and author Ocean Vuong’s mother died Nov. 2 at age 51, after a … Continue reading
Oregon’s Ancient Forests: a Hiking Guide by Chandra LeGue. Mountaineers Press, $26.95. Buy this book as a Christmas present for your favorite hiker, or that … Continue reading
Anthony Bourdain: The Last Interview and Other Conversations Melville House Publishing, $16.95. I was mad when I picked up the new book Anthony Bourdain: The … Continue reading
Little Weirds by Jenny Slate. Little Brown and Company, $27. In her first memoir, actress and comedian Jenny Slate fosters a garden of strange and … Continue reading
By OMike A good week in prison? I know what you are thinking: That’s an oxymoron if you have ever heard one. To be honest, … Continue reading
By Michael 2 At this very moment, I am mad at my friend “Tommy.” Two things that you should know about me: I seldom … Continue reading
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