Portland Magazine editor Brian Doyle has been awarded the 2010 Book of the Year Editor's Choice Award for Fiction for his novel Mink River. The story takes place in the fictional village of Neawanaka on the Oregon coast and features a cast of fascinating characters, human and nonhuman, including a crow named Moses
2012. Brian Doyle is known as an essayist who examines ideas, but his tenth book is a novel that follows the entwined stories of people who live in an Oregon coastal town he calls Neawanaka. Titled "Mink River," the novel has been selected for "Lake Oswego Reads 2012." Residents are encouraged to read the book and attend a month's worth of activities inspired by the story ...
Si bien qu’à force de dormir peu et de lire beaucoup, il se dessécha le cerveau, de manière qu’il vint à perdre l’esprit. Son imagination se remplit de tout ce qu’il avait lu dans les livres, enchantements, querelles, défis, batailles, blessures, galanteries, amours, tempêtes et extravagances impossibles ; et il se fourra si bien dans la tête que tout ce magasin d’inventions rêvées était la vérité pure, qu’il n’y eut pour lui nulle autre histoire plus certaine dans le monde. (Don Quichotte)
Harper Lee: American writer best known for her 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird. It is Lee's only published book, but the critically-acclaimed bestseller made quite an impact on its own. Much of the book is autobiographical and details what Lee saw as a child growing up in the South. The powerful story deals with racial inequality and injustice in the Deep South.