Items by Devon Fredericksen

Mitchell S. Jackson finds another Portland
Mitchell S. Jackson finds another Portland
An author speaks on growing up black in 1990s Portland and countering his city's hipster image.
Taking it to extremes: A review of Salt to Summit
Taking it to extremes: A review of Salt to Summit
Daniel Arnold chronicles a vagabond trip from Death Valley to Mount Whitney.
Filling empty pages: A review of When Women Were Birds
Filling empty pages: A review of When Women Were Birds
In her latest memoir, When Women Were Birds, writer Terry Tempest Williams tries to solve the mystery of the cloth-bound journals her dying mother left her -- all of them completely blank.
Reluctant assassins: A review of The Sisters Brothers
Reluctant assassins: A review of The Sisters Brothers
Patrick DeWitt's new novel, The Sisters Brothers, describes the lives of two 19th-century hit men in a work of modern Western noir.