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Portland: Metropolis: The City in Literature

  • Portland Art Museum, Miller Gallery (Mark & Ann Edlen Family Stage) 1119 Southwest Park Avenue Portland, OR, 97205 United States (map)

With: Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Jamel Brinkley, Jason Lutes, Rob Spillman

Often, the setting of the book can be as much a character as the people in it. In these three books, three very different cities—Bogota under Escobar’s reign, contemporary New York City, and Weimar-era Berlin—set the scene and help define the stories.