Powell's Books in Portland, Oregon, is hallowed ground for book lovers. It is the world's largest independent bookstore, and it is celebrating its 50th year in business.
Powell's sponsors online author readings and interviews every week -- and they archive events online where you can watch them on demand at no cost. Check out the entire archive here: Powell's YouTube Channel.
"Bookshops are dreams built of wood and paper. They are time travel and escape and knowledge and power. They are, simply put, the best of places.” ~Jen Campbell, UK poet and short story writer