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Of Dogs and Meaning

Of Dogs and Meaning

Of Dogs and Meaning At last, a dog book where the dog doesn't die. Finally, a dog book where all dogs live forever. In Of Dogs and Meaning, Matt Love let's his creative mind off leash to explore everything real and metaphorically canine in...
Oregon Coast Christmas Tales

Oregon Coast Christmas Tales

By Matt Love Psilocybin Santa So many people suffer as the holidays approach . . . A neglected boy. A struggling single mom. An addled nurse. A depressed urban couple. A greedy developer. A suicidal young woman. A meth addict. A phony writer....
Pioneer Pride

Pioneer Pride

An Oregon City Memoir By Matt Love Pioneer Pride: An Oregon City Memoir chronicles my growing up in the loose and lazy days of Oregon City in the 70s and early 80s. It features stories about hackey sack, calligraphy, football, tennis, the Promenade,...
Psychedelic Chipmunk

Psychedelic Chipmunk

A limited edition, handcrafted children’s book for adults about a magic mushroom-eating chipmunk named Jimmy who teaches a would-be writer how to help struggling people all around him and find a voice and purpose for his writing. (Based on a true story.) $...
Oregon Tavern Age

Oregon Tavern Age

Jim Harrison once wrote: “How can you experience the rich fabric of life in a locale without visiting the bars? The answer is, you can’t.” That statement is the editorial motivation for my latest book, Oregon Tavern Age. Oregon Tavern Age (OTA) is a ...
The Bonnie & Clyde Files

The Bonnie & Clyde Files

In 2017, at the age of 53, I experienced an extinction of self. For the first time in my life, I could not get a job, I was nearly broke, and I had no freedom of movement or conscience. I was an American outcast trapped in a labyrinth known as probation,...
Rose City Heist

Rose City Heist

Rose City Heist unfolds in the languid pre-Portlandia era when Portland wasn’t a coffee or dog or bike or quirky indie rock city. It was a cheap gray town with nothing to do where you never waited in line for anything, especially not to eat breakfast. N...
A Nice Piece of Astoria

A Nice Piece of Astoria

He never even intended on writing a book. “The city’s wonders and eccentricities practically dragooned me into writing it,” said Love. “I’ve lived on the Oregon Coast for 18 years and written a lot about coastal subjects, but nothing has inspired ...
The Gigging Life: Lessons Learned on the Literary Road

The Gigging Life: Lessons Learned on the Literary Road

It’s been a far out journey that featured special appearances by Maurice Lucas, Cheryl Strayed, Psycho Sailor, Oregon State Penitentiary, Ken Kesey, Vortex I, Ted Nugent, Legion of the Rock, Tom McCall, Jim Harrison, Beaver Man, Paul Newman and many m...
Of Walking In Rain

Of Walking In Rain

In October 2012, as the longest summer drought in recorded Oregon history finally gave way to the rainy season, author Matt Love decided to write a book in real time reflecting upon the state’s most famous cultural asset and what it means to live i...