Portlandia

A Guide for Visitors

by Karey Dornetto, Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel and Bill Oakley

Portlandia

Paperback, 192 pages, Grand Central Publishing, List Price: $16.99 | purchase

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In a travel guide format similar to those by Fodor's or Lonely Planet, this companion to the quirky hit comedy show on IFC describes the humorous stores, restaurants and other landmarks as well as the unique residents who populate the city.

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