Reading about Oregon
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Living Among Headstones: Life in a Country Cemetery by Shannon Applegate.
Journals of Lewis and Clark describe their rainy winter on the Oregon Coast. Many versions to choose from here. I am partial to the version edited by Bernard De Voto, or you could go for The Definitive Journals of Lewis and Clark, Volume 6: Down the Columbia to Fort Clatsop and The Definitive Journals of Lewis and Clark, Volume 7: From the Pacific to the Rockies. Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose covers their story in a more accessible form (with better spelling).
And while we are talking about that rain, The Good Rain by Timothy Egan provides a well-written understanding of the soggy climate on the wet/west side of the Cascade Range.
"Oregon: This Storied Land" (sorry, can't get a touchstone for this one) or any other book by William G Robbins.
Any of the coffee table books by Ray Atkeson or Rick Schafer for gorgeous photography.
Astoria by Washington Irving tells of the early fur trading days.
The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman is a classic, but he never set foot in Oregon. Instead, read
Treasures in the Trunk: Quilts of the Oregon Trail, which includes photos of historic quilts, and narratives of the women who migrated over the Trail.
Wildmen, Wobblies and Whistle Punks: Stewart Holbrook's Lowbrow Northwest for stories of the early days in Oregon and Washington.
Portland Confidential: Sex, Crime, and Corruption in the Rose City for some of our more colorful history.
Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland Oregon by Chuck Pahlaniuk for the modern version
Death of Celilo Falls by Katrine Barber for the destruction of an ancient Native American fishing and cultural site
Fire at Eden's Gate: Tom McCall and the Oregon Story for the story of a very original governor.
The Singing Creek Where the Willows Grow tells the story of Opal Whiteley, which may or may not be a hoax.
Bowerman and the Men of Oregon by Kenny Moore for the sports perspective.
Some travel guides that are equally enjoyable for the armchair traveler:
Oregon for the Curious by Ralph Friedman is a bit dated, but still interesting.
Hiking Oregon's History: The Stories Behind Historic Places You Can Walk to See by William L Sullivan
The Rough Guide to the Pacific Northwest by Tim Jepson and Phil Lee covers Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia (yeah, I do know that's in Canada).
The University of Oregon website has a good archive, inluding books by and about her. Sorry, I don't know how to make this appear in hypertext.