Blue Bicycle Books, Charleston, SC

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How Italian Food Conquered the World

Celebrate the history of Italian Cuisine on Wed. March 2 as Trattoria Lucca presents a night with food critic and author John Mariani in honor of his latest book, How Italian Food Conquered the World. The book signing is from 6 – 7 pm followed by a special four-course dinner by Chef Ken Vedrinski. Tickets are $72 per […]

Ginny Brant, Feb. 28

Blue Bike welcomes Ginny Dent Brant, author of Finding True Freedom: From the White House to the World, on Mon. Feb. 28, 2 – 4 pm. Brant is the daughter of Harry Dent, Republican Southern Strategist for the Nixon campaign. When the Watergate scandal broke, Dent was accused along with the rest of the Nixon administration. […]

Nicole Seitz Book Launch Party!

Mount Pleasant’s Nicole Seitz, author of The Spirit of Sweetgrass, Trouble the Water, A Hundred Years of Happiness, and Saving Cicadas is celebrating the release of her newest novel, The Inheritance of Beauty, at Blue Bike on Sat., Feb. 12, 4 – 6 pm. In her new book, Seitz paints a portrait of beauty, memory, and mystery […]

John Young, Feb. 19

Local tour guide John Young will be signing his new book, A Walk in the Parks, on Sat. Feb. 19, 1 – 3 pm at Blue Bike. Young is a registered tour guide and docent at the Powder Magazine. His book enables readers to self-tour Charleston’s four major parks: White Point Garden, Marion Square, Waterfront Park and […]

January Signings

Bowman Gray will sign copies of his book of photography, which is set to James Allen’s As A Man Thinketh, at Blue Bike on Sat. Jan 15, 1 – 3 pm. Allen’s book, published in 1902, is a classic book on self-examination. Gray’s edition couples his own color photographs with Allen’s timeless advice to produce an inspirational book. Read […]

ARCHIVED POST FROM 2010 Pat Conroy Book Signing in Downtown Charleston, Sat., Dec. 11, 2010 1 – 4 pm

Blue Bicycle Books welcomes Pat Conroy, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 (Last Year). 1 – 4 pm. He’ll sign copies of his new memoir My Reading Life as well as hardbacks of his previous works, from The Boo to South of Broad. 420 King St., downtown Charleston, 843.722.2666. Admission to the signing is free with the […]

Blue Bike Books Author’s Luncheon Series

Patricia Moore-Pastides and Nathalie Dupree “Greece is the Word” The Blue Bicycle Books Author’s Luncheon Series continues Fri., Dec. 17, 12 – 2 pm, with a special visit from the first lady of the University of South Carolina, Patricia Moore-Pastides, along with renowned food writer and chef Nathalie Dupree. Moore-Pastides is the author of Greek […]

Signed Sedaris!

Sedaris was here. Waiting for Gabo and Larry. My top five literary inspirations are: Scott Fitzgerald, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, David Sedaris, Larry David and J.D. Salinger. Of those that are not dead, David Sedaris is the only one to visit the store personally. He came by a couple weeks ago, and we still have signed […]

Beautiful Darkness, Nov. 12

New York Times bestselling young adult authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl will sign copies of Beautiful Darkness at Blue Bicycle Books, Fri., Nov. 12, 3:30 – 5:30 pm. Set outside of Summerville, Beautiful Darkness is the follow-up to Beautiful Creatures, named to several lists of the best books of 2009 (both adult and YA). […]

Capital BookFest, Nov. 6

The Capital BookFest is this weekend, Counting all mics at the store and the downtown Public Library, there will five (5) stages running currently, featuring the likes of poets Nikki Giovanni and Sonia Sanchez, Rumi’s translator Coleman Barks, local stars like Bret Lott, Josephine Humphreys, Mary Alice Monroe, Nathalie Dupree, and Gary Smith (SI Sportswriter), […]