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Author Luncheon with Patti Callahan Henry, The Idea of Love, Mon., July 6

Join us Mon., July 6, 12 pm for a Blue Bicycle Books Author’s Luncheon featuring New York Times bestseller Patti Callahan Henry. The talk and lunch will be at Hall’s Chophouse, 434 King Street. Tickets are $30 for lunch only, or $58 for lunch and a signed copy of The Idea of Love (St. Martins Press, hb., 256 pp., […]

Mary Alice Monroe, The Summer’s End. Sun., May 24.

Join us, Sun., May 24, 4  pm as Mary Alice Monroe, signs copies of the last installment of her Lowcountry Summer series, The Summer’s End. (Gallery Books, hb., 384 pp., $28).  In the powerful and heartwarming conclusion to her bestselling Lowcountry Summer trilogy, New York Times author Mary Alice Monroe brings her readers back to the charm and sultry […]

Author Luncheon with Karen White, The Sound of Glass, Wed., May 27.

Join us Wed., May 27, 12 pm for a Blue Bicycle Books Author’s Luncheon featuring New York Times bestseller Karen White. The talk, book signing and lunch will be at Hall’s Chophouse, 434 King Street. Tickets are $30 for lunch only, or $59 for lunch and a signed copy of Karen’s newest book, The Sound of Glass (New American Library, hb., 432 […]

John Lane, Fate Moreland’s Widow. Wed., May 27.

Join us Wed., May 27, 5 pm  for a special reception and book signing with John Lane. Lane will be signing copies of his new novel, Fate Moreland’s Widow, (USC Press, hb., 184 pp., $20).  The son of mill workers in Carlton, South Carolina, Crocker is caught between competing loyalties to his family and future. Crocker wanted […]

Piccolo Fiction in the Courtyard, Sat., May 30 5 – 7 pm

Join us for Piccolo Fiction in the Courtyard, Sat., May 31,  5 to 7 pm, Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King St. The festival’s longest-running event exclusively devoted to the craft of fiction, Piccolo Fiction invites three prominent writers to present 5 minute “short short” stories. The reading will be held in the lush courtyard of Blue Bicycle Books, […]

Harrison Scott Key, The World’s Largest Man. Wed., July 8.

Join us, Wed., July 8, 5  pm as Harrison Scott Key, signs copies of his memoir, The World’s Largest Man (HarperCollins, hb., 352 pp., $27).  . Harrison Scott Key was born in Memphis, but he grew up in Mississippi, among pious, Bible-reading women and men who either shot things or got women pregnant. At the center of his world […]

Pat Conroy and Catherine Seltzer Talk and Signing, Sat., May. 9

Join us, Sat., May. 9, 1 pm, as Pat Conroy and Catherine Seltzer discuss and sign copies of Seltzer’s book, Understanding Pat Conroy (USC Press, hb., 160 pp., $40). Tickets are $55 and include a hardback copy signed by Conroy and Seltzer. Buy tickets here. This fun and lively discussion of the autobiographical and creative impulses that drive […]

Charleston Insider’s Weekend, Mary Alice Monroe & Margaret Thornton, Fri. May 1

Come meet Charleston authors Mary Alice Monroe (The Summer Girls) and Margaret Thornton (Charleston) at a special book signing and champagne and Holy City Beers tasting as a part of the Charleston Insider’s Weekend.   Margaret Bradham Thornton is the editor of Tennessee Williams’s Notebooks, for which she received the Bronze ForeWord Magazine Book of […]

Kwame Alexander, The Crossover. Newbery Medal Celebration, Tues., May 5.

Join us, Tues., May 5, at 5 pm as we celebrate Kwame Alexander, winner of the Newbery Medal for The Crossover (HMH, hb., 240 pp., $17).   “With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I’m delivering, ” announces dread-locked, 12-year old […]

James Scott, Target Tokyo, April 16th, pre-order now!

Pre-order your copy of local author James Scott’s Target Tokyo (WW Norton, hb, 672 pp, $35) now!  Based on scores of never-before-published records drawn from archives across four continents as well as new interviews with survivors, Target Tokyo is World War II history of the highest order: a harrowing adventure story that also serves as a […]