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Clay Rice returns to BBB April 2!

Renowned silhouette artist Clay Rice will be back at Blue Bicycle Books Thurs., April. 2, 3–6 pm.  He will be cutting silhouettes and signing his books, The Lonely Shadow (hb., $17.95), The Stick (hb,. $16.95), Mama Let’s Make a Moon (hb, $16.95). Taught by his grandfather, Carew Rice, Clay is a 21st century folk artist and […]

Bill Thompson, Art & Craft. Thurs., Apr. 23.

Join us, Thurs., Apr. 23, 5-7 p.m. as Bill Thompson, signs copies of his new book, Art and Craft. (USC, pb., 304 pp $25).    Art and Craft presents the hand-picked fruit of Bill Thompson’s three decades covering writers and writing as book review editor of Charleston, South Carolina’s Post and Courier. Beginning with a foreword by Charleston novelist […]

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 […]

Sara Peck, Here You Are & 17th Annual Bridge Run Show. Thurs., Mar. 26th

The 17th Annual Bridge Run Show is back Thurs., March 26, 7:30 pm. Every year, just before the big race, author and store proprietor Jonathan Sanchez reads a sometimes-running-themed story.   And this year we’re very excited to also be celebrating the release of store manager Sara Peck’s 2nd volume of poetry Here You Are (Horseless […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bernie Schein, Famous All Over Town. Thurs., Mar. 19.

Join us, Thurs., Mar. 19, 5-7 pm as Bernie Schein, signs copies of his new book, Famous All Over Town. (USC, hb., 320 pp $30).  Novelist Walker Percy once said that the only remaining unexplored territory in Southern literature was the Jewish southerner. Famous all over Town, the first novel from Southern storyteller Bernie Schein, stakes a claim on […]

Chef Jennifer Booker, Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent. Sun., Mar. 8.

Join us, Sun., Mar. 8, 3-5 pm as Chef Jennifer Booker, signs copies of her new book, Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent. (Pelican, hb., 192 pp $27).  Focusing on farm-to-table ingredients, proper techniques, and pristine presentation, Chef Booker serves up a heaping helping of Southern cooking with class. Combining her Mississippi roots and […]

Tom Turner, Palm Beach Nasty. Thurs., Feb. 19.

Join us, Thurs., Feb. 19, 5-7 pm as author Tom Turner, signs copies of his new book, Palm Beach Nasty. (Permanent Press, hb., 304 pp $30).  Burned out New York homicide cop, Charlie Crawford, goes south to take it slow and ends up in steamy Palm Beach, Florida. But after six months of pink and green collar crime, he’s […]

Andra Watkins, Not Without My Father. Tues., Feb. 3.

Join us, Tues., Feb. 3, 5-7 pm as local author Andra Watkins, signs copies of her new book, Not Without My Father. (World Hermit Press, pb., 219 pp $15).   Andra Watkins needed a wingman to help her become the first living person to walk the historic 444-mile Natchez Trace as the pioneers did. She planned to walk fifteen miles […]