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Author Luncheon with Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White, Thurs., Jan. 16, 12 pm

Join us Thurs., Jan. 16, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White discuss All the Ways We Said Goodbye (William Morrow, hb., 448 pp., $28). Tickets are $62 for the three-course luncheon plus a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. New York Times bestselling authors of The Glass Ocean and The Forgotten […]

The Road to Healing with Ken Woodley, Thurs., Dec. 5, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., Dec. 5, 5:30 pm as journalist Ken Woodley will be here to discuss his new book The Road to Healing (NewSouth Books, hb., 224 pp., $28). Prince Edward County, Virginia closed its public school system in 1959 in “massive resistance” to the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic Brown v. Board decision of 1954. The editorial pages of the […]

Saturday’s Child Book Discussion with Deborah Burns, Thurs., Nov. 14, 7 pm

Join us Thurs., Nov. 14, 7 pm as Deborah Burns will be here to discuss her new memoir Saturday’s Child (She Writes Press, pb., 256 pp., $16.95). The talk will be moderated by Anne Janas, a Charleston-based communications strategist and board member at the Gibbes Museum of Art. An only child, Deborah Burns grew up in prim 1950s America […]

Former U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice at Grace Church Cathedral, Mon., Nov. 18, 7 pm

Mon., Nov. 18, 7 pm, Obama Administration National Security Advisor and U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice will speak at Grace Church Cathedral, 98 Wentworth St., downtown Charleston. A collaboration between Grace Church and Mt. Zion AME, this event is an offshoot of their monthly Okra Soup meetings. Ambassador Rice will be in conversation with former Charleston Mayor […]

Cohension Culture with Dr. Troy Hall, Wed., Oct. 23, 5:30 pm

Join us Wed., Oct. 23, 5:30 pm as author Dr. Troy Hall will be here to to discuss his new book Cohesion Culture (Koelher Books, hb., 160 pp., $24.95). In Cohesion Culture, Dr. Troy Hall convincingly argues that leaders who are objective, evenhanded, and humbly serve others thereby make an impact. Sixty-three percent of employees are actively searching for […]

Malaya Launch Party with Cinelle Barnes, Tues., Oct. 29, 6 pm

Join us Tues., Oct. 29, 6 pm as Cinelle Barnes will be here to launch her new essay collection Malaya: Essays on Freedom (Little A, hb., 204 pp., $24.95). Out of a harrowing childhood in the Philippines, Cinelle Barnes emerged triumphant. But as an undocumented teenager living in New York, her journey of self-discovery was just beginning. Because […]

Lost Charleston with Leigh Jones Handal, Sat., Oct. 12, 2 pm

Join us Sat., Oct. 12, 2 pm as author Leigh Jones Handal will be here to give us a tour of Lost Charleston (Pavilion, pb., 144 pp., $22.50). From the dawn of the photographic era, Lost Charleston chronicles the markets, mansions, hotels, restaurants, church towers and cherished businesses that time, progress, and fashion have swept aside. The miracle of Charleston is […]

Marianne Williamson event Mon. Sept. 23 RESCHEDULED FOR Wed. Oct. 9

The bookstore event with author and presidential candidate Marianne Williamson for Mon., Sept. 23 has been postponed to Wed., October 9, 11 am, due to the funeral of Emily Clyburn, civil rights activist and wife of Congressman James Clyburn.

Gertie with Kathryn Smith, Sat. Oct. 2, 2 pm

Join us Sat., Oct. 2, 2 pm as Kathryn Smith will be here to sign her new book Gertie: The Fabulous Life of Gertrude Sanford Legendre; Heress, Explorer, Socialite, Spy. Gertie lived a 20th century life full of fun, adventure, derring-do and drama. Read all about her Gilded Age girlhood, explorations on three continents, hijinks on the […]

Marianne Williamson 2020 Teen Voices Forum, Wed., Oct. 9, 11 am

Wed., Oct. 9, 11 am the Marianne Williamson 2020 Teen Council presents the MW202o Teen Voices Forum with guest of honor 2020 presidential candidate Marianne Williamson in conversation with Teen Council organizer Mateusz Wojnarowicz. This free event in the Blue Bicycle Courtyard will feature live music and refreshments, followed by a meet-and-greet and booksigning with the […]