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The Chelsea Girls Charleston Release Party with Fiona Davis, Thurs., Aug. 1, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., Aug. 1, 5:30 pm as bestselling author Fiona Davis will be celebrating the release of her brand-new novel The Chelsea Girls (Dutton, hb., 368 pp., $27). From the dramatic redbrick facade to the sweeping staircase dripping with art, the Chelsea Hotel has long been New York City’s creative oasis for the many artists, writers, musicians, […]

Daniel Brook at Grace Church Cathedral Okra Soup Meeting, Tues., June 25, 5 pm

Tues., June 25, at 5 pm, historian and journalist Daniel Brook will be at Grace Church Cathedral (98 Wentworth St.) to give a talk about his fascinating new book The Accident of Color (W.W. Norton, hb., 336 pp., $28). Grace Church and Mt. Zion AME host Okra Soup jointly in Hanahan Hall at Grace. Soup will be served and […]

The Minimalist Home Book Talk with Joshua Becker, Tues., July 9, 5:30 pm

Join us Tues., July 9, 5:30 pm as Joshua Becker, editor and founder of Becoming Minimalist, will be here to talk about his new book The Minimalist Home (Waterbrook, hb., 256 pp., $20). In The Minimalist Home, one of today’s most influential minimalist advocates takes us on a decluttering tour of our own houses and apartments, showing us how […]

Running Against the Tide with Captain Lee, Tues., June 4, 6 pm

Join us Tues., June 4, 6 pm as Captain Lee from Bravo’s hit reality show Below Deck will be here to talk about his new memoir Running Against the Tide (Gallery Books, hb., 256 pp., $26). From the star of Bravo’s hit reality show Below Deck, comes Running Against the Tide, the “Stud of the Sea’s” first-ever memoir recounting his journey […]

Live Taping of Free Cookies Podcast with special guest Jen Pastiloff, Wed., June 12, 7 pm

Wed., June 12, 7 pm, we’re closing the store early and trying something new. Our friends Kathryn Budig and Kate Fagan will be taping an episode of their Free Cookies podcast in front of a live audience. Their guest will be Jennifer Pastiloff, author of the new book On Being Human (Dutton, hb., 336 pp., $27). The […]

Luncheon with Dorothea Benton Frank at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber Street), Mon., June 3, 12 pm

Join us Mon., June 3, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber Street) as Dorothea Benton Frank will talk about her new novel Queen Bee (William Morrow, hb., 432 pp., $28). Beekeeper Holly McNee Kensen quietly lives in a world of her own on Sullivan’s Island, tending her hives and working at the local island […]

A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s with Frye Gaillard, Thurs., June 6, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., June 6, 5:30 pm as Frye Gaillard will be here to discuss his new book A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost (NewSouth Books, hb., 704 pp., $35). Frye Gaillard has given us a deeply personal history, bringing his keen storyteller’s eye to this pivotal time in American […]

On the Edge: from Combahee to Winyah with J. Henry Fair, Wed., May 29, 5:30 pm

Join us Wed., May 29, 5:30 pm as photographer J. Henry Fair and the Coastal Conservation League will be here to discuss the new book On the Edge: Combahee to Winyah (Papadakis, hb., $50). On the Edge is the first of the coastline series, which is a portrait of our coastlines with an eye toward climate change preparedness and adaptation. Ocean […]

Piccolo Fiction — Sat., June 1, 5 pm

Sat., June 1, 5 pm, Piccolo Fiction presented by Blue Bicycle Books. Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King Street. Free and open to the public. 843-722-2666. The festival’s longest-running event exclusively devoted to fiction, Piccolo Fiction presents local and South Carolina authors reading brief short stories. This year’s reading will be in the courtyard beside the […]

The Tubman Command with Elizabeth Cobbs, Mon., May 20, 5:30 pm

Join us Mon., May 20, 5:30 pm as Elizabeth Cobbs will be here to discuss her new historical novel The Tubman Command (Arcade Books, hb., 336 pp., $26). The Tubman Command tells the story of Harriet Tubman at the height of her powers, when she devises the largest plantation raid of the Civil War. In Beaufort, South Carolina, Tubman, code named Moses, is […]