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Wine + Food Festival Signing Schedule 2018

Fri., March 2 – Sun., March 4 Wine + Food Festival Retail Tent, Marion Square (near the Fountain, Calhoun and King). All signings are free and open to the public. Friday, Mar. 2 12-12:45 pm – Erin Byers Murray, Shucked; Troy Gagliardo, Pseudo Southern 1-1:45 pm – Micah Lemon, The Imbible 2-2:45 pm – Kerry Diamond, Cherry Bombe; Frank […]

Piccolo Fiction – Charleston Music Hall – Sat., May 26, 5 pm

Piccolo Fiction presented by Blue Bicycle Books, Sat., May 26, 5 pm, Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. Free and open to the public. The festival’s longest-running event exclusively devoted to fiction, Piccolo Fiction invites local authors to write and share original  short stories. This year’s reading will be in the historic Charleston Music Hall, and, following recent […]

Becoming Madeleine with Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy, Tues., March 20, 5 pm

Join us Tues., March 20, 5 pm as Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy will be here to discuss their new book Becoming Madeleine (Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, hb., 176 pp., $20). Charlotte and Léna are the granddaughters of the iconic writer Madeleine L’Engle. Using never-before-seen archival materials that include photographs, poems, letters, and journal entries, Becoming Madeleine weaves […]

Author Luncheon with Charlotte Caldwell, The Faces of Local Food, Thurs., March 22, 12 pm

Join us Thurs., March 22, 12 pm for lunch at 5 Faber, as Charlotte Caldwell discusses her new book The Faces of Local Food (Sweetgrass Books, hb., 232 pp., $45). Tickets are $31 for the three-course luncheon and talk, or $76 including a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. The Faces of Local Food is a collection of personal vignettes giving […]

Clay Rice Silhouettes — Wed., March 14!

Renowned silhouette artist Clay Rice returns to Blue Bicycle Books, Wed., March 14, 3-6 pm to cut children’s silhouettes and sign his latest books, The Stick and Ants ‘n’ Uncles (Familius, hb, $17). Taught by his grandfather, Carew Rice, Clay is a 21st-century folk artist and a Lowcountry treasure. Cutting a child’s silhouette in under five minutes is a […]

Author Luncheon with Caitlin Macy, Mrs., Mon., March 12, 12 pm

  Join us Mon., March 12, 12 pm for lunch at 5 Faber, as Caitlin Macy discusses her new novel Mrs. (Little, Brown, hb., 352 pp., $27). Tickets are $31 for the three-course luncheon and talk, or $58 including a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. In the well-heeled milieu of New York’s Upper East Side, coolly elegant Philippa […]

Alwyn Hamilton and Ryan Graudin, Sun., March 11, 3 pm

Join us Sun., March 11, 3 pm as Alwyn Hamilton will be here to discuss her new novel Traitor to the Throne (Viking, hb., 528 pp., $19). Alwyn will be in conversation with another bestselling YA author, Charleston’s own Ryan Graudin. Traitor to the Throne is the sizzling sequel to the New York Times bestselling Rebel of the Sands. Mere months ago, gunslinger […]

The Southern Harvest Cookbook with Cathy Cleary, Sat., March 3, 3:30 pm

Join us Sat., March 3, 3:30 pm as Cathy Cleary will share the stories behind the recipes in The Southern Harvest Cookbook (History Press, pb., 160 pp., $25). The southern garden produces delights in all four seasons, from asparagus to tomatoes, apples to collard greens. Make use of the bounty of your garden or farmers’ market with […]

Upside-Down Magic with Sarah Mlynowski, Mon., Jan 29, 3:30 pm

Join us Mon., Jan. 29, 3:30 pm as Sarah Mlynowski will give a reading from her Upside-Down Magic series, and then stick around to sign books and talk with fans. Upside-Down Magic is an offbeat series about a group of misfits who set out to prove that life on the other side of ordinary has its charms. It’s never […]

Author Luncheon with Peter Zheutlin, Rescued, Fri., Feb. 23, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Feb. 23, 12 pm for lunch at 5 Faber, as Peter Zheutlin discusses his new book Rescued (Penguin Books, pb., 256 pp., $16). Tickets are $31 for the three-course luncheon and talk, or $47 including a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. In the follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Rescue Road, acclaimed journalist Peter Zheutlin offers a heartwarming […]