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Author Luncheon with Mary Alice Monroe, Beach House Reunion, Fri., June 15, 12 pm

Join us Fri., June 15, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Mary Alice Monroe discusses and signs her new book Beach House Reunion (Gallery Books, hb., 400 pp., $26). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $58 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. In Beach House Reunion, Mary Alice […]

School Integration: Past and Present, Sun., May 20, 4 pm

Sun, May, 20, 4 pm, Blue Bicycle Books presents a special mini-symposium on School Integration: Past and Present. Join us for a look at five decades of integration, from groundbreaking heroes of the 60s, through busing in the 70s and 80s, to present-day schools like James Simons and Charlotte’s Shamrock Gardens. 420 King St, downtown Charleston. […]

Piccolo Spoleto Event with Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts, Denmark Vesey’s Garden, Fri., June 9, 5 pm

Join us Tues., May 15, 5:30 pm as Professors Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts will be here to discuss their new book Denmark Vesey’s Garden (The New Press, hb., 464 pp., $29). A book that strikes at the source of the recent flare-ups over Confederate symbols in Charlottesville, New Orleans, and elsewhere, Denmark Vesey’s Garden reveals the deep roots of […]

Author Luncheon with Karen White, Dreams of Falling, Mon., June 11, 12 pm

Join us Mon., June 11, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Karen White discusses her latest novel Dreams of Falling (Berkley, hb., 416 pp., $26). Tickets are $32 for the author talk and three-course luncheon, or $58 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. About the book: Nine years ago, a […]

Author Luncheon with Cinelle Barnes, Monsoon Mansion, Thurs., May 31, 12 pm

Join us Thurs., May 31, 12 pm for lunch at  Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.)., as Cinelle Barnes will talk about and sign her debut memoir Monsoon Mansion (Little A, hb., 252 pp., $25). Tickets are $31 for the three-course luncheon, or $56 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. Cinelle Barnes was barely three years old […]

VeryVera Cookbook with Vera Stewart, Tues., May 15, CANCELLED

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED

A Theory of Love — Margaret Bradham Thornton, Wed., May 23, 5 pm

Join us at the bookstore, Wed., May 23, 5 pm  as Margaret Bradham Thornton will sign her new novel A Theory of Love (Ecco, hb., 288 pp., $28).  About A Theory of Love: Helen Gibbs, a British journalist on assignment on the west coast of Mexico, meets Christopher Delavaux, an intriguing half-French, half-American lawyer-turned-financier who has come alone to surf. […]

Events and Signings

Thurs., Apr. 5 — The Bridge Run Show: Annual Staff Reading Tues., May 1 — Cinelle Barnes, Monsoon Mansion at the Charleston Library Society Fri., May 4 — Author Luncheon with Holly Herrick, New Charleston Chef’s Table Fri., May 4 – 5 — YALLWEST Young Adult Book Festival in Santa Monica, Calif. Tues., May 15 — Author Luncheon with Dorothea Benton Frank, By […]

An American Quilt by Rachel May, Tues., June 5, 5 pm

Join us Tues., June 5, 5 pm as Rachel May will be here to talk about her new book An American Quilt (Pegasus Books, hb., 426 pp., $28). Following the trail left by an unfinished quilt, this illuminating saga examines slavery from the cotton fields of the South to the textile mills of New England―and the humanity […]

Author Luncheon with Dorothea Benton Frank,By Invitation Only, Tues., May 15, 12 pm

Join us Tues., May 15, 12 pm for lunch at  Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.)., as Dottie Frank will talk about and sign her new book By Invitation Only (William Morrow, hb., 400 pp., $28). Tickets are $62 for the buffet luncheon plus a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. The Lowcountry of South Carolina is where By […]