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Anjali Tamang and Sarah Symons, Standing in the Way: from Trafficking to Survival, Tues., Apr. 20, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., April 20, 5:30 pm, for a special reception and talk with activists Anjali Tamang and Sarah Symons, co-authors of Standing in the Way (pb., $15), hosted by Her Future Coalition, an international non-profit organization fighting human trafficking and other severe forms of gender violence. Over the past 15 years, Her Future Coalition […]

F.T. Lukens, Spell Bound, Tues., Apr. 4, 5:30 pm

Join us on Tues., Apr. 4, 5:30 pm to celebrate the release day of the newest YA novel by F.T. Lukens, Spell Bound! (Margaret K. McElderry, hb., 336 pp., $19.99) Lukens will be joined in conversation by Corrie Wang, Charleston-based YA author of City of Beasts and The Takedown. About Spell Bound: Edison Rooker isn’t sure what […]

Ralph C. Muldrow, Charleston Renaissance Man, Tues., Dec. 13, 5:30 pm

Tues. Dec. 13, 5:30 pm, College of Charleston Professor (and longtime Boomer’s/BBB patron) Ralph C. Muldrow will be here to discuss his new book Charleston Renaissance Man: The Architectural Legacy of Albert Simons in the Holy City (USC Press, hb, $50). With over 100 color and b/w photos, this gorgeous, thorough examination of the most influential architect in Charleston […]

Carolyn Prusa, None of This Would Have Happened If Prince Were Alive, Thurs., Dec. 8, 5:30 pm

  Thurs., Dec. 8, 5:30 pm, have a glass of wine with Savannah’s Carolyn Prusa, author of None of This Would Have Happened If Prince Were Alive (Atria, hb., 336 pp., $27). Come celebrate the end (hopefully) of hurricane season with this emotional, fun and lively debut! This in-store event is free and open to […]

Kardea Brown, The Way Home, Thurs. Oct. 27, 5:30 pm

Join Food Network star Kardea Brown, Thurs., Oct. 27 at 5:30 pm for a release party for her brand-new cookbook, The Way Home: A Celebration of Sea Islands Food and Family with Over 100 Recipes (Amistad, hb., 300 pp, $35). NOTES: No outside copies of The Way Home allowed. (It comes out two days before this event.) Blue […]

Jack Torry, The Last One Out, Wed. Oct. 19, 5:30 pm

On Weds., Oct. 19, 5:30 pm, join journalist John Torry in conversation with historian James Scott on Torry’s newest work of military history, The Last One Out: Yates McDaniel, World War II’s Most Daring Reporter (Schiffer Military, hb., 256 pp., $30). About the book: When Yates McDaniel died in Florida in 1983, few outside his family paid much […]

Poetry Reading with Brandon Rushton and Samuel Amadon, Thurs., Oct. 6, 5:30 pm

Thurs., Oct. 6, 5:30 pm, join former College of Charleston professor Brandon Rushton and current University of South Carolina professor Samuel Amadon for a night of poetry. Rushton will be reading from his new book The Air in the Air Behind It (Tupelo, pb., 116 pp., $21.95). Amadon will be reading from Often, Common, Some, and Free (Omnidawn, pb., […]

Clay Rice Silhouettes – Aug. 24!

Renowned silhouette artist Clay Rice returns to Blue Bicycle Books, Wed., Aug. 24, 3 – 6 pm to cut children’s silhouettes. 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 performance in itself. You’ll be amazed when he captures a recognizable profile […]

Piccolo Fiction — Sat., June 4, 5 pm

Sat., June 4, 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 […]

Chris Lamb, Stolen Dreams, Sat., June 11, 1 pm

  Join journalist and historian Chris Lamb Sat. June 11 at 1 pm for a signing of his newest book, Stolen Dreams: The 1955 Cannon Street All-Stars and Little League Baseball’s Civil War (University of Nebraska, hb, 392 pp., $34.95). About the book: Stolen Dreams by Dr. Chris Lamb is the story of how a seemingly mild act […]