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Author Luncheon with Patti Callahan, Becoming Mrs. Lewis, Sat., Oct. 27, 12 pm

Join us Sat., Oct. 27, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Patti Callahan discusses Becoming Mrs. Lewis (Thomas Nelson, hb., 416 pp., $26). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $60 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. At once a fascinating historical novel and a glimpse into a writer’s life, Becoming […]

The Lumberjack’s Dove with GennaRose Nethercott, Fri. Oct. 26, 8 pm

Join us Fri., Oct. 26, 8:00 pm to celebrate the release of GennaRose Nethercott‘s book of poetry The Lumberjack’s Dove (Ecco, pb., 96 pp. $15). In the ingenious and vividly imagined narrative poem The Lumberjack’s Dove, a lumberjack cuts his hand off with an axe—however, instead of merely being severed, the hand shapeshifts into a dove. Inflected with […]

Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America’s Origin with Joseph Kelly, Tue., Oct. 30, 5 pm

Join us Tue., Oct. 30, 5:00 pm to celebrate the release of Joseph Kelly‘s new book Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America’s Origin (Bloomsbury Publishing, hb., 512 pp., $32). In Marooned, Joseph Kelly reexamines the history of Jamestown and comes to a radically different and decidedly American interpretation of these first Virginians. We all know the […]

Author Luncheon with Diane Chamberlain, The Dream Daughter, Fri., Oct. 5, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Oct. 5, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Diane Chamberlain discusses The Dream Daughter (St. Martin’s Press, hb., 384 pp., $28). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $62 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. The Dream Daughter is a rich, genre-spanning, breathtaking novel about one mother’s quest […]

Trouble the Water with Jacqueline Friedland, Wed., Oct. 24, 6 pm

Join us Wed., Oct. 24, 6:00 pm to celebrate the release of Jacqueline Friedland‘s debut novel Trouble the Water (SparkPress, pb., 352 pp. $17). Set against the vivid backdrop of Charleston twenty years before the Civil War, Trouble the Water is a captivating tale replete with authentic details about Charleston’s aristocratic planter class, American slavery, and the Underground Railroad. Abigail Milton […]

Mississippi Vegan with Timothy Pakron, Sat., Oct. 27, 5 pm

Join us Sat., Oct. 27, 5:00 pm to celebrate the release of Timothy Pakron‘s debut cookbook Mississippi Vegan (Avery, hb., 288 pp. $35). Inspired by the landscape and flavors of his childhood on the Mississippi gulf coast, Timothy Pakron shares 125 plant-based recipes, all of which substitute ingredients without sacrificing depth of flavor and reveal the secret tradition […]

Winter in Paradise with Elin Hilderbrand, Mon., Oct. 8, 5:30 pm

Join us Mon., Oct. 8, 5:30 pm to celebrate the release of Elin Hilderbrand‘s new novel Winter in Paradise (Little, Brown and Co., hb., 320 pp., $28). Winter in Paradise has everything that readers have come to know and love about an Elin Hilderbrand novel, plus a healthy dose of intrigue. Irene Steele’s idyllic life is shattered when she […]

This Will Only Hurt a Little with Busy Philipps, Sat., Oct. 20, 7 pm

Since falling in love with Charleston while filming Vice Principals, Busy Philipps has returned with her family many times. Join us in welcoming her back to the Lowcountry, Sat., Oct. 20, 7 pm, at the Charleston Museum, as we celebrate the release of her book This Will Only Hurt a Little (Touchstone, Oct. 2018, hb., 320 pp). Tickets include a hardback copy […]

A Curious Matter of Men With Wings Book Launch Party with F. Rutledge Hammes, Sat., Sept. 29, 5 pm

Join us Sat., Sept. 29, 5 pm to celebrate the release of F. Rutledge Hammes’s debut novel A Curious Matter of Men with Wings. A Curious Matter of Men With Wings tells the story of the Walpole family who fled their sorted past and escaped to one of the nearly 2,000 uninhabited Sea Islands off the Carolina coast. The […]

Author Luncheon for the Release of Our Prince of Scribes: Authors Remember Pat Conroy, Fri. Sept. 21, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Sept. 21, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as we celebrate the release of Our Prince of Scribes (UGA Press, hb., 320 pp., $30), a new anthology of essays on Pat Conroy. Tickets are $64 for the three-course luncheon and book. Get tickets here. Conroy’s was a messy fellowship of people from all walks of […]