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Bill Thompson, Art & Craft. Thurs., Apr. 23.

Join us, Thurs., Apr. 23, 5-7 p.m. as Bill Thompson, signs copies of his new book, Art and Craft. (USC, pb., 304 pp $25).    Art and Craft presents the hand-picked fruit of Bill Thompson’s three decades covering writers and writing as book review editor of the Post and Courier. Beginning with a foreword by Charleston novelist Josephine Humphreys, this […]

Pat Conroy and Catherine Seltzer Talk and Signing, Sat., May. 9

Join us, Sat., May. 9, 1 pm, as Pat Conroy and Catherine Seltzer discuss and sign copies of Seltzer’s book, Understanding Pat Conroy (USC Press, hb., 160 pp., $40). Tickets are $55 and include a hardback copy signed by Conroy and Seltzer. Buy tickets here. This fun and lively discussion of the autobiographical and creative impulses that drive […]

Mary Alice Monroe, The Summer’s End. Sun., May 24.

Join us, Sun., May 24, 4  pm as Mary Alice Monroe, signs copies of the last installment of her Lowcountry Summer series, The Summer’s End. (Gallery Books, hb., 384 pp., $28).  In the powerful and heartwarming conclusion to her bestselling Lowcountry Summer trilogy, New York Times author Mary Alice Monroe brings her readers back to the charm and sultry […]

Author Luncheon with Karen White, The Sound of Glass, Wed., May 27.

Join us Wed., May 27, 12 pm for a Blue Bicycle Books Author’s Luncheon featuring New York Times bestseller Karen White. The talk, book signing and lunch will be at Hall’s Chophouse, 434 King Street. Tickets are $30 for lunch only, or $59 for lunch and a signed copy of Karen’s newest book, The Sound of Glass (New American Library, hb., 432 […]

John Lane, Fate Moreland’s Widow. Wed., May 27.

Join us Wed., May 27, 5 pm  for a special reception and book signing with John Lane. Lane will be signing copies of his new novel, Fate Moreland’s Widow, (USC Press, hb., 184 pp., $20).  The son of mill workers in Carlton, South Carolina, Crocker is caught between competing loyalties to his family and future. Crocker wanted […]

James Scott, Target Tokyo, April 16th, pre-order now!

Pre-order your copy of local author James Scott’s Target Tokyo (WW Norton, hb, 672 pp, $35) now!  Based on scores of never-before-published records drawn from archives across four continents as well as new interviews with survivors, Target Tokyo is World War II history of the highest order: a harrowing adventure story that also serves as a […]

Charleston Insider’s Weekend, Mary Alice Monroe & Margaret Thornton, Fri. May 1

Come meet Charleston authors Mary Alice Monroe (The Summer Girls) and Margaret Thornton (Charleston) at a special book signing and champagne and Holy City Beers tasting as a part of the Charleston Insider’s Weekend.   Margaret Bradham Thornton is the editor of Tennessee Williams’s Notebooks, for which she received the Bronze ForeWord Magazine Book of […]

Pat Conroy and Catherine Seltzer Talk and Signing, Sat., May. 9

Join us, Sat., May. 9, 1 pm, as Pat Conroy and Catherine Seltzer discuss and sign copies of Seltzer’s book, Understanding Pat Conroy (USC Press, hb., 160 pp., $40). Tickets are $55 and include a hardback copy signed by Conroy and Seltzer. Buy tickets here. This fun and lively discussion of the autobiographical and creative impulses that drive […]

Clay Rice returns to BBB April 2!

Renowned silhouette artist Clay Rice will be back at Blue Bicycle Books Thurs., April. 2, 3–6 pm.  He will be cutting silhouettes and signing his books, The Lonely Shadow (hb., $17.95), The Stick (hb,. $16.95), Mama Let’s Make a Moon (hb, $16.95). Taught by his grandfather, Carew Rice, Clay is a 21st century folk artist and […]

Sara Peck, Here You Are & 17th Annual Bridge Run Show. Thurs., Mar. 26th

The 17th Annual Bridge Run Show is back Thurs., March 26, 7:30 pm. Every year, just before the big race, author and store proprietor Jonathan Sanchez reads a sometimes-running-themed story.   And this year we’re very excited to also be celebrating the release of store manager Sara Peck’s 2nd volume of poetry Here You Are (Horseless […]