Blue Bicycle Books, Charleston, SC

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BBB is turning 20!

Come celebrate two decades of Blue Bicycle Books with a star-studded party Sat., Sept. 19, 2015, 6 – 9 pm.  Twenty years ago, Lee and Jim Breeden opened Boomer’s Books on a quiet end of Upper King Street. Current owner Jonathan Sanchez has been proud to carry the torch for the last nine years. We look forward to […]

Author Luncheon with Christopher Dickey, Our Man in Charleston , Thurs., Sept 17.

Join us Thurs., Sept., 17, 12 pm for a special Author’s Luncheon featuring Christopher Dickey. The talk and lunch will be at Hall’s Chophouse (434 King St.). Tickets are $30 for lunch only, or $59 for lunch and a signed copy of Our Man in Charleston: Britain’s Secret Agent in the Civil War South (Crown, hb., 400 pp.). Following lunch, there […]

Kristen Green, Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County — Tues., Sept. 1

Join us Tues., Sept. 1, 5 – 7 pm, as we welcome award-winning journalist Kristen Green, author of Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle (HarperCollins, 336 pp., hb., $26). Ms. Green will discuss her personal connection to this fascinating, painful history, and how it relates to the issue of school […]

Johnathon Barrett, Rise and Shine! . Thurs., Sept. 3

Join us, Thurs., Sept. 3, 5 – 7  pm as Johnathon Barrett, signs copies of his book,  Rise and Shine! Light snacks will be provided.    Rise and Shine! is an engaging, funny, and poignant memoir about a Southern son and his life’s relationship with food. Johnathon Barrett takes you on a decades-long journey of culinary exploration where he […]

Center for Birds of Prey welcomes Barry Lopez — Thurs., Sept. 10

Tickets are on sale now to hear author Barry Lopez  at the Charleston Museum, Thurs., Sept. 10, 7  pm — a special event of The Center for Birds of Prey. After the talk Lopez will sign copies of his story collection Outside with engravings by Barry Moser (Trinity University Press, hb., 120 pp., $19) as well as other titles including Arctic Dreams, Of […]

Laura Lee Huttenbach, The Boy Is Gone: Conversations with a Mau Mau General. Sat., Sept. 12.

Join us, Sat., Sept. 12, 5 – 7  pm as Laura Lee Huttenbach signs copies of her book, The Boy Is Gone: Conversations with a Mau Mau General. (Ohio University Press, hb., 256 pp., $29). A story with the power to change how people view the last years of colonialism in East Africa, The Boy Is Gone portrays the struggle […]

Lee Robinson, Lawyer for the Dog . Mon., Sept. 21

Join us, Mon., Sept. 21, 5 – 7  pm as Lee Robinson, signs copies of her novel,  Lawyer for the Dog (Thomas Dunne Books, hb., 240 pp., $25).  One of the sharpest attorneys in Charleston, S.C., Sally Baynard isn’t your typical southern belle. She’s certainly not what her mother hoped she’d grow up to be, especially since she […]

Priscilla Shumway & Chef Kimberly Brock-Brown, Real Women, Real Leaders . Thurs., Aug. 20.

Join us, Thurs., Aug. 20, 5 – 7  pm as Priscilla Shumway & Chef Kimberly Brock-Brown signs copies of the book,  Real Women, Real Leaders (Wiley, hb., 208 pp., $35).  Real Women, Real Leaders profiles women thought leaders who provide personal, useful insights into their leadership journeys. Using the 16 leadership competencies developed by Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman […]

Author Luncheon with Kim Boykin, A Peach of a Pair, Thurs., Aug 20.

Join us Thurs., Aug., 20, 12 pm for a special Author’s Luncheon featuring Kim Boykin. The talk and lunch will be at Hall’s Chophouse, (434 King Street). Tickets are $30 for lunch only, or $46 for lunch and a signed copy of Kim’s newest book, A Peach of a Pair (Berkley, pb., 304 pp.). Following lunch, there will be a champagne toast […]

Harrison Scott Key, The World’s Largest Man. Wed., July 8.

Join us, Wed., July 8, 5  pm as Harrison Scott Key, signs copies of his memoir, The World’s Largest Man (HarperCollins, hb., 352 pp., $27).  . Harrison Scott Key was born in Memphis, but he grew up in Mississippi, among pious, Bible-reading women and men who either shot things or got women pregnant. At the center of his world […]