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Sheridan Hough’s Kierkegaard’s Dancing Tax Collector — Thurs., Feb. 11

Join us Thurs., Feb. 11, 5 – 7 pm, as College of Charleston professor Sheridan Hough discusses and signs copies of her most recent book, Kierkegaard’s Dancing Tax Collector (Oxford UP, hb., 208 pp, $40). With a cover designed by local artist Duke Hagerty, her third book explores Kierkegaard’s conception of self and faith through the […]

Author Luncheon with Peter Zheutlin and Rescue Road, Fri., Feb. 19, 12 pm

  Blue Bicycle Books’ Author Luncheon Series kicks off the new year, Friday, Feb. 19, 12 pm, at Halls Chophouse, 434 King St., as New York Times best-selling author Peter Zheutlin talks about Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs and a Million Miles on the Lost Hope Highway (Sourcebooks, pb., $15). Tickets are $30 for the author talk […]

Amber Tamblyn’s Dark Sparkler, Thurs., Feb. 25

Join us Thurs., Feb. 25, 6 pm at Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King St., downtown Charleston, as author and actress Amber Tamblyn reads from her poetry collection Dark Sparkler (Harper Perennial, pb., $18). About the book: A lifelong performer from a Hollywood family, actress Amber Tamblyn (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Two and a Half Men) is also […]

David Sedaris at the Gaillard Center, April 19

Blue Bicycle Books is proud to be the official bookseller for David Sedaris, Tues., April 19, 7:30 pm, at the Gaillard Center. Tickets go on sale to the general public January 29, presale tickets available now with code SEDARIS. Find them here. The author of nine story and essay collections, including Me Talk Pretty One […]

Release party for Brad Taylor’s The Forgotten Soldier, Tues., Dec. 29!

Join us Tues., Dec. 29, 6 pm at Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King St., downtown Charleston, to celebrate the release of the ninth installment in the Pike Logan series: The Forgotten Soldier (Dutton, hb., $27) by Brad Taylor. A retired Delta Force operator, Brad Taylor served in the U.S. Army for over 20 years, retiring as a Special Forces Lieutenant […]

Point Suite Art Book with Annika Connor, Wed. Dec. 30

Artist and Renaissance Weekend attendee Annika Connor hosts a special event, Wed., Dec. 30, 6 pm, for Point Suite: Contemporary Art  (Active Ideas Productions, 201 pp., pb., $35), featuring work and essays by dozens of young contemporary artists. The evening’s discussion will start with a brief presentation, projecting some of the art featured in the book, and be […]

George Singleton’s Calloustown, Dec. 3

Thurs., Dec. 3, 5 – 7 pm, George Singleton will sign copies of his newest collection of short stories, Calloustown (Dzanc Books, pb., $15.95). Calloustown, the seventh collection from the master raconteur of southern short fiction, who’s been praised by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as the “unchallenged king of the comic Southern short story,” finds […]

Carolina Writers at Home, Dec. 4

Fri., Dec. 4, 5 – 7, join us for the Lowcountry release party for Carolina Writers at Home, edited by Meg Reid, photos by Rob McDonald (Hub City, pb., $25), stories from twenty-five North Carolina and South Carolina writers about the places from which they pull their inspiration. Local authors Bret Lott, Josephine Humphreys, along […]

Author Luncheon with Brian Hicks and The Mayor, Thurs., Dec. 10

Join us Thursday, Dec. 10 at 12 pm for a special luncheon at Halls Chophouse (434 King St.) with award-winning Post and Courier columnist Brian Hicks in celebration of his newest book, the authorized biography The Mayor: Joe Riley and the Rise of Charleston (Evening Post Books, hb., $29.95). You can purchase one of two tickets: $30 for […]

Bo Petersen’s Washing Our Hands in the Clouds

Thurs., Dec. 10, 5 – 7 pm, award-winning Post & Courier writer Bo Petersen will be discussing and signing Washing Our Hands in the Clouds: Joe Williams, His Forebears, and Black Farms in South Carolina (USC Press, pb., $19.95). In Washing Our Hands in the Clouds, Peterson offers a reflection on the Civil War, Emancipation, Jim […]