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A Man’s World Book Discussion with Steve Oney, Wed., Apr. 10, 6 pm

  Join us Wed., Apr. 10, 6 pm as Steve Oney will be here to discuss his provocatively titled book A Man’s World (UGA Press, pb., 340 pp., $23). A Man’s World is a collection of twenty profiles of fascinating men. Written over a 40-year period for publications including Esquire, Premiere, GQ, Time, Los Angeles, and The Atlanta Journal & […]

Events and Signings

Thur., Mar. 21 — Jennie Fant, Sojourns in Charleston Wed., Mar. 27 — Greg Pizzoli, The Book Hog  Fri., Mar. 29 — George Brewington, The Monster Catchers Sat., Mar. 30 — George Singleton, Staff Picks Thurs., Apr. 4 — Bridge Run Reading Wed., Apr. 10 — Steve Oney, A Man’s World Wed., Apr. 17 — Emily Pease, Let Me Out Here Tues., Apr. 23 — David Sedaris, Calypso Thurs., […]

The Book Hog Storytime with Greg Pizzoli, Wed., Mar. 27, 3 pm

Join us Wed., Mar. 27, 3 pm as author and illustrator Greg Pizzoli will give a reading from his new children’s book The Book Hog (Disney, hb., 48 pp., $17). The Book Hog loves books–the way they look, the way they feel, the way they smell–and he’ll grab whatever he can find. There’s only one problem: he can’t read! […]

Author Luncheon with Michael Mewshaw, The Lost Prince, Mon. Mar 11, 12 pm

  Join us Mon., Mar. 11, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Michael Mewshaw discusses his new book The Lost Prince: A Search for Pat Conroy (Counterpoint, hb., 288 pp., $32). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $60 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. The Lost Prince is an intimate […]

Sojourns in Charleston with Jennie Holton Fant, Thurs., Mar. 21, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., Mar. 21, 5:30 pm as Jennie Holton Fant will be here to discuss Sojourns in Charleston: South Carolina 1865-1947 (University of South Carolina Press, hb., 384 pp., $35). Charleston is one of the most intriguing of American cities, a unique combination of quaint streets, historic architecture, picturesque gardens, and age-old tradition, embroidered with a vivid cultural, […]

Feeding You Lies Book Talk with Vani Hari, Sat. Feb. 23, 3 pm

Join us Sat., Feb. 23, 3 pm as Vani Hari will be here to discuss her new book Feeding You Lies (Hay House, hb., 328 pp., $28). There’s so much confusion about what to eat. Are you jumping from diet to diet and nothing seems to work? Are you sick of seeing contradictory health advice from experts? Just like […]

Staff Picks with George Singleton, Sat., Mar. 30, 6:30 pm

Join us Sat., Mar. 30, 6:30 pm as acclaimed storyteller George Singleton will read from his new collection Staff Picks (LSU Press, pb., 216 pp., $22.50). It’s Father’s Day 1972 and a young boy’s dad takes him to visit a string of unimpressive ex-girlfriends that could have been his mother; the unconventional detective work of a koan-speaking, Kung Fu–loving […]

A Delicious Country Local Launch Party and Discussion with Scott Huler, Fri., Mar. 8, 6 pm

Join us Fri., Mar. 8, 6 pm as journalist Scott Huler will be here to talk about his new book A Delicious Country (UNC Press, hb., 264 pp., $28). In 1700, a young man named John Lawson left London and landed in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to make a name for himself. For reasons unknown, he soon undertook a […]

Book of Help with Megan Griswold, Sat., Mar. 2, 3 pm

Join us Sat., Mar. 2, 3 pm as Megan Griswold will be here to talk about The Book of Help (Rodale Books, hb., 348 pp., $26). The Book of Help traces one woman’s life-long quest for love, connection, and peace of mind. A heartbreakingly vulnerable and tragically funny memoir-in-remedies, Megan Griswold’s narrative spans four decades and six continents–from […]

Glimpses of Charleston Book Launch Party with David AvRutick, Thurs., Mar. 7, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., Mar. 7, 5:30 pm as David AvRutick will be here to celebrate the release of his new book Glimpses of Charleston (Globe Pequot Press, hb., 160 pp., $20). Charleston is one of the most historically significant cities in the United States. One of the prime attractions of Charleston is the spectacular array of historic buildings spanning […]