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Vincent Musi and Callie Shell at the Charleston Music Hall, Wed., Sept. 25, 7 pm

The Year of the Dogs Live with Vincent J. Musi Special Guest Callie Shell presenting Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas    Charleston Music Hall (37 John Street) Wed., Sept. 25, 7 pm Get tickets HERE. Charleston-based photographers Vincent Musi and Callie Shell speak about their life, work, and new books. As a […]

The Lines Release Party with Anthony Varallo, Fri., Aug. 30, 6 pm

Join us Fri., Aug. 30, 6 pm as we celebrate the release of our friend Anthony Varallo’s first novel The Lines (University of Iowa Press, pb., 230 pp., $17). Set in the summer of 1979, when America was running out of gas, The Lines tells the story of a family of four—the mother, the father, the girl, and the boy—in the […]

Sing this at My Funeral with David Slucki, Thurs., Aug. 29, 6 pm

Join us Thurs., Aug. 29, 6 pm as David Slucki, a Jewish Studies professor at the College of Charleston, will be here to discuss his new memoir Sing This at My Funeral: A Memoir of Fathers and Sons (Wayne State Press, pb., 280 pp., $28). Sing This at My Funeral tells the story of David’s father Charles and his grandfather […]

Abandoned Shipmate with Ladson Mills, Thurs., Aug. 8, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., Aug. 8, 5:30 pm as Ladson F. Mills III will be here to discuss his new book Abandoned Shipmate: The Destruction of Coast Guard Captain Ernie Blanchard (McFarland, pb., 180 pp., $35). Captain Ernie Blanchard left for work January 10, 1995 a successful officer. Respected by superiors and subordinates, his personal and professional values seemed perfectly […]

gods with a little g Launch Party with Tupelo Hassman, Tues., Aug. 13, 6 pm

Join us Tues., Aug. 13, 6 pm as we celebrate the release of Tupelo Hassman‘s new novel gods with a little g (FSG, hb., 368 pp., $27). We’re still working out the details, but this will be a proper party. There might be live music. There will probably even be a piñata. The novel starts with Helen Dedleder, unsinkable […]

The Chelsea Girls Charleston Release Party with Fiona Davis, Thurs., Aug. 1, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., Aug. 1, 5:30 pm as bestselling author Fiona Davis will be celebrating the release of her brand-new novel The Chelsea Girls (Dutton, hb., 368 pp., $27). From the dramatic redbrick facade to the sweeping staircase dripping with art, the Chelsea Hotel has long been New York City’s creative oasis for the many artists, writers, musicians, […]

Daniel Brook at Grace Church Cathedral Okra Soup Meeting, Tues., June 25, 5 pm

Tues., June 25, at 5 pm, historian and journalist Daniel Brook will be at Grace Church Cathedral (98 Wentworth St.) to give a talk about his fascinating new book The Accident of Color (W.W. Norton, hb., 336 pp., $28). Grace Church and Mt. Zion AME host Okra Soup jointly in Hanahan Hall at Grace. Soup will be served and […]

The Minimalist Home Book Talk with Joshua Becker, Tues., July 9, 5:30 pm

Join us Tues., July 9, 5:30 pm as Joshua Becker, editor and founder of Becoming Minimalist, will be here to talk about his new book The Minimalist Home (Waterbrook, hb., 256 pp., $20). In The Minimalist Home, one of today’s most influential minimalist advocates takes us on a decluttering tour of our own houses and apartments, showing us how […]

Running Against the Tide with Captain Lee, Tues., June 4, 6 pm

Join us Tues., June 4, 6 pm as Captain Lee from Bravo’s hit reality show Below Deck will be here to talk about his new memoir Running Against the Tide (Gallery Books, hb., 256 pp., $26). From the star of Bravo’s hit reality show Below Deck, comes Running Against the Tide, the “Stud of the Sea’s” first-ever memoir recounting his journey […]

Live Taping of Free Cookies Podcast with special guest Jen Pastiloff, Wed., June 12, 7 pm

Wed., June 12, 7 pm, we’re closing the store early and trying something new. Our friends Kathryn Budig and Kate Fagan will be taping an episode of their Free Cookies podcast in front of a live audience. Their guest will be Jennifer Pastiloff, author of the new book On Being Human (Dutton, hb., 336 pp., $27). The […]