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Outside Agitator Author Discussion with Adam Parker, Fri., Feb. 15, 5 pm

Join us Fri., Feb. 15, 5 pm as Adam Parker will be here to discuss his new book Outside Agitator (Hub City Press, pb., 240 pp., $18). In 1968 state troopers gunned down black students protesting the segregation of a South Carolina bowling alley, killing three and injuring 28. The Orangeburg Massacre was one of the most […]

The Monster Catchers Release Party with George Brewington, Fri., Mar. 29, 4 pm

All the kids who are out of school for Spring Break should join us Fri., Mar. 29, 4 pm as local author George Brewington will read from his new middle-grade novel The Monster Catchers (Henry Holt, hb., 288 pp., $17). The Monster Catchers are Bailey Buckleby and his dad. They can rid your home of whatever monster is troubling you—for […]

American Judas with Mickey Dubrow, Sat., Feb. 2, 5 pm

  Join us Sat., Feb. 2, 5 pm as Mickey Dubrow will be here to discuss his new novel American Judas (SFK Press, pb., 344 pp., $17). American Judas is a dystopian tale about a young couple’s life after opportunistic U.S. politicians abolish the wall of separation between Church and State. Seth and Maggie Ginsberg do their best to […]

Author Luncheon with Tommy Tomlinson, The Elephant in the Room, Fri., Jan. 25, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Jan. 25, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Tommy Tomlinson discusses his memoir The Elephant in the Room (Simon and Schuster, hb., 256 pp., $27). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $64 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. When he was almost fifty years old, Tommy Tomlinson […]

Never Missed with Chris Covert, Tues., Jan. 15, 5:30 pm

Join us Tues., Jan. 15, 5:30 pm as Chris Covert will tell us the story behind his new book Never Missed (Warren Publishing, pb., 254 pp., $16), about his father Mark, a world-class long-distance runner who ran every day for exactly forty-five years. What started as a hobby quickly became a life’s passion and a legacy for Mark Covert, […]

Daughter of War Release Party with Brad Taylor, Sat. Jan. 20, 7 pm

Join celebrated local author Brad Taylor at Victor Social Club (39F John Street), Sat., Jan. 20, 7 pm. Brad will talk and sign copies of his latest thriller Daughter or War (Dutton, hb., 400 pp., $27). About the book: Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan […]

Native Place with Frank Harmon, Thurs., Jan. 17, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., Jan. 17, 5 pm as renowned architect Frank Harmon discusses his new book of sketches Native Places: Discovering a Way to See (ORO Edition, hb., 168 pp., $25). Native Places is a collection of 64 watercolor sketches paired with mini-essays about architecture, landscape, everyday objects, and nature. The sketches relate the delight found […]

Stones Ripe for Sowing with Libby Bernardin, Thur., Nov. 29, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., Nov. 29, 5 pm to celebrate the release of Libby Bernardin’s new poetry collection Stones Ripe for Sowing (Press 53, pb., 82 pp., $15). Libby will read a few of her poems and then stick around to sign books and answer questions. Libby Bernardin has published two chapbooks, The Book of Myth (SC Poetry Initiative, 2009) and Layers of Song (Finishing […]

Author Luncheon with Patti Callahan, Becoming Mrs. Lewis, Sat., Oct. 27, 12 pm

Join us Sat., Oct. 27, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Patti Callahan discusses Becoming Mrs. Lewis (Thomas Nelson, hb., 416 pp., $26). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $60 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. At once a fascinating historical novel and a glimpse into a writer’s life, Becoming […]

The Lumberjack’s Dove with GennaRose Nethercott, Fri. Oct. 26, 8 pm

Join us Fri., Oct. 26, 8:00 pm to celebrate the release of GennaRose Nethercott‘s book of poetry The Lumberjack’s Dove (Ecco, pb., 96 pp. $15). In the ingenious and vividly imagined narrative poem The Lumberjack’s Dove, a lumberjack cuts his hand off with an axe—however, instead of merely being severed, the hand shapeshifts into a dove. Inflected with […]