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Discussion with Lair Torrent: Mindfulness, Racism and Our Children, Thurs., Oct. 15.

Join us for a special discussion with Lair Torrent, Thurs., Oct. 15, 5 – 7 pm, “That’s Just the Way It Is Down Here: Mindfulness, Racism and Our Children.” Having moved his family and business from the East Village of Manhattan to Charleston, Lair Torrent was shocked by the often unacknowledged racial divide that exists in our community. […]

Author Luncheon with Aïda Rogers and Josephine Humphreys, State of the Heart Vol. 2 , Thurs., Oct. 22.

Join us Thursday, October 22nd, 12 pm for a special luncheon at Halls Chophouse with award-winning authors Aïda Rogers and Josephine Humphreys for the launch of the new book, State of the Heart Vol. 2. Rogers is the editor and Humphreys is one of the distinguished writers that contributed essays for the new book. You can purchase one […]

Ryan Graudin, Wolf by Wolf. Tues., Oct. 20.

Join us, Tues., Oct. 20, 5 – 7  pm as Ryan Graudin signs copies of her book, Wolf by Wolf. (Little Brown Books, hb., 400 pp., $18). Pre-order here to receive a limited edition post-card and button! The year is 1956, and the Axis powers of the Third Reich and Imperial Japan rule the world. To commemorate their Great […]

Brian Hicks, Sea of Darkness . Signing at the Mills House. Tues., Sept. 22

Join Brian Hicks, Tues., Sept. 22, 5—8 PM, The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel (115 Meeting St.) with special guests Clive Cussler, Glenn McConnell, Warren Lasch, and Ralph Wilbanks, for the official release of Hicks’ new best-selling book, Sea Of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the HL Hunley. For more information about the event click here. Sea of Darkness: Unraveling […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]