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Piccolo Fiction — Sat., June 4, 5 pm

Sat., June 4, 5 pm, Piccolo Fiction presented by Blue Bicycle Books. Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King Street. Free and open to the public. 843-722-2666. The festival’s longest-running event exclusively devoted to fiction, Piccolo Fiction presents local and South Carolina authors reading brief short stories. This year’s reading will be in the courtyard beside the […]

Chris Lamb, Stolen Dreams, Sat., June 11, 1 pm

  Join journalist and historian Chris Lamb Sat. June 11 at 1 pm for a signing of his newest book, Stolen Dreams: The 1955 Cannon Street All-Stars and Little League Baseball’s Civil War (University of Nebraska, hb, 392 pp., $34.95). About the book: Stolen Dreams by Dr. Chris Lamb is the story of how a seemingly mild act […]

Carla Lalli Music, That Sounds So Good, Thurs. Apr. 21, 5:30 pm

Join chef, cookbook author, and YouTube personality, Carla Lalli Music, Thurs., Apr. 21 at 5:30 pm for a talk and signing for That Sounds So Good: 100 Real-Life Recipes for Every Day of the Week (Clarkson Potter, 288 pp., $35). She’ll be in conversation with Charleston writer Merritt Watts. About the book: Great food is an achievable […]

Dr. Benjamin Gilmer, The Other Dr. Gilmer, Sat., Mar. 26, 1 pm

Join Asheville physician Benjamin Gilmer, Sat., Mar. 26, 1 pm, author of The Other Dr. Gilmer: Two Men, a Murder, and an Unlikely Fight for Justice (Ballantine, 304 pp., hb., $28). A true story about a shocking crime and a mysterious illness that will change your notions of how we punish and how we heal, The Other […]

Derek Baxter, In Pursuit of Jefferson, Wed., Mar. 30, 5:30 pm

Join historian Derek Baxter, on Wed., Mar. 30, 5:30 pm for a presentation on his new book, In Pursuit of Jefferson: Traveling through Europe with the Most Perplexing Founding Father (Sourcebooks, 416 pp., hb., $27.99). About the book: In 1784, Thomas Jefferson was a broken man. Reeling from the loss of his wife and stung from […]

Author Luncheon with Mary Laura Philpott, Bomb Shelter, Wed., Apr. 20, 12 pm

Join best-selling author, Mary Laura Phillpott (I Miss You When I Blink) for a lunch and launch of her new memoir Bomb Shelter: Love, Time and Other Explosives, Wed. Apr. 20, 12 pm at Halls Signature Events, 5 Faber St., downtown Charleston. Tickets are $39 for the three-course lunch, or $66 with a signed copy […]

Brad Taylor, End of Days, Fri., Jan. 21, 7:00 pm

  Join New York Times best selling novelist Brad Taylor on Fri., Jan. 21 at 7:00 pm, for an evening celebrating the release of his newest novel, End of Days (William Morrow, 448 pp., hb., $28.99).  This event will take place at Halls Signature Events, at 5 Faber Street. About the book: When a paragliding trip over the […]

Andrew Lawler, Under Jerusalem, Thurs., Dec. 9, 5:30 pm

  Join historian and journalist Andrew Lawler on Thurs., December 9 at 5:30 pm for a an evening of discussion about his new book, Under Jerusalem: The Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City (Doubleday, 464 pp., hb., $32.50). About the book: In 1863, a French senator arrived in Jerusalem hoping to unearth relics dating […]

Georgann Eubanks, Saving the Wild South — Tues., Dec. 14, 5:30 pm

Join Georgann Eubanks on Tues., December 14 at 5:30 pm to celebrate the release of her new book, Saving the Wild South: The Fight for Native Plants on the Brink of Extinction (University of North Carolina, 272 pp., pb., $25).  About the book: The American South is famous for its astonishingly rich biodiversity. In this book, Georgann Eubanks […]

Kevin Mitchell and David Shields — Taste the State — Sat., Dec. 4, 1 pm

Join Kevin Mitchell and David Shields on Sat., December 4 at 1 pm to celebrate the release of of their new cookbook, Taste the State: South Carolina’s Signature Foods, Recipes, and Their Stories (University of South Carolina, 248 pp., hb., $34.99).  About the book: Taste the State presents the cultural histories of native ingredients and showcases the evolution […]