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The Millennial’s Guide to Changing the World with Allison Sher, Thurs., July 12, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., July 12, 5:30 pm as journalist and blogger Alison Sher will be here to discuss her new book The Millenial’s Guide to Changing the World (Skyhorse, pb., 288 pp., $15). The Millennial’s Guide to Changing the World is a one-of-a-kind ethnographic study on the spotlighted millennial generation, as told by millennials―the largest generation in U.S. history that […]

Events and Signings

Sun., May 20 — Panel on School Integration: Then and Now — Rachel Devlin and Pamela Grundy Wed., May 23 — Margaret Thornton, A Theory of Love Sun., May 27 — Piccolo Fiction Thurs., May 31 — Author Luncheon with Cinelle Barnes, Monsoon Mansion Tues., Jun. 5 — Rachel May, An American Quilt Fri., Jun. 8 — Ethan Kytle and Blaine Roberts, Denmark Vesey’s Garden Mon., Jun. […]

Author Luncheon with Susan Rivers, The Second Mrs. Hockaday , Fri., June 29, 12 pm

Join us Fri., June 29, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Susan Rivers discusses and signs her new novel The Second Mrs. Hockaday (Algonquin, pb., 288 pp., $16). Tickets are $30 for the three-course luncheon, or $50 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. A love story, a story of racial divide, and […]

Secrets of the Southern Table with Virginia Willis, Fri., June 22 6 pm

Join us Fri., June 22, 6 pm as chef Virginia Willis, winner of a James Beard Award, will be here to discuss her new cookbook Secrets of the Southern Table (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, pb., 336 pp., $30). In Secrets of the Southern Table, award-winning chef and cookbook author Virginia Willis takes you on a tour of today’s South—a region […]

Perfect Day with Cokie Berenyi, Wed., June 20, 5:30 pm — CANCELLED

Join us Wed., June 20, 5:30 pm as Charleston local Cokie Berenyi, the founder and CEO of Alphavest, will be here to discuss her new book Perfect Day (Morgan James Publishing, pb., 214 pp., $17). From work with her clients over the past decade as a financial advisor, Cokie Berenyi has developed a system that is the surefire […]

Author Luncheon with Rick Bragg, The Best Cook in the World, Mon., June 25, 12 pm

Join us Mon., June 25, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Rick Bragg discusses and signs his new book The Best Cook in the World (Deckle Edge, hb., 512 pp., $29). Tickets are $62 for the three-course luncheon and a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. About the book: Margaret Bragg does not own a […]

Bring It! Book Launch Party with Ali Rosen, Sat., June 16, 12 pm

Join us Sat., June 16, 12 pm as we throw the local launch party for Ali Rosen‘s new cookbook Bring It! (Running Press, hp., 240 pp., $25). The word “potluck” may inspire memories of church dinners and mystery covered dishes. But today’s potlucks are essentially outsourced dinner parties, which make gathering around a shared table a cinch. Inside Bring It!, […]

Author Luncheon with Mary Alice Monroe, Beach House Reunion, Fri., June 15, 12 pm

Join us Fri., June 15, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Mary Alice Monroe discusses and signs her new book Beach House Reunion (Gallery Books, hb., 400 pp., $26). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $58 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. In Beach House Reunion, Mary Alice […]

School Integration: Past and Present, Sun., May 20, 4 pm

Sun, May, 20, 4 pm, Blue Bicycle Books presents a special mini-symposium on School Integration: Past and Present. Join us for a look at five decades of integration, from groundbreaking heroes of the 60s, through busing in the 70s and 80s, to present-day schools like James Simons and Charlotte’s Shamrock Gardens. 420 King St, downtown Charleston. […]

Piccolo Spoleto Event with Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts, Denmark Vesey’s Garden, Fri., June 8, 5 pm

Join us Fri., June 8, 5 pm as Professors Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts will be here to discuss their new book Denmark Vesey’s Garden (The New Press, hb., 464 pp., $29). A book that strikes at the source of the recent flare-ups over Confederate symbols in Charlottesville, New Orleans, and elsewhere, Denmark Vesey’s Garden reveals the deep roots […]