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Feeding You Lies Book Talk with Vani Hari, Sat. Feb. 23, 3 pm

Join us Sat., Feb. 23, 3 pm as Vani Hari will be here to discuss her new book Feeding You Lies (Hay House, hb., 328 pp., $28). There’s so much confusion about what to eat. Are you jumping from diet to diet and nothing seems to work? Are you sick of seeing contradictory health advice from experts? Just like […]

Staff Picks with George Singleton, Sat., Mar. 30, 6:30 pm

Join us Sat., Mar. 30, 6:30 pm as acclaimed storyteller George Singleton will read from his new collection Staff Picks (LSU Press, pb., 216 pp., $22.50). It’s Father’s Day 1972 and a young boy’s dad takes him to visit a string of unimpressive ex-girlfriends that could have been his mother; the unconventional detective work of a koan-speaking, Kung Fu–loving […]

A Delicious Country Local Launch Party and Discussion with Scott Huler, Fri., Mar. 8, 6 pm

Join us Fri., Mar. 8, 6 pm as journalist Scott Huler will be here to talk about his new book A Delicious Country (UNC Press, hb., 264 pp., $28). In 1700, a young man named John Lawson left London and landed in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to make a name for himself. For reasons unknown, he soon undertook a […]

Book of Help with Megan Griswold, Sat., Mar. 2, 3 pm

Join us Sat., Mar. 2, 3 pm as Megan Griswold will be here to talk about The Book of Help (Rodale Books, hb., 348 pp., $26). The Book of Help traces one woman’s life-long quest for love, connection, and peace of mind. A heartbreakingly vulnerable and tragically funny memoir-in-remedies, Megan Griswold’s narrative spans four decades and six continents–from […]

Glimpses of Charleston Book Launch Party with David AvRutick, Thurs., Mar. 7, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., Mar. 7, 5:30 pm as David AvRutick will be here to celebrate the release of his new book Glimpses of Charleston (Globe Pequot Press, hb., 160 pp., $20). Charleston is one of the most historically significant cities in the United States. One of the prime attractions of Charleston is the spectacular array of historic buildings spanning […]

Outside Agitator Discussion with Adam Parker and Cleveland Sellers Jr., Fri., Feb. 15, 5 pm

Join us Fri., Feb. 15, 5 pm as Adam Parker  and Cleveland Sellers Jr. will be here to discuss the 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 […]

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, […]