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A Curious Matter of Men With Wings Book Launch Party with F. Rutledge Hammes, Sat., Sept. 29, 5 pm

Join us Sat., Sept. 29, 5 pm to celebrate the release of F. Rutledge Hammes’s debut novel A Curious Matter of Men with Wings. A Curious Matter of Men With Wings tells the story of the Walpole family who fled their sorted past and escaped to one of the nearly 2,000 uninhabited Sea Islands off the Carolina coast. The […]

Author Luncheon for the Release of Our Prince of Scribes: Authors Remember Pat Conroy, Fri. Sept. 21, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Sept. 21, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as we celebrate the release of Our Prince of Scribes (UGA Press, hb., 320 pp., $30), a new anthology of essays on Pat Conroy. Tickets are $64 for the three-course luncheon and book. Get tickets here. Conroy’s was a messy fellowship of people from all walks of […]

Local Book Launch Party for Archive: South Carolina Poetry Since 2005, Sat., Sept. 22, 5 pm

Join us Sat., Sept. 22, 5 pm to celebrate the release of a new poetry anthology called Archive: South Carolina Poetry Since 2005. Edited by Furman faculty members Gil Allen, Jeffrey Makala and Bill Rogers, Archive: South Carolina Poetry Since 2005 anthologizes the writings of 46 contemporary South Carolina poets. The anthology’s contents were previously published in national poetry journals, […]

A Bright and Pleading Dagger Book Launch with Nicole Rivas, Sat., Sept. 8, 8 pm

Join us Sat., Sept. 8, 8 pm as Nicole Rivas will be here to read from her debut chapbook of short stories called A Bright and Pleading Dagger (Rose Metal Press, pb., 44 pp., $12). A dazzling and incisive collection of twelve flash fictions illuminating the varied lives of women and girls, A Bright and Pleading Dagger immerses readers in […]

Living Waters Book Launch Party with Ed Waldrop, Sat., Sept. 1, 5 pm

Join us Sat., Sept. 1, 5 pm as local photographer and first-time author Ed Waldrop will be here to discuss his debut Living Waters. Living Waters is the story of AJ McClellan, born in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. He was raised and nurtured along her creeks and waterways. Tragic events in AJ’s young life tested him deeply, […]

Slow with Brooke McAlary, Wed., Aug. 15, 6 pm

Join us Wed., Aug. 15, 6 pm, as Brooke McAlary will discuss her book Slow (Sourcebooks, hb., 288 pp., $26), hosted by the Ready Club and Jessica Murnane, author of One Part Plant. Once upon a time, it became clear to Brooke McAlary that the key to happiness was discovering a simpler, more fulfilling existence. She put the brakes on […]

Race to Hawaii with Jason Ryan, Sun., Aug. 26, 5 pm

Join us Sun., Aug. 26, 5 pm as local author Jason Ryan will be here to discuss his new book Race to Hawaii (Chicago Review Press, hb., 320 pp., $27). Today, a trip to Hawaii is a simple six-hour flight from the West Coast, but almost a century ago, it was a nerve-wracking and twenty-six-hour journey across 2,400 miles of the […]

Author Luncheon with Issac J. Bailey, My Brother Moochie, Fri., Aug. 24, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Aug. 24, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Issac J. Bailey discusses his new book My Brother Moochie (Other Press, hb., 304 pp., $26). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $60 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. At the age of nine, Issac J. Bailey saw […]

That’s What She Said with Artist and Social Activist Kimothy Joy, Thurs., Aug. 23, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., Aug. 23, 5 pm as artist and social activist Kimothy Joy will be here to talk about her new illustrated book That’s What She Said: Wise Words from Influential Women (Harper Wave, hb., 128 pp., $22). Distraught by the results of the 2016 election and the realization that the nation was not ready for […]

Mightier Than the Sword with Alana Harrison and Drew Callander Fri., Aug. 10, 5 pm

Join us Fri., Aug. 10, 5 pm as comedy writers Alana Harrison and Drew Callander will be here for an interactive children’s story event with their book Mightier Than the Sword (Penguin Workshop, hb, 320 pp., $13.99). Wildly funny and inventive, Mightier Than the Sword pulls you, the reader, into the action. Yes, YOU! You wake up in […]