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Author Luncheon with Holly Herrick, The New Charleston Chef’s Table, Fri., May 4, 12 pm

Join us Fri., May 4, 12 pm for lunch with Holly Herrick at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.). Holly will talk and sign copies of The New Charleston Chef’s Table (Three Forks, hb., 208 pp., $28). Tickets are $31 for the three-course lunch and talk or $59 for lunch and book. Click here for tickets. About the book: When the original Charleston Chef’s […]

19th Annual Bridge Run Reading — Thurs., Apr. 5, 6 pm

Please join us next Thurs., Apr. 5, 6 pm for the 19th Annual Bridge Run Reading, featuring original works by Charleston writers (and BBB staffers) Jonathan Sanchez, Sara Peck and Ben Adams. Beer and wine will flow, readings are short and fun, the event will feature music by Mitchell Davis, and there is no running involved. […]

Recommendation: Anatomy of a Miracle by Jonathan Miles

Anatomy of a Miracle by Jonathan Miles, Hogarth, 2018, 368 pp, $27 *** In the opening scene of Anatomy of a Miracle, Cameron Harris, a young Afghan vet, sits outside a Biloxi, Miss., convenience store, paralyzed from the waist down. His older sister and caretaker is inside, buying his daily beer and cigarettes. Then he stands […]

Anatomy of a Miracle with Jonathan Miles, Mon., Mar. 26, 5 pm

Join us at the Garden & Gun editorial office in the Cigar Factory (701 East Bay St.) as we celebrate the new book by G&G contributor Jonathan Miles, Anatomy of a Miracle. Grab a Cathead cocktail, enjoy wine from Broadbent Selections, meet the author, and purchase a signed book. Space is limited, so click here to RSVP. Jonathan Miles is the author of the novels […]

Recommendation: Caitlyn Macy’s Mrs.

Caitlin Macy’s Mrs. is about both big money — the hedge funds of the newly-rich, the investment banks of the established families — and little money, the hundred-dollar bills a billionaire’s new wife carries in her purse. (My favorite detail in this detailed novel comes when an unnamed chorus of rich women, looking back on their […]

Wine + Food Festival Signing Schedule, Mar 2 – 4, 2018

Fri., March 2 – Sun., March 4 Wine + Food Festival Retail Tent, Marion Square (near the Fountain, Calhoun and King). All signings are free and open to the public. Friday, Mar. 2 12-12:45 pm – Erin Byers Murray, Shucked; Troy Gagliardo, Pseudo Southern 1-1:45 pm – Micah Lemon, The Imbible; Sara Franklin, Edna Lewis: At the Table […]

Piccolo Fiction – Charleston Music Hall – Sun., May 27, 5 pm

Piccolo Fiction presented by Blue Bicycle Books, Sun., May 27, 5 pm, Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. Free and open to the public. The festival’s longest-running event exclusively devoted to fiction, Piccolo Fiction invites local authors to write and share original  short stories. This year’s reading will be in the historic Charleston Music Hall, and, following […]

EVENT CANCELLED – Becoming Madeleine with Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy, Tues., March 20, 5 pm

Join us Tues., March 20, 5 pm as Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy will be here to discuss their new book Becoming Madeleine (Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, hb., 176 pp., $20). Charlotte and Léna are the granddaughters of the iconic writer Madeleine L’Engle. Using never-before-seen archival materials that include photographs, poems, letters, and journal entries, Becoming Madeleine weaves […]

EVENT CANCELLED Author Luncheon with Charlotte Caldwell, The Faces of Local Food, Thurs., March 22, 12 pm

*****Sorry this event has been cancelled***** Join us Thurs., March 22, 12 pm for lunch at 5 Faber, as Charlotte Caldwell discusses her new book The Faces of Local Food (Sweetgrass Books, hb., 232 pp., $45). Tickets are $31 for the three-course luncheon and talk, or $76 including a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. The Faces of Local Food is […]

Clay Rice Silhouettes — Wed., March 14!

Renowned silhouette artist Clay Rice returns to Blue Bicycle Books, Wed., March 14, 3-6 pm to cut children’s silhouettes and sign his latest books, The Stick and Ants ‘n’ Uncles (Familius, hb, $17). Taught by his grandfather, Carew Rice, Clay is a 21st-century folk artist and a Lowcountry treasure. Cutting a child’s silhouette in under five minutes is a […]