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Michael Harriot, Black AF History, Mon. Sep. 25, 6:30 pm

Blue Bicycle Books welcomes Michael Harriot Mon., Sept. 25, 6:30 pm as he discusses Black AF History: The Un-Whitewashed Story of America (Morrow., 432 pp., $32.50). About the book: In Black AF History, Harriot removes the white sugar coating from the American story, placing Black people squarely at the center. Harriot speaks hilarious truth to oppressive power, subverting conventional historical narratives […]

Dan “Grossy” Pelosi, Let’s Eat, Wed. Oct. 4, 6 pm

Join cookbook author and food personality Dan “Grossy” Pelosi on Wed., Oct. 4 at 6 pm for an event celebrating the release of his first cookbook, Let’s Eat: 101 Recipes to Fill Your Heart and Home (Union Square, 288 pp.,  hb., $30). This event is free and open to the public. About the book: In his debut […]

Michelle Wildgen, Wine People, Thurs. Oct. 19, 6 pm

Come have a glass of wine with Michelle Wildgen, Thurs., Oct. 19, 6 pm as she talks about her newest novel, Wine People (Zibby Books, hb., $28). She’ll be joined in conversation by Charleston novelist Victoria Benton Frank (My Magnolia Summer). Can’t make it? Order a copy here. About the book: What happens when two ambitious young […]

Piccolo Fiction — Sat., June 3, 5 pm

Sat., June 3, 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 […]

Anjali Tamang and Sarah Symons, Standing in the Way: from Trafficking to Survival, Tues., Apr. 20, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., April 20, 5:30 pm, for a special reception and talk with activists Anjali Tamang and Sarah Symons, co-authors of Standing in the Way (pb., $15), hosted by Her Future Coalition, an international non-profit organization fighting human trafficking and other severe forms of gender violence. Over the past 15 years, Her Future Coalition […]

F.T. Lukens, Spell Bound, Tues., Apr. 4, 5:30 pm

Join us on Tues., Apr. 4, 5:30 pm to celebrate the release day of the newest YA novel by F.T. Lukens, Spell Bound! (Margaret K. McElderry, hb., 336 pp., $19.99) Lukens will be joined in conversation by Corrie Wang, Charleston-based YA author of City of Beasts and The Takedown. About Spell Bound: Edison Rooker isn’t sure what […]


Wed., Feb. 21 — Danny Caine, How to Resist Amazon and Why Sat., Mar. 2 — Beto O’Rourke, We’ve Got to Try Fri. – Sun., Mar. 8 – 10 — Pop-up at Charleston Wine and Food Fri., Apr. 5 — Maggie Stiefvater book signing Fri., Apr. 19 — Shovels & Rope, C’mon Utah! Thurs., May 9 — Marcia […]

Ralph C. Muldrow, Charleston Renaissance Man, Tues., Dec. 13, 5:30 pm

Tues. Dec. 13, 5:30 pm, College of Charleston Professor (and longtime Boomer’s/BBB patron) Ralph C. Muldrow will be here to discuss his new book Charleston Renaissance Man: The Architectural Legacy of Albert Simons in the Holy City (USC Press, hb, $50). With over 100 color and b/w photos, this gorgeous, thorough examination of the most influential architect in Charleston […]

Carolyn Prusa, None of This Would Have Happened If Prince Were Alive, Thurs., Dec. 8, 5:30 pm

  Thurs., Dec. 8, 5:30 pm, have a glass of wine with Savannah’s Carolyn Prusa, author of None of This Would Have Happened If Prince Were Alive (Atria, hb., 336 pp., $27). Come celebrate the end (hopefully) of hurricane season with this emotional, fun and lively debut! This in-store event is free and open to […]

Kardea Brown, The Way Home, Thurs. Oct. 27, 5:30 pm

Join Food Network star Kardea Brown, Thurs., Oct. 27 at 5:30 pm for a release party for her brand-new cookbook, The Way Home: A Celebration of Sea Islands Food and Family with Over 100 Recipes (Amistad, hb., 300 pp, $35). NOTES: No outside copies of The Way Home allowed. (It comes out two days before this event.) Blue […]