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Edward Ball Lecture at The Citadel, Tues., Jan. 23, 3:30 pm

Our good friend Mayor Riley asked us to pass this information along. Edward Ball has been invited to give a guest lecture at The Citadel next Tues., Jan. 23, at 3:30 pm. Afterwards there will be time to meet and talk with Mr. Ball about his books.

Author Luncheon with Christina Baker Kline, A Piece of the World, Fri., Feb. 2, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Feb. 2, 12 pm for lunch at High Cotton (199 East Bay St.), as Christina Baker Kline discusses her newest novel A Piece of the World (William Morrow, hb., 320 pp., $28). Tickets ($31) are available here. An instant New York Times bestseller, A Piece of the World delves into the relationship between the artist Andrew Wyeth and the subject of […]

Operator Down Release Party with Brad Taylor, Sat. Jan. 20, 7 pm

Join celebrated local author Brad Taylor at Stars Rooftop and Grill Room (495 King Street), Sat., Jan. 20, 7 pm. Brad will talk and sign copies of his latest thriller, Operator Down (Dutton, hb., 464 pp., $27). Beginning to untangle a web that extends through both the American and Israeli intelligence communities, Pike Logan is forced to choose between […]

Thunderhead with Neal Shusterman, Sat. Jan. 20, 1 pm

Join us Sat., Jan. 20, 1 pm as National Book Award winner Neal Shusterman discusses and signs the newest installment in his Arc of a Scythe series, titled Thunderhead (Simon and Schuster, hb., 512 pp., $19). The Thunderhead cannot interfere in the affairs of the Scythedom. All it can do is observe—it does not like what it sees. […]

Author Luncheon with Michel Stone, Border Child, Fri., Jan. 26, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Jan. 26, 12 pm for lunch at High Cotton (199 East Bay St.), as South Carolina native Michel Stone discusses her newest novel Border Child (Nan A. Talese, hb., 272 pp., $27). Tickets ($31) are available here. About the book: For Héctor and Lilia, pursuit of the American Dream became every parent’s worst fear when they were separated from their […]

Thurs, Dec. 21, 2017 — Closing at 7 pm

We’re closing a little early tonight (7 pm) for our staff party. Thanks for all your support this year!

John Lane and Scott Gould, Tues., Nov. 21, 7 pm

Join us Tues., Nov. 21, 7 pm as John Lane and Scott Gould discuss their new books. John will be reading from a new poetry collection called Anthropocene Blues (Mercer University Press, pb., 72 pp., $17). Earlier this year, Scott released his debut short-story collection, titled Strangers to Temptation (Hub City Press, pb., 216 pp., $17). John Lane teaches environmental studies […]

Strangers to Temptation with Scott Gould, Tues., Nov. 21, 7 pm

Join us Tues., Nov. 21, 7 pm as Scott Gould discusses and signs his debut short-story collection Strangers to Temptation (Hub City Press, pb., 216 pp., $17). Scott will be in conversation with John Lane. The debut collection from award-winning short-story writer Scott Gould, Strangers to Temptation takes us to the white sand banks of the Black […]

Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival, Nov. 2-5

Most Americans are familiar with Charleston’s historic homes, nearby beaches and scenic attractions, diverse annual events, and great restaurants. Many are also familiar with the Charleston Library Society and its grand building located in the heart of the Historic District. The society is the oldest cultural organization in the South and the second-oldest circulation library in the United […]

YALLFest Nov. 10 and Nov. 11!

Blue Bicycle Books is the hub of YALLFest, the world’s largest Young Adult Book Festival, which will take over Upper King Street on Fri., Nov. 10 and Sat., Nov. 11. More than 70 authors will sign books, participate in seminars and talks, and generally revel in the written word at YALLFest 2017. Keynote talks require […]