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Author Luncheon with Kate Fagan, What Made Maddy Run, Fri., Aug. 18, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Aug. 18, 12 pm for lunch at High Cotton (199 East Bay St.), as Kate Fagan discusses her new book What Made Maddy Run (Little, Brown, 320 pp., $27). Kate will be in conversation with well-known health writer and yoga teacher Kathryn Budig. Tickets are $31 for the three-course luncheon and talk, or $58 including a signed […]

Gumbo Love with Lucy Buffett, Thurs., July 20, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., July 20, 5 pm as Lucy Buffett tells the stories behind the recipes in her new cookbook Gumbo Love (Grand Central, hb., 336 pp., $30). Since she was a young girl, Lucy has believed in the power of gumbo–the stirring, the transformation of the roux, the simple ingredients cooking up into something much […]

The Lowcountry Coloring Book, with Melissa Conroy, Thurs., July 27, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., July 27, 5 pm as Melissa Conroy will talk about and sign copies of The Lowcountry Coloring Book (Algonquin, pb., 96 pp., $12). Melissa Conroy immerses readers in the graceful, haunting beauty of the South, from the stately mansions and intricate gardens of Charleston and Savannah to spots farther off the beaten path, such as […]

Author Luncheon with Patti Callahan Henry, The Bookshop at Waters End, Thurs., July 13, 12 pm

Join us Thurs., July 13, 12 pm for lunch at High Cotton (199 East Bay St.), as Patti Callahan Henry discusses and signs her new book The Bookshop at Water’s End (Berkley, pb., 288 pp., $16). Tickets are $31 for the three-course luncheon and talk, or $45 including a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. About the […]

Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers with Armand Derfner, Thurs., June 29, 6 pm

Join us Thurs., June 29, 6 pm as local lawyer Armand Derfner will talk about his pivotal role in the American Civil Rights Movement. Beginning with his work representing disenfranchised voters in Greenwood, Mississippi, in 1968, Armand was among the first lawyers to argue cases involving the Voting Rights Act. An essay based on these experiences […]

Piccolo Fiction – Charleston Music Hall – Sat., June 3, 5 pm

Piccolo Fiction presented by Blue Bicycle Books, Sat., June 3, 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 recent […]

Zak Pelaccio, Project 258, Cooking Demo at Siematic, Thurs., June 8, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., June 8, 5 pm at Siematic (444 King St.), as James Beard Award winner Zak Pelaccio will be in town to prepare a dish from his new cookbook Project 258: Making Dinner at Fish and Game (University of Texas Press, hb., 348 pp., $50). Fish & Game restaurant in Hudson, New York, is a leader […]

Out of Line author Barbara Lynch in conversation Hi, Anxiety author Kat Kinsman, Sat., June 10, 5 pm

Join us Sat., June 10, 5 pm as celebrated food writer Kat Kinsman and James Beard Award winner Barbara Lynch discuss their new books Out of Line (Atria Books, hb., 240 pp., $26) and Hi, Anxiety (Dey Street Books, hb., 240 pp., $26).  Angel Postell of Home Team PR will also be joining them. Out of Line describes Lynch’s […]

Author Luncheon with Cate Lineberry, Be Free or Die, Fri., June 23, 12 pm

Join us Fri., June 23, 12 pm for lunch at High Cotton (199 East Bay St.), as Cate Lineberry discusses and signs her new book Be Free or Die (St. Martin’s, hb., 288 pp., $26). Cate will be in conversation with Michael Boulware Moore, who is the great, great grandson of Robert Smalls and the CEO of the International African […]

Mercies in Disguise with Gina Kolata and Amanda Baxley Kalinsky, Thurs., June 22, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., June 22, 5 pm as New York Times reporter Gina Kolata discusses her new book Mercies in Disguise (St. Martin’s, hb., 272 pp., $26). In Mercies in Disguise, Kolata tells the story of the Baxleys, an almost archetypal family in a small town in South Carolina. A proud and determined clan, many of them doctors, they are […]