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Never Missed with Chris Covert, Tues., Jan. 15, 5:30 pm

Join us Tues., Jan. 15, 5:30 pm as Chris Covert will tell us the story behind his new book Never Missed (Warren Publishing, pb., 254 pp., $16), about his father Mark, a world-class long-distance runner who ran every day for exactly forty-five years. What started as a hobby quickly became a life’s passion and a legacy for Mark Covert, […]

Daughter of War Release Party with Brad Taylor, Sat. Jan. 20, 7 pm

Join celebrated local author Brad Taylor at Victor Social Club (39F John Street), Sat., Jan. 20, 7 pm. Brad will talk and sign copies of his latest thriller Daughter or War (Dutton, hb., 400 pp., $27). About the book: Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan […]

Native Place with Frank Harmon, Thurs., Jan. 17, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., Jan. 17, 5 pm as renowned architect Frank Harmon discusses his new book of sketches Native Places: Discovering a Way to See (ORO Edition, hb., 168 pp., $25). Native Places is a collection of 64 watercolor sketches paired with mini-essays about architecture, landscape, everyday objects, and nature. The sketches relate the delight found […]

Stones Ripe for Sowing with Libby Bernardin, Thur., Nov. 29, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., Nov. 29, 5 pm to celebrate the release of Libby Bernardin’s new poetry collection Stones Ripe for Sowing (Press 53, pb., 82 pp., $15). Libby will read a few of her poems and then stick around to sign books and answer questions. Libby Bernardin has published two chapbooks, The Book of Myth (SC Poetry Initiative, 2009) and Layers of Song (Finishing […]

Author Luncheon with Patti Callahan, Becoming Mrs. Lewis, Sat., Oct. 27, 12 pm

Join us Sat., Oct. 27, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Patti Callahan discusses Becoming Mrs. Lewis (Thomas Nelson, hb., 416 pp., $26). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $60 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. At once a fascinating historical novel and a glimpse into a writer’s life, Becoming […]

The Lumberjack’s Dove with GennaRose Nethercott, Fri. Oct. 26, 8 pm

Join us Fri., Oct. 26, 8:00 pm to celebrate the release of GennaRose Nethercott‘s book of poetry The Lumberjack’s Dove (Ecco, pb., 96 pp. $15). In the ingenious and vividly imagined narrative poem The Lumberjack’s Dove, a lumberjack cuts his hand off with an axe—however, instead of merely being severed, the hand shapeshifts into a dove. Inflected with […]

Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America’s Origin with Joseph Kelly, Tue., Oct. 30, 5 pm

Join us Tue., Oct. 30, 5:00 pm to celebrate the release of Joseph Kelly‘s new book Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America’s Origin (Bloomsbury Publishing, hb., 512 pp., $32). In Marooned, Joseph Kelly reexamines the history of Jamestown and comes to a radically different and decidedly American interpretation of these first Virginians. We all know the […]

Author Luncheon with Diane Chamberlain, The Dream Daughter, Fri., Oct. 5, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Oct. 5, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Diane Chamberlain discusses The Dream Daughter (St. Martin’s Press, hb., 384 pp., $28). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $62 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. The Dream Daughter is a rich, genre-spanning, breathtaking novel about one mother’s quest […]

Trouble the Water with Jacqueline Friedland, Wed., Oct. 24, 6 pm

Join us Wed., Oct. 24, 6:00 pm to celebrate the release of Jacqueline Friedland‘s debut novel Trouble the Water (SparkPress, pb., 352 pp. $17). Set against the vivid backdrop of Charleston twenty years before the Civil War, Trouble the Water is a captivating tale replete with authentic details about Charleston’s aristocratic planter class, American slavery, and the Underground Railroad. Abigail Milton […]

Mississippi Vegan with Timothy Pakron, Sat., Oct. 27, 5 pm

Join us Sat., Oct. 27, 5:00 pm to celebrate the release of Timothy Pakron‘s debut cookbook Mississippi Vegan (Avery, hb., 288 pp. $35). Inspired by the landscape and flavors of his childhood on the Mississippi gulf coast, Timothy Pakron shares 125 plant-based recipes, all of which substitute ingredients without sacrificing depth of flavor and reveal the secret tradition […]