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Live Taping of Free Cookies Podcast with special guest Jen Pastiloff, Wed., June 12, 7 pm

Wed., June 12, 7 pm, we’re closing the store early and trying something new. Our friends Kathryn Budig and Kate Fagan will be taping an episode of their Free Cookies podcast in front of a live audience. Their guest will be Jennifer Pastiloff, author of the new book On Being Human (Dutton, hb., 336 pp., $27). The […]

Luncheon with Dorothea Benton Frank at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber Street), Mon., June 3, 12 pm

Join us Mon., June 3, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber Street) as Dorothea Benton Frank will talk about her new novel Queen Bee (William Morrow, hb., 432 pp., $28). Beekeeper Holly McNee Kensen quietly lives in a world of her own on Sullivan’s Island, tending her hives and working at the local island […]

A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s with Frye Gaillard, Thurs., June 6, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., June 6, 5:30 pm as Frye Gaillard will be here to discuss his new book A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost (NewSouth Books, hb., 704 pp., $35). Frye Gaillard has given us a deeply personal history, bringing his keen storyteller’s eye to this pivotal time in American […]

On the Edge: from Combahee to Winyah with J. Henry Fair, Wed., May 29, 5:30 pm

Join us Wed., May 29, 5:30 pm as photographer J. Henry Fair and the Coastal Conservation League will be here to discuss the new book On the Edge: Combahee to Winyah (Papadakis, hb., $50). On the Edge is the first of the coastline series, which is a portrait of our coastlines with an eye toward climate change preparedness and adaptation. Ocean […]

Piccolo Fiction — Sat., June 1, 5 pm

Sat., June 1, 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 […]

The Tubman Command with Elizabeth Cobbs, Mon., May 20, 5:30 pm

Join us Mon., May 20, 5:30 pm as Elizabeth Cobbs will be here to discuss her new historical novel The Tubman Command (Arcade Books, hb., 336 pp., $26). The Tubman Command tells the story of Harriet Tubman at the height of her powers, when she devises the largest plantation raid of the Civil War. In Beaufort, South Carolina, Tubman, code named Moses, is […]

The Last House Guest with Megan Miranda, Wed., July 31, 5:30 pm

Join us Wed., July 31, 5:30 pm as Megan Miranda will be here to discuss her new thriller The Last House Guest (Simon and Schuster, hb., 352 pp., $27). Another thrilling novel from the bestselling author of All the Missing Girls and The Perfect Stranger, Megan Miranda’s The Last House Guest is a smart, twisty read with a strong female protagonist determined to make […]

Author Luncheon with Judge Richard Gergel, Unexampled Courage, Fri., May 17, 12 pm

  Join us Fri., May 17, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Judge Richard Gergel discusses his new book Unexampled Courage (Macmillan, hb., 336 pp., $27). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon. Get tickets here. On February 12, 1946, Sergeant Isaac Woodard, a returning, decorated African American veteran, was removed from a Greyhound bus […]

I Miss You When I Blink Book Talk with Mary Laura Philpott, Thurs., May 30, 6 pm

Join us Thurs., May 30, 6 pm as Mary Laura Philpott will be here to discuss her new collection of essays I Miss You When I Blink (Atria Book, hb., 288 pp., $26). The discussion will be moderated by Amanda Heckert from Garden & Gun. Mary Laura Philpott thought she’d cracked the code: Always be right, and you’ll always be […]

FSU’s Sons of the Sixties with John Crowe and Dale McCullers, Fri., May 3, 5 pm

Join us Fri., May 3, 5 pm as John Crowe and Dale McCullers will be here to discuss their new book FSU’s Sons of the Sixties (Atlantic Publishing, pb., 214 pp., $20). Set in the volatile decade of the 1960s, FSU’s Sons of the Sixties provides a peek into the work, sweat, tears, challenges, and joy of being a college athlete […]