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Desperation Road with Michael Farris Smith, Tue., Mar. 14, 5 pm

Join us Tues., Mar. 14, 5:00 pm as Michael Farris Smith discusses and signs copies of his new novel Desperation Road (Lee Boudreaux Books, hb., 304 pp., $26). In the vein of Daniel Woodrell’s Winter’s Bone and the works of Ron Rash, Desperation Road takes place in a tough-and-tumble Mississippi town where drugs, whiskey, guns, and the desire […]

Author Luncheon with Tony Bartelme, A Surgeon in the Village, Fri. Mar. 24, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Mar. 24, 12 pm for lunch at High Cotton (199 East Bay St.), as Tony Bartelme from The Post and Courier discusses his latest book, A Surgeon in the Village: An American Doctor Teaches Brain Surgery in Africa (Beacon Press, hb., 288 pp., $28). Tickets are $31 for the author talk and three-course luncheon, or $58 […]

Author Luncheon with A. Roger Ekirch, American Sanctuary, Wed. Mar. 1, 12 pm

Join us Wed., Mar. 1, 12 pm for lunch at High Cotton (199 East Bay St.), as Dr. A. Roger Ekirch discusses his latest book American Sanctuary: Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution (Pantheon, hb., 320 pp., $30). Tickets are $31 for the author talk and three-course luncheon, or $61 for the luncheon […]

SC Aquarium presents Blue Mind with Wallace J. Nichols, Wed., Feb. 15, 7 pm

Tickets are on sale now  for the fifth session in the South Carolina Aquarium‘s Holland Lifelong Learning series, featuring Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, author of Blue Mind (Back Bay Books, pb., 368 pp., $17), at Ashley Hall, Wed., Feb. 15, 7 pm. Tickets are $25 and include a signed copy of Blue Mind. Find more […]

Princess Pamela’s Soul Food Cookbook with Matt Lee and Ted Lee, Thurs., Mar. 2, 5:30 pm

  Join us Thurs., Mar. 2, 5:30 pm as Matt Lee discusses and serves bites from his and Ted Lee’s reissue of Princess Pamela’s Soul Food Cookbook (Rizzoli, hb., 240 pp., $30). Pamela Strobel owned the legendary Little Kitchen in New York City’s East Village, where regulars such as Andy Warhol, Sidney Lumet, Gloria Steinem, and Diana Ross, among others, came […]

2017 Write of Summer Dates!

Celebrating its 15th year in the Lowcountry, Write of Summer is where young people find their writing voices and have a blast doing it. Each session will visit the Gibbes Museum of Art and will close with a coffeehouse reading. Monday through Friday, 9 am to noon. $190 ($200 after June 1). Sessions are for rising […]

Author Luncheon with Karen White, The Guests on South Battery, Sat., Jan. 14, 12 pm

Join us Sat., Jan. 14, 12 pm for lunch at High Cotton (199 East Bay St.), as Karen White discusses her latest mystery novel The Guests on South Battery (Berkley, hb., 352 pp., $26). Tickets are $57 for the author talk, three-course luncheon, and a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. The Guests on South Battery begins when […]

Clay Rice Silhouettes — Sun., Feb. 5!

Renowned silhouette artist Clay Rice returns to Blue Bicycle Books, Sun., Feb. 5, 1 – 3 pm to cut children’s silhouettes and sign his latest books, The Stick and Ants ‘n’ Uncles (Familius, hb, $17). Taught by his grandfather, Carew Rice, Clay is a 21st-century folk artist and a Lowcountry treasure. Cutting a child’s silhouette in under five minutes is […]

Ring of Fire Release Party with Brad Taylor, Tue. Jan. 10, 7 pm

Join celebrated local author Brad Taylor at the Charleston Harbor Fish House in Mount Pleasant (32 Patriot’s Point Road), Tues., Jan. 10, 7 pm. Brad will talk and sign copies of his latest thriller, Ring of Fire (Dutton, hb., 448 pp., $27). Ring of Fire begins when confidential offshore-banking documents known as the “Panama Papers” are leaked […]

HMS Log Book: 2017 Part One with Jen Snyder, Tue., Dec. 13, 5 pm

Join us Tue., Dec. 13, 5 pm as Jen Snyder discussions and signs copies of the latest installment in her very popular HMS Log Book series. This smart and beautifully organized journal is engineered to maximize your time and head space to make for efficient journaling. The “fill in the box” format invites you to log all the […]