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Nian, The Chinese New Year Dragon with Timothy Banks, Sat., Jan. 25, 1 pm

Join us Sat., Jan. 25, 1 pm as local artist Timothy Banks will read from and sign his illustrated children’s book Nian, The Chinese New Year Dragon, written by Virginia Loh-Hagan.  About the Book: Mei hates springtime. Why? Because it’s only in the spring that Nian, a fierce dragon, is able to leave his mountain prison under […]

Hitting Rock Middle with Sallie Holder

On Thurs., Jan. 16, 6 pm, help us celebrate the release of attorney-turned-speaker and thought-leader Sallie Holder’s book Hitting Rock Middle: The Roadmap from Empty Success to True Fulfillment (Advantage Media Group, hb., 160 pp., $27.95) at Hampden Clothing, 314 King Street. A nationally recognized public speaker and business coach, Sallie Holder has been helping businesses, entrepreneurs, […]

Author Dinner with Rick Reilly, Commander in Cheat, Fri., Feb. 7

Join us Fri., Feb. 7,  6 pm, for dinner at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.) as acclaimed Sports Illustrated writer Rick Reilly discusses his book Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump. Tickets are $64 and include a 3-course dinner and a signed copy of the book, or $96 for 2 tickets and one book. Get […]

Say Grace with Steve Palmer of Indigo Road, Wed., Dec. 18, 6 – 7:30 pm

Join us Wed., Dec. 18, 6 – 7:30 pm, for the Charleston release party of Say Grace: How the Restaurant Business Saved My Life (ForbesBooks, 184 pp., $25) by Steve Palmer, managing partner of Indigo Road (The Macintosh, Indaco and many more). The author will talk and sign books, and Katie Daniel of Bar Mash will be […]

Ran Walker, Portable Black Magic., Fri., Dec. 13, 6 pm

Join us at Blue Bicycle Books, Fri., Dec. 13, 6 pm, for a reading and book signing with 2019 Indie Author of the Year Ran Walker. Walker is the author of 17 books, most recently Portable Black Magic, a collection of short stories ranging from a writer involved in a love triangle with a ghost […]

Bernie Schein and Pat Conroy: Our Lifelong Friendship, Thurs., Dec. 19, 5:30 pm

 Thurs., Dec. 19, 5:30 pm, Bernie Schein will discuss and sign his new memoir, Pat Conroy: Our Lifelong Friendship (Skyhorse, hb., 304 pp, $25.99). Both writers and educators, Schein and Conroy were best friends from the moment they met during a high school pickup basketball game until Pat Conroy’s death in 2016. A love letter and […]

Author Luncheon with Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White, Thurs., Jan. 16, 12 pm

Join us Thurs., Jan. 16, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White discuss All the Ways We Said Goodbye (William Morrow, hb., 448 pp., $28). Tickets are $62 for the three-course luncheon plus a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. New York Times bestselling authors of The Glass Ocean and The Forgotten […]

The Road to Healing with Ken Woodley, Thurs., Dec. 5, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., Dec. 5, 5:30 pm as journalist Ken Woodley will be here to discuss his new book The Road to Healing (NewSouth Books, hb., 224 pp., $28). Prince Edward County, Virginia closed its public school system in 1959 in “massive resistance” to the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic Brown v. Board decision of 1954. The editorial pages of the […]

Saturday’s Child Book Discussion with Deborah Burns, Thurs., Nov. 14, 7 pm

Join us Thurs., Nov. 14, 7 pm as Deborah Burns will be here to discuss her new memoir Saturday’s Child (She Writes Press, pb., 256 pp., $16.95). The talk will be moderated by Anne Janas, a Charleston-based communications strategist and board member at the Gibbes Museum of Art. An only child, Deborah Burns grew up in prim 1950s America […]

Former U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice at Grace Church Cathedral, Mon., Nov. 18, 7 pm

Mon., Nov. 18, 7 pm, Obama Administration National Security Advisor and U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice will speak at Grace Church Cathedral, 98 Wentworth St., downtown Charleston. A collaboration between Grace Church and Mt. Zion AME, this event is an offshoot of their monthly Okra Soup meetings. Ambassador Rice will be in conversation with former Charleston Mayor […]