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Category Archives: Fun stuff

Chef Jennifer Booker, Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent. Sun., Mar. 8.

Join us, Sun., Mar. 8, 3-5 pm as Chef Jennifer Booker, signs copies of her new book, Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent. (Pelican, hb., 192 pp $27).  Focusing on farm-to-table ingredients, proper techniques, and pristine presentation, Chef Booker serves up a heaping helping of Southern cooking with class. Combining her Mississippi roots and […]

Charleston Self Portrait Project, Sun. Feb 1

Come stop by the store on Sunday, Feb 1 from 1-4pm as the The Charleston Self-Portrait Project sets up shop in BBB.  The Charleston Self-Portrait Project is a series of free events encouraging community members to create self-portraits, ultimately producing a collection of hundreds of self-portraits that will be exhibited for public viewing. The emphasis of this […]

Andra Watkins, Not Without My Father. Tues., Feb. 3.

Join us, Tues., Feb. 3, 5-7 pm as local author Andra Watkins, signs copies of her new book, Not Without My Father. (World Hermit Press, pb., 219 pp $15).   Andra Watkins needed a wingman to help her become the first living person to walk the historic 444-mile Natchez Trace as the pioneers did. She planned to walk fifteen miles […]

Ryan Graudin, All That Burns. Tues., Feb. 10.

Join us, Tues., Feb. 10, 5-7 pm as local author Ryan Graudin, signs copies of her new book, All That Burns. (HarperTeen, pb., 464 pp $10). Pre-order the book and receive a custom tea packet! In this thrilling sequel to All That Glows, the worlds of magic and mortal are colliding as London celebrates its new king, marking an […]

Billy Collins

It’s a wonder the Charleston Library Society is still standing since rock star poet Billy Collins parked his flame-decal-covered tour bus in front last month. Collins powered through a ninety-minute set to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Poetry Society of South Carolina, joining the list of PSSC speakers that includes Edna St. Vincent Millay, Gertrude Stein and […]

Matt and Ted Lee, Simple Fresh Southern, March 7

Blue Bicycle Books welcomes renowned food writers Matt and Ted Lee, signing copies of The Lee Bros. Simple Fresh Southern, Sun., Mar. 7, 2 – 4 pm. The local boys-made-good will close out the weekend of the Charleston Food and Wine Festival with a sidewalk peanut boil on King Street. We first met Matt and […]

Bridge Run après race

A few runners dropped by after the 10K for mimosas, including our good friend Mr. Nissenboim! (at right).