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Piccolo Fiction in the Courtyard — Sat., June 1 at 5 pm

Sat., June 1, 5 pm — the festival’s longest-running event exclusively devoted to fiction, Piccolo Fiction returns to the Blue Bicycle courtyard for the 25th year! Four S.C. authors will read brief short stories: Mindy Friddle, Emilie Ross, Sara Cappell Thomason, and Susan Beckham Zurenda. The reading is in the courtyard beside the bookstore, and, following tradition, […]

Laurie Devore, The Villain Edit, Thurs., Jul. 11, 5:30 pm

Join us Thurs., July 11, 5:30 pm for an evening with local author Laurie Devore to celebrate the release of The Villain Edit (HarperCollins, 336 pp., $28). Devore will be joined in conversation by fellow author Victoria Benton Frank (My Magnolia Summer). About the book: Emily Henry meets Fleabag…and The Bachelor! An irresistibly sharp and sexy dramedy […]

Shovels & Rope, C’mon Utah! — Fri., Apr. 19, 5:30 pm

Blue Bicycle Books is proud to welcome Shovels & Rope — Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent –  as they debut their new book C’mon Utah (hb., $30), based on the song from their By Blood album. Cary Ann, Michael and illustrator Julio Cotto Rivera will be signing copies in the bookstore courtyard, Fri., Apr. 19, […]

Marcia Zug, You’ll Do, Thurs., May 9, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., May 9, 5 pm for an evening with Professor Marcia Zug to celebrate the release of her newest book You’ll Do: A History of Marrying for Reasons Other Than Love, (Steerforth, 336 pp., $29.99). Zug will be joined in conversation by local attorney Gregory Forman. About the book: Americans hold marriage in such high esteem […]

Tommy Tomlinson, Dogland, Fri., May 17 at 5 pm

Join us Fri., May 17 at 5 pm for an evening with Pulitzer Prize finalist Tommy Tomlinson to celebrate the release of his newest book Dogland: Passion, Glory, and Lots of Slobber at the Westminster Dog Show (Simon & Schuster, 256 pp., $29). Tomlinson will be joined in conversation by Garden and Gun editor Amanda Heckert. […]

Pop-up at Charleston Wine and Food Fest, Fri. – Sun., Mar. 8 – 10

Visit Blue Bicycle Books at our Book Nook in the Culinary Village during the upcoming Charleston Wine and Food Fest Fri. – Sun., Mar. 8 – 10. We have an exciting line-up of 16 chefs coming to sign, including Tiffani Thiessen, Fri., Mar. 8 at 2 pm at Riverfront Park.  See below for the line-up! Friday, […]

Beto O’Rourke, We’ve Got to Try, Sat., Mar. 2, 4 pm

Join us for a special event with former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke, Sat., Mar. 2, 4 pm as he visits Charleston to discuss We’ve Got to Try: How the Fight for Voting Rights Makes Everything Else Possible (Flatiron, pb., $19). This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are free, with the option […]

Phoebe Lapine, Carbivore, Tues., Apr. 2, EVENT CANCELLED

Join us Tues., Apr. 2 at 5:30 pm for an evening with chef and author Phoebe Lapine celebrating the release of her newest cookbook, Carbivore (Hachette Go, 352 pp., $32) About the book: Diet trends come and go, but over the last decade, no one food group has been vilified and misunderstood as much as […]

Jeffrey Blount, Mr. Jimmy from Around the Way, Thurs., Jan. 25, 6 pm

Join us at the 20 S. Battery Hotel on Thurs., Jan. 25 at 6 pm for an evening with Jeffrey Blount, author of Mr. Jimmy From Around the Way (Beaufort Books, 350 pp., $25.95). Mr. Blount will be joined in conversation by Rebecca Dwight Bruff, author of Trouble the Water (Koehler, 348 pp, $19.95). About the book: […]

Kat Hastie, The Arena, Thurs., Dec. 14, 5:30 pm

Please join Blue Bicycle Books for a reception for artist Kat Hastie, Thurs., Dec. 14, 5:30 pm as she signs copies of her monograph, The Arena (hb., 198 pp., $75). (Note date change.) About the book: In The Arena, Hastie tells her life story through her paintings. Hastie contemplates the transformative nature of a life in art […]