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3:39 am on Saturday March 5, 2016

Pat Conroy, author of ‘The Prince of Tides’ and ‘The Great Santini,’ dies at 70

On Friday the author who write of family life and scenic Lowcountry marshlands died at 70.
6:16 am on Tuesday October 22, 2013

An evening with Pat Conroy ahead of his new book

Pat Conroy's new book "The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son" is due out October 29, ahead of it he will be at the USCB Center for the Arts this Saturday, October 26, at 7 p.m.  A ticket and signed copy of the book cost $100 and...
5:13 am on Thursday September 19, 2013

Teresa Bruce shares a 'rememoir' story in Beaufort

In a new book, "The Other Mother", Teresa Bruce shares her story as a then 25-year-old TV reporter who forms a close friendship with 82-year-old modern dancer Byrne Miller on a Lowcountry morning. The Charleston City Paper shares a bit about Bruce's...
10:16 am on Wednesday August 28, 2013

David Sedaris coming to Charleston Music Hall on October 23

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of...
3:40 pm on Wednesday May 1, 2013

David Sedaris coming to the Charleston Music Hall

Author and comedian David Sedaris is coming to Charleston on Wednesday, October 23, at 7:30 p.m. celebrating the release of his latest book Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.  
8:03 am on Monday February 4, 2013

Bestselling author Edward Ball headlines Addlestone Authors' Series

Image by WikipediaOn Thursday, February 7, the College of Charleston’s Friends of the Library will host National Book Award Winner and Lowcountry Historian Edward Ball in a discussion of his new book, "The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age...
4:42 am on Monday November 12, 2012

Los Angeles producer turned Port Royal local to do book signing

TV movie writer and producer H. Haden Yelin traded her Los Angeles days for a quieter life in Port Royal and has recently written a book about family hardship. From The Conjurer's description: "Living in the natural wonderland of the coastal islands...
4:32 pm on Thursday October 11, 2012

Kierkegaard and pirates converge at Charleston Library Society

Mirror’s Fathom, the first novel by College of Charleston Professor Sheridan Hough, is the story of Tycho Wilhelm Lund, anarchist, pirate, and thief of a legendary mirror. Tycho a great-nephew of Søren Kierkegaard  is asked to appraise the furniture...
11:23 pm on Friday August 17, 2012

'Semi-Charmed Life' book author reading and signing

Come join us (for free!) at Blue Bicycle Books as debut novelist Nora Zelevansky reads from, discusses writing and signs copies of her new book Semi-Charmed Life on Monday, August 20, at 5 p.m. This coming of age story and mystery is comedic and...
6:19 am on Tuesday June 5, 2012

Rock On, Mr. Chips: A Conversation with Joe Oestreich

Hitless Wonder: A Life In Minor League Rock and Roll “Watershed’s long haul hasn’t been all sparse crowds and dive bars. At one point we almost made it. We were limo’d around Manhattan. We recorded in the same studio as AC/DC, Aerosmith, and...