The Harry Bosch series started out bleak and, with the passing years, has only gotten bleaker. The deepening of the gloom certainly has something to do with the aging of its hero. In 1992 when Michael Connelly first introduced Bosch in "The Black Echo," he was an LAPD detective in the prime of his lonely life.
C4WNEW is the annual conference organized by the Center for Women. Scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Nov. 15 and 16, it’s meant to furnish women with information and inspiration that empowers them to advance careers in business and politics.
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" has "assembled" a new children's book called "Whose Boat Is This Boat? Comments That Don't Help in the Aftermath of a Hurricane."
“The Age of Eisenhower” provides a definitive interpretation of an often under-examined decade and often misunderstood presidency.
But a new book on the counterculture crusader attempts to dig deeper into the mission of writer Hunter S. Thompson, who pushed "gonzo journalism," a style of journalism written without claims of objectivity and with the journalist at the center.
Of Utah's famed national parks, Zion may be the most beloved, Bryce Canyon the most striking, the sandstone formations of Arches more aesthetic, and the sight lines of Canyonlands more vast, but there is something about the imposing scale of Capitol Reef that arrests the imagination.
The author of several important books, including “Will in the World” and “The Swerve,” Stephen Greenblatt recently has consolidated his concerns about despotism (especially as it is currently expressed in American politics) in his latest book, “Tyranny.”
Special guests include journalists Christopher Dickey, John Avlon and Tina Brown, playwright David Hare, memoirist Margo Jefferson, Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt, historians Charles Spencer and Deborah Lipstadt, and federal judge and author Richard Gergel.
Ann Patchett will join The Post and Courier’s Fall Book & Author Luncheon, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Charleston Marriott.
Charleston Jazz celebrates its 10th anniversary with a gala and concert featuring the Charleston Jazz Orchestra at Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St.
Alliance Francaise of Charleston and MUSC International Group present the 12th edition of the French Film Festival Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, and next week Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10, in the auditorium of the Medical University's Basic Science Building, 173 Ashley Ave.
F. Rutledge Hammes' grandparents settled on James Island decades ago, exposing themselves to Gullah culture. Hammes, the eldest of 10 children, grew up with folklore ringing in his ears.
The Gullah Society will present a public event called “Rise Up! Summoning the Power and Presence of African Ancestors in Charleston,” at 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at the College of Charleston.
There’s the British Museum! The Tower of London! Westminster Abbey! The best Indian food available outside of India! There’s Winston Churchill’s War Rooms, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Tate Modern, Hyde Park and, just outside the city, Kew Gardens.
Petulance is the most childish of behaviors. Political scientist Alan Wolfe's “The Politics of Petulance” is not merely a withering indictment of Donald Trump and his most ardent supporters, but of an entire American body politic mired in immaturity.
Michael Davis of Ye Olde Music Shop in Hanahan decided four years ago to honor the people who paved the way, many of whom continue to play stages around town.
Popular stand-up comedian and television personality Jerry Seinfeld will perform a solo show at 7 p.m. March 7 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26.
It's called "Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror." In it, Poole traces the origins of the horror genre to the horrors of World War I, which upped the ante on the ways the human body could be mutilated.
The 12th Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival, which runs Oct. 25-28 at the Sottile Theatre, focuses this year on the city of Naples.
It should come as no surprise that when Jews began immigrating to another new land, the fledgling United States, their arguments burst into the open. Unfettered by Old World tradition, free to explore alternative theologies and modes of worship, Jews in 19th-century America grafted new ways onto old and shaped the modern Judaism we recognize today.
Renee Hodges, author of "Saving Bobby: Heroes and Heroin in One Small Community," will make two appearances in Charleston to discuss her book and the scourge of opioid addiction.
Poems will appear in public spaces, on local stages and in classrooms, as public art, during workshops for students and on nighttime stages.
Not only is "Southbound" the biggest show in the Halsey's history, it's also the largest exhibition of photographs of the South ever.
"Outside Agitator: The Civil Rights Struggle of Cleveland Sellers Jr.," published by Spartanburg-based Hub City Press, is available for $18 starting Nov. 6 from online and traditional booksellers.
“Rider University’s proposed sale of Westminster Choir College to Beijing Kaiwen ... is a disguised takeover of an American college by the Chinese government," said an attorney for the foundation.
“Rampage,” James M. Scott’s third book on the Pacific Theater of the Second World War, is by far his most immediate and intimate. The war is agonizingly and microscopically close: the enemy soldiers, the Filipino and American citizens, the American generals. We see what they eat, what they wear, how they survive, how they die.
In "Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist," journalist Eli Saslow charts Derek Black's conversion from a right-wing extremist to a high-profile critic of the movement.
Pure Theatre is setting up shop in an unlikely new space called the Cannon Street Arts Center, a church that served Charleston's black community.
A bevy of talented home and school artists made it difficult for our expert panel of judges to pick winners in our recent coloring contest celebrating the Gulf Stream. But decide we must!