Published on the occasion of Bruce Springsteen’s 70th birthday (Sept. 23, 2019), "Long Walk Home" captures the meaning and “magic in the night” of the Boss’ music as experienced by a pantheon of fellow writers.
Carl Ware’s recently published memoir, “Portrait of an American Businessman,” chronicles lifelong commitment to education and service.
Picking up “Tell Me a Story,” Cassandra King Conroy’s memoir of her life with Pat Conroy, we know that we are in good company: we loved him, too, and he left us too early.
Narrated entirely from the viewpoint of the eponymous cheffe's adoring former apprentice, the book offers the narrator’s memories of his intense but ultimately unfulfilled relationship with a well-known female cook.
ALL THE POWERS OF THE EARTH: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1856-1860. By Sidney Blumenthal. Simon and Schuster. 758 pages. $25.
"Germans understood themselves to be perpetrators, and a moral responsibility followed from that knowledge. White Southerners, however, chose to avoid such a reckoning by inventing a different story altogether."
THINK, WRITE, SPEAK: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews, and Letters to the Editor. By Vladimir Nabokov. Edited by Brian Boyd and Anastasia Tolstoy. Knopf. 517 pages. $30.
Steve Palmer of The Indigo Road Restaurant Group (The Macintosh, Indaco) will sign copies of his new memoir, "Say Grace: How the Restaurant Business Saved My Life," 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Blue Bicycle Books 420 King St.
It’s almost impossible to sand down Susan Sontag or even to come up with a consistent through-line for her life. She is always so completely alive on the page: feisty, vulnerable, brilliant, contradictory.
THE REALITY GAME: How the Next Wave of Technology Will Break the Truth. By Samuel Woolley. PublicAffairs. 272 pages. $28.
The Charleston County Public Library is joining a growing national effort to pressure a major book publisher to rescind a recent policy change regarding ebooks.
Those who loved Zadie Smith's first novel “White Teeth” will welcome the sock of energy that is “Grand Union,” Smith’s first collection of short fiction.
THE POWER WORSHIPPERS: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism. By Katherine Stewart. Bloomsbury. 326 pages. $28.
Charleston writer R.G. Bruneau has published "The Craftsman's Crucible," an autobiographical novel about a young boy's coming-of-age journey in a family with a domineering father and emotionally detached mother. It intertwines memories of the past with current circumstances, expressing a mes…
In the words of her publisher: "I will miss the hurricane named Dottie. And I will remember her whenever I see a Palmetto tree bend at the mercy of the wind. Or a woman wearing three strands of pearls."
Famed poet, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni will be the keynote speaker at the Black Ink book festival slated for 2 p.m. Oct. 5.
BEN ROBERTSON: South Carolina Journalist and Author. By Jodie M. Peeler. University of South Carolina Press. 224 pages. $30.
Photographer Callie Shell has released her photo book, “Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas.”
The action of "When the Plums Are Ripe" is propelled by a rich cast of Cameroonian characters caught up in this usually overlooked theater of the war.