DANTE AND THE EARLY ASTRONOMER: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens. By Tracy Daugherty. Yale. 214 pages. $26,
Retired Navy Capt. Dan Pedersen's new book, Topgun: An American Story, is a high-octane memoir about the Navy's famous fighter school.
Lowcountry-based author Dorothea Benton Frank’s 20th novel, “Queen Bee,” will hit bookstore shelves on May 28. It’s a story with a pinch of whodunit.
Roxana Robinson is an accomplished novelist, a biographer and a scholar of 19th-century and early 20th-century art. Her essays and short stories have appeared in The New York Times, Harper's, The New Yorker, Vogue and other magazines. She has contributed book reviews to the Times and The Was…
The fourth novel from Kim Michele Richardson deftly weaves together two historical facets from Kentucky that are rooted in as much legend and lore as they are well-documented certainties.
MY STRUGGLE: Book Six. By Karl Ove Knausgaard. Translated by Don Bartlett and Martin Aitken. Archipelago Books. 1,156 pages. $33.
Reviewer Howell Raines is a former executive editor of the New York Times, a political commentator on MSNBC and the author of "My Soul Is Rested," an oral history of the Southern civil rights movement.
EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: First Loves and Last Tales. By Oliver Sacks. Knopf. 275 pages. $26.95.
The induction ceremony is held annually to recognize South Carolina’s distinguished writers, living and dead, and acknowledge their work by naming them to the state’s literary hall of fame.
THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick. By Mallory O’Meara. Hanover Square. 330 pages. $26.99.
Adam Tate’s new book “Catholics’ Lost Cause” is a welcome addition to the scholarship on the history of religion in the South. Tate explores the efforts of three antebellum Catholic bishops, John England, Ignatius Reynolds and Patrick Lynch, to convince Southerners, and South Carolinians in particular, that Catholics were good Americans as well as good Southerners.
Author Patrick K. O'Donnell's "Band of Brothers"-style chronicle details the exploits of various aggregates of Maryland's citizen soldiers, not only the 400 men who saved the army from annihilation at the Battle of Brooklyn, but those who turned the tide in many a critical battle, becoming the first elite unit of the Continental army. Fighting in both North and South, these “Immortals” proved to be Gen. George Washington's most trusted force.
Marion L. Usher, author of "One Couple Two Faiths: Stories of Love and Religion," will give a book talk at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19.
Isaac Mizrahi, 57, has a new memoir, "I.M." Here, in warm, witty and conversational prose, the designer shares the trials of growing up in a Syrian-Jewish community in Midwood, Brooklyn, and shows us how he forged his way out to become a widely known name in the world of fashion.
A Charleston native has been named one of five finalists for the 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, a prestigious peer-juried prize now in its 39th year.