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The Charleston Library Society will host a virtual talk featuring author Suzanne Nossel, CEO of PEN America, and Ashley Sands, a Summerville native and former art dealer, has authored a debut novel that will be distributed as an Audible Original.

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Black Ink: A Charleston African American Book Festival will welcome keynote speaker Kwame Mbalia to its event, set for Jan. 16, 2021, at the College Center at Trident Technical College in North Charleston.

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Today, America is having a serious crisis searching for itself and trying to better understand its complicated upbringing. Inward reflection is certainly a good thing now and then to better understand ourselves and our own past, as Timothy Egan reveals in his new book "A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith."

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Though themes of spiritual quest, the divine feminine, love, rebellion, and belonging are not new territory for Kidd, “The Book of Longings” demonstrates a welcomed maturity and mastery of historical fiction, even as she takes on a retelling of the greatest story ever told.

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Mary Alice Monroe's latest novel, "On Ocean Boulevard," will be released May 19, and to mark the occasion, the Lowcountry author will appear at 3 p.m. that day in a free virtual book event, "Reader Meet Writer," created by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance.

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Before her death in September 2019, Dorothea Benton Frank joined forces with her daughter, Victoria Benton Frank, to create a children’s book titled “Teddy Spaghetti.” The book, illustrated by Renee Andriani, is about a standout kid who learns to stick up for himself and the things he loves.

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“Gertie: The Fabulous Life of Gertrude Sanford Legendre, Heiress, Explorer, Socialite, Spy,” by Anderson-based author Kathryn Smith has won the 2020 Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Award in the Biography category.

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Over a 36-year time period in Cabo Polonio, an isolated beach town in Uruguay, five queer women find refuge in that place and each other as they navigate political horrors, their love for women and finding family in “Cantoras” by Carolina de Robertis.

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