Two international authors will speak at the Charleston Library Society this month.

British-American author and journalist Simon Winchester will talk about his career and his books on Tuesday.

Winchester, a journalist at The Guardian, covered significant historical events from Bloody Sunday to Watergate. He has contributed to Conde Nast Traveller, National Geographic and Smithsonian Magazine. Winchester has written or contributed to more than a dozen nonfiction books and also wrote one novel. In 2010, he published "Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories."

Winchester will speak at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8, with a reception to follow.

On Nov. 14, author and historian Amanda Foreman will speak at the Library Society. Foreman's first book, "Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire," was made into a movie. Her most recent book is "A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War." Foreman will speak at 7 p.m., with a reception to follow.

The Charleston Library Society is located at 164 King St.

Tickets to each event is $15 per person, and can be purchased by calling 1-888-718-4253.

For more information, call the Library Society at 723-9912.