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Books

May 2017
Activism, art, and a flood of urgency inform and awaken the work of Mary Edna Fraser

May 2017
For a poignant, action-packed read, pick up Michel Stone’s new Border Child

April 2017
Robert Marks kicked off a career in writing randy novels with 1971’s The Trembling of a Leaf

March 2017
Mega-selling author Bernard Cornwell proves the pen is at least as mighty as the sword

February 2017
A skilled barista can brew a boldly delicious black or create the perfect cocktail of coffee and complements, complete...

February 2017
As Edmund’s Oast Brewing Company sets to debut this spring, co-owner Scott Shor reflects on Charleston’s overflowing...

December 2016
Timothy Banks illustrates a whimsical world in children’s books, magazines, apps, and more

October 2016
Meet a co-owner of James Island’s Tradesman Brewing Company

September 2016
Rarely viewed and never-before-seen works by Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, aka “Cousin Alice,” will be reunited at...

August 2016
The buzz in fashion and shopping around Charleston

With help from designer Cortney Bishop, a pair of Chicago transplants bring low-maintenance sophistication to a South...

July 2016
Tapping into the design-minded consumer’s shift toward fewer, higher-quality things, The Commons finds success with its...

July 2016
Smithey Ironware is creating heirloom cookware with a contemporary look

July 2016
Melissa Lenox, an interior designer and longtime California girl, brings a dose of West Coast style to her new home on...

June 2016
Time heals, or so they say. But is a year long enough to begin to close deep wounds exposed by the Mother Emanuel...

June 2016
School’s out, but that doesn’t mean you can’t develop new hobbies, take your skills to the next level, or get involved...

May 2016
A novelist from off (but not too far off) visits the Holy City to soak in its character and creative culture

February 2016
An enthralling new novel brings the history of a Charleston landmark to life

February 2016
Feeling the pull of a childhood spent on the water and the knowledge that this is where you belong 

November 2015
The poet and book editor continues to leave her mark for positive change in the Lowcountry

November 2015
For prolific artist Richard ''Duke'' Hagerty, a four-decade retrospective of his wild surrealist paintings is just...

The Waring Historical Library’s portrait project

October 2015
Help Itinerant Literate Books hit the road

August 2015
As the co-owner of Blue Bicycle Books with her husband, Jonathan, designer Lauren Sanchez knows the right styling can...

August 2015
Barbe-guru Robert Moss’ new tome guides us to the Carolinas’ tastiest ’cue

August 2015
In his new multimedia poetry book, Mantra, Marcus Amaker explores his own “truths,” inviting readers to follow suit

July 2015
Wanna get away this summer? Whether you’re trekking to foreign turf or suiting up for a staycation, these recent...

June 2015
In Hampton Park Terrace, designer Lauren Sanchez rehabs her American Foursquare into the perfect hub for both family...

June 2015
When furnishing the nursery, aesthetically minded mamas-to-be would do well to follow Jennifer Mathis’ lead. In...

June 2015
A local expert’s new release will have kids building and pretending, drawing and dancing