Local book events, Nov. 17-23

November 17, 2013 

Patricia Moore-Pastides, author of "Greek Revival from the Garden: Growing and Cooking for Life."

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Email event details along with a contact phone number to books@thestate.com.

SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNMENT BIT BY BIT SERIES: “Trade and Transportation” webinar session at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate St. Free and open to the public. (803) 734-8625

CAMDEN LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: November’s discussion of “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 1304 Broad St., Camden. (803) 425-1508

BOOK SIGNING: Patricia Moore-Pastides will sign copies of her book, “Greek Revival From the Garden: Growing and Cooking for Life,” during Vista Lights from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday at City Art Gallery, 1224 Lincoln St. (803) 252-3613

USC PRESS FALL BOOK SALE: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday at the USC Moore School of Business, First Floor Lobby, corner of Pendleton and Barnwell streets. Hundreds of damaged and overstock books will be sold; paperbacks will be $5 and hardcovers will be $10. Shoppers will also receive 20 percent off select new and bestselling USC Press books. (803) 777-5029; www.uscpress.com

ELGIN BRANCH LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: November’s discussion of “Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter” by Tom Franklin will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, 2652 Main St. (803) 438-7881

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LIBRARY CENTER FOR THE BOOK: Authors Mary Whyte and Martha Severens will talk about their book, “More Than a Likeness: The Enduring Art of Mary Whyte,” as part of the library’s Speaker @ the Center program, Friday from noon-1 p.m., 1500 Senate St. Books will be available for purchase and autographing. The program is free and open to the public. Participants are welcome to bring a lunch. (803) 734-8666.

BOOK SIGNING: Patricia Moore-Pastides will sign copies of her book, “Greek Revival From the Garden: Growing and Cooking for Life,” from 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday at Addam’s University Bookstore, 152 Assembly St. (803) 256-6666

BOOK SIGNING: Jo Ann D. Broome will sign copies of her first book, “My Forever Memories, Are Precious,” from noon-3 p.m. Dec. 7 at It’s the Little Things, 615 Meeting St., West Columbia. (803) 261-4434

S.C. BOOK FESTIVAL 2014 AUTHOR SUBMISSIONS: The 2014 S.C. Book Festival will be held May 16-18, 2014, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Author submissions will be taken through March 1, 2014. Author submission forms and guidelines are available at www.scbookfestival.org under the “Authors” tab.

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