Sebastian Junger to Speak at C of C in November!

On November 13, 2013, the College of Charleston’s Friends of the Library will host acclaimed war correspondent, bestselling author and Academy Award-nominated documentary film maker Sebastian Junger. Sebastian Junger literally took the literary world by “storm” with the 1997 publication of The Perfect Storm, his bestselling account of the doomed last voyage of a Massachusetts-based…

Photos from The Winthrop Roundtable Featuring Justice Albie Sachs

The Winthrop Roundtable 2013, featuring South African Constitutional Court Justice and internationally renowned human rights activitist Albie Sachs, was a big success. Judge Sachs held the audience captive with his eloquently delivered keynote address, The Triumph of Humanity and Social Justice. You can view photos from this great event on the FOL Facebook page. If you’d like…

All Lovers of Nature Love a Swamp: Wading and Wandering Throught the Lowcountry Marsh

The Friends of the Addlestone Library invite you to join Dr. Jim Tuten, Associate Professor of History, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, for a look at the evolution of two beloved Lowcountry pastimes: hunting and fishing. Dr. Tuten, a Lowcountry native and expert on the defunct South Carolina rice industry, will examine the unique natural landscape…

What’s Happening at the Library in 2013?

Winter/Spring 2013 Programming There are lots of exciting things happening in and around the Library in the next few months! A Memory of Light, Harriet McDougal and Brandon Sanderson Addlestone Library Rotunda Saturday, January 12, 3pm Join Brandon Sanderson and Harriet McDougal for a public book signing as they concludetheir cross-country launch for A Memory…

Literary Charleston

On November 14th, 2012, Dr. Curtis Worthington spoke on his recently published anthology of Lowcountry-based authors and works of literature that use Lowcountry locals. Held at the Avery Research Center, Dr. Worthington gave an overview of Charleston’s expansive literary history and influence. About Dr. Curtis Worthington and Literary Charleston Charleston and the surrounding Lowcountry have…