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Jan 31, 2011
Curtis Rogers
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Patricia Moore-Pastides, Speaker @ the Center

To kick off the spring Speaker @ the Center program of monthly author talks (co-sponsored by the University of SC Press), Patricia Moore-Pastides discussed her book, Greek Revival: Cooking for life.

Speaker @ the Center – Patricia Moore-Pastides from SC Center for the Book on Vimeo.

Jan 21, 2011
Curtis Rogers
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Jim Casada – Speaker @ the Center

Accomplished outdoor writer Jim Casada shared seasonal tales from Carolina Christmas: Archibald Rutledge’s Enduring Holiday Stories. This new collection of stories, poems, and recipes celebrates the Southern holiday traditions of yesteryear through dozens of stories, poems, and recipes from Rutledge, South Carolina’s first poet laureate and one of the most widely published outdoor and nature writers of the last century.

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Speaker @ the Center – Jim Casada from SC Center for the Book on Vimeo.

Jan 21, 2011
Curtis Rogers
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Speaker at the Center Spring 2011 Line Up of Authors Announced

The South Carolina State Library’s Center for the Book, in cooperation with USC Press, is pleased to announce its spring 2011 author line up.  The Speaker @ the Center program will hold free lunchtime author talks on the following dates:

Thursday, January 27 – PATRICIA MOORE-PASTIDES
Greek Revival: Cooking for life
A fresh and exciting approach to Greek culinary tradition, wherein food is healthy, simple, and most of all, delicious

Thursday, February 10 – W. ERIC EMERSON
Faith, Valor, and Devotion: The Civil War Letters of William Porcher DuBose
Wartime correspondence by a South Carolina native who later became a leading Episcopal theologian

Thursday, March 3 – JAMES R. COTHRAN
Charleston Gardens and the Landscape Legacy of Loutrel Briggs
An elegantly rendered account of the central figure in the twentieth-century Charleston garden renaissance

Thursday, April 7 – WILLIAM W. STARR
Whisky, Kilts, and the Loch Ness Monster: Traveling through Scotland with Boswell and Johnson
A celebration of Scottish life and spirited endorsement of the unexpected discoveries to be made through good travel and good literature

Thursday, May 12 – MARY WHYTE
Working South: Paintings and Sketches by Mary Whyte
Dynamic artistry celebrating the diverse lives and labors of hardscrabble Southerners

Books will be available for purchase and autographing. All programs will take place from noon to 1pm in the Administration Building at the SC State Library located at 1430 Senate St., Columbia. Speaker @ the Center is FREE and open to the public. Bag lunches are encouraged.   For more information, contact Dr. Curtis R. Rogers at 803-734-8928.