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Summer Reading Series: Lisa Wingate

On Tuesday, May 28 from noon to 1:30pm, join us for the first of our Summer Reading Series. Our first featured author is Lisa Wingate. Her New York Times bestseller, Before We Were Yours, is just out in paperback, and it's a doosie. Here are just a few of the accolades Before We Were Yours has earned:

  • New York Times Bestseller

  • USA Today Bestseller

  • Wall Street Journal Bestseller

  • Publishers Weekly’s #3 Longest-Running Bestseller of 2017

  • Winner of the Southern Book Prize

  • “If All Arkansas Read the Same Book” Selection*

Before We Were Yours is based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals (in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country), and it's set partly right here in SC. Lisa will be on hand to talk, answer questions, and sign books, and we'll be dining at the hands of the fabulous Chef Michael Kramer at Jianna.

*This is a real thing.

Tickets are $40 and include a three course lunch and a copy of Before We Were Yours.

The menu ... to die for:

Spring Green Salad (roasted beets, spiced walnuts, pickled onions, ricotta salata)

Fussili Tomato Basil Garlic with Chicken (garlic, roasted tomatoes, basil, grana padano)

Mini Tiramasu Cheesecake (espresso anglaise, hazelnut cocoa crumb)

Buy tickets here.

Earlier Event: May 25
Story Time
Later Event: June 1
Pop-Up Author - Tom Baker