Evening Post Books

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Evening Post Books is a part of the Charleston Post and Courier family. The South’s oldest continuously published daily newspaper traces its ancestry to the Charleston Courier, founded in 1803. It has documented Charleston’s history through decades of slavery, the Civil War, a devastating earthquake and numerous hurricanes. It is a vital part of the South’s record of cultural evolution. Like our parent newspaper, Evening Post Books brings readers the best of Southern writing. Our books explore the past, present and future of the remarkable and rich cultures of the Lowcountry – and the greater South. They include fiction, non-fiction, photography – and more.

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Featured Titles from Evening Post Books

Notes from 1619: A Poetic 400-year Reflection
Horace Mungin
A collection of poetry written in remembrance of one man’s ancestral linkage to the arrival of the first Africans four hundred years ago in what became the United States of America.

$15.00
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Front Row on Death Row: Conversations with Convicted Killers
Steve Schonveld
A young middle-school vice principal is encouraged to join a prison volunteer program by the father of one of his students, an ex-con who has turned his life around. They arrive at South Carolina’s Lieber Correctional Institution, and with very little preparation, the author finds himself admitted as a visitor to Death Row. He begins having personal conversations with the condemned inmates, and over the course of six different visits and numerous frank discussions, finds his beliefs about the death penalty, incarceration—and indeed the human condition—changed forever.

$19.95
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The Bicycle Man
Bob Deans
On the outskirts of the Virginia capital, in 1968, delivering the Richmond paper each morning becomes a hero’s journey into the riven heart of a nation torn by racial ferment and divisive war for Sandy, a boy who confronts a staggering loss with help from a mysterious figure who reshapes forever his vision of friendship, faith and possibility.

$24.95
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Twelve Days in Sunset
Jeff D. Upshaw
During a 1967 summer stay with his grandparents in tiny Sunset, Mississippi, twelve-year-old city boy Shiloh Brown, for the first time in his sheltered life, faces bullying, hatred and racism – yet discovers loyalty, honor and friendship. The special bond between Shy and Queen, the family’s black cook, lasts for a lifetime.

$24.95
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Seven Days on the Santee Delta
John Lane & Phil Wilkinson
A remarkable coffee-table book that celebrates the beauty and value of an extraordinarily wild and vital place.

$60.00
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Gertie: The Fabulous Life of Gertrude Sanford Legendre, Heiress, Explorer, Socialite, Spy
Kathryn Smith
Gertie lived a 20th century life full of fun, adventure, derring-do and drama. Read all about her Gilded Age girlhood, explorations on three continents, hijinks on the French Riviera with the Lost Generation, work for the OSS—the original American spy agency—during World War II, and her imprisonment by the Nazis. And that’s less than half the story of this remarkable South Carolinian’s life!

$29.95
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Mrs. Slater in the Confederate Secret Service: The Clandestine Mission That Killed Abraham Lincoln
Todd Holbrook
Mrs. Nettie Slater was a Confederate spy during the Civil War, and a key player in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. This exhaustively researched history brings this mysterious and often overlooked figure to life.

$21.95
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Gullah Cuisine: By Land and by Sea
Charlotte Jenkins, William P. Baldwin, Mic Smith & Jonathan Green
This best-seller shares chef Charlotte Jenkins’ wonderful recipes with you. But it does more – it’s a tale of connection, offering a glimpse into the world of the Gullah people of coastal South Carolina. Narrative by critically-acclaimed author William P. Baldwin, photographs by Pulitzer Prize nominee Mic Smith, and art by beloved Gullah painter Jonathan Green.

$39.95
Available through Ingram, and direct from Evening Post Books, 843-958-7367

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