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Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library Dedication

2004 Garrison Keillor – A Prairie Home Companion, The Rhubarb Tour featuring Garrison Keillor and the Guy’s All Star Shoe Band

2004 Josephine Humphries – Nowhere Else on Earth

2005 Dr. Ann Kulze – Dr. Ann’s 10 Step Diet

2005 Janette Turner Hospital – The Last Magician: A Novel

2005 Marjory Wentworth, South Carolina Poet Laureate

2005 Mary Kay Andrews – Hissy Fit

2005 Aunt Pearlie Sue – Performance: Tales from the Land of Gullah

2006 Paula Millen, Executive Director Humanities Council South Carolina – Presentation: Are You Booked for Summer?

2006 David White – Bitter Ocean: Battle of the Atlantic 1939-1945

2006 Colonel Barry Wingard – Presentation: Returning From Tour of Duty in Afghanistan Introduction by Dr. Scott Kaufman, FMU History Professor

2006 Sara Ellington and Stephanie Tripplett – The Mommy Chronicles

2006 Janet Evanovich – The Stephanie Plum Series

2006 Mary Alice Monroe, Marjory Wentworth, Josephine Humphries – The Low Country Ladies of Fiction

2006 Alston Purvis – The Vendetta: FBI Hero Melvin Purvis

2006 Dori Sanders – Clover

2006 Dan Carter – The Politics of Rage: George Wallace

2006 Walter Edgar – The South Carolina Encyclopedia

2006 Carmen Deedy – Storyteller

2007 E.B. Lewis – Artist and Illustrator

2007 Rodger Stroup, Director South Carolina Department of Archives and History

2007 Julie Cannon, Karin Gillespie, Jackie Miles – The “Dixie Divas” Talk About Their Work and Friendships

2007 Ernest Finney – (retired) South Carolina Chief Justice

2007 Darla Moore – Palmetto Institute

2007 Robert Ackerman – Wade Hampton the lll

2007 Martha Teichner – CBS Sunday Morning correspondent

2008 Senator Fritz Hollings – Making Government Work, Display of South Carolina Political Collections

2008 E. N. Zeigler – Village to City, Florence, SC 1853-1893 and When Conscience and Power Meet: A Memoir

2008 Jack Bass – The Orangeburg Massacre

2008 Matt and Ted Lee – The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook

2008 Sally McMillen – Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women’s Rights Movement

2008 Jean Hoefer Toal South Carolina Chief Justice

2008 Vernon Burton – The Age of Lincoln

2008 Diane deGroat, Author and Illustrator

2009 Carolyn Hart – Dare to Die and Margaret Maron – Death’s Half Acre

2009 Marjory Wentworth, South Carolina Poet Laureate – Shackles

2009 Stanley Lanzano – True Places: A Lowcountry Preacher, His Church, and His People Moderator Louis Ventors, FMU Assistant Professor, History, Featuring the Lighthouse of Jesus Christ Choir

2009 Cassandra King – The Same Sweet Girls

2009 Nathalie Dupree – Shrimp and Grits Cookbook

2009 Dr. Ann Kulze – Be Yourself, Only Better!

2010 Thom Anderson – Remembering Florence Tales from a Railroad Town

2010 Ron Rash – Serena

2010 Batt Humphreys – Dead Weight

2010 John Thompson – Armageddon Conspiracy

2010 Photography by N. B. Baroody, Narration by M. H. Baroody – The Unexpected Visitor

2010 Larry A. Grant – Editor, Caissons Go Rolling Along: A Memoir of America in Post-World War I Germany by Major General Johnson Hagood

2010 Stephen G. Hoffius – Editor Northern Money, Southern Land: The Lowcountry Plantation Sketches of Choltilde R. Martin

2010 Chef Charlotte Jenkins, Narrative William Baldwin, Artwork Jonathan Green – Gullah Cuisine: By Land and by Sea

2010 Carl Naylor – The Day the Johnboat Went up the Mountain: Stories from my Twenty Years in Maritime Archaeology

2010 Vicki Suggs – Florence Fire Department Since the 1800’s

2010 Cathy Elliot – Chicken Soup for the Soul – NASCAR

2010 Sallie Ann Robinson – Cooking the Daufuskie Way: Morning, Noon and Night

2011 Patricia Moore-Pastides – Greek Revival: Cooking for Life

2011 William W. Starr – Whiskey, Kilts, and the Loch Ness Monster, Traveling through Scotland with Boswell and Johnson

2011 Holly Herrick – Tart Love, Sassy, Sweet, and Savory

2012 Gordon Jenkinson – River Road

2012 Virginia Willis – Basic to Brilliant, Y’all

2013 Benedicte Valentiner – Bedtime and Other Stories from the Presidents Guest House

2013 Phil Sawyer and Tom Poland – Save the Last Dance for Me: A Love Story of the Shag and the Society of Stranders

2014 Mary Whyte – More Than a Likeness: The Enduring Art of Mary Whyte

2014 Nathalie Dupree – Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking – authors Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart

2014 Patricia Moore-Pastides – Greek Revival From The Garden

2014 Cassandra King – Moonrise

2014 Dorothea Benton Frank – The Hurricane Sisters

2014 Sharon McCrumb – Nora Bonesteel’s Christmas Past

2015 Mary Alice Monroe – The Summer’s End

2015 Dorothea Benton Frank – All the Single Ladies

2015 Pattie Callahan Henry – The Idea of Love

2015 Van Hipp – The New Terrorism

2015 Pat Conroy’s Story River Books Tour – Authors:
Eric Morris – Jacob Jump
Bernie Schein – Famous All Over Town
Maggie Schein – Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves
John Warley – A Southern Girl

2015 Ron Rash – Above the Waterfall

2016 Mary Alice Monroe – A Lowcountry Wedding

2016 Karen White – Flight Patterns

2016 Dorothea Benton Frank – All Summer Long

2016 Susan M. Boyer – Lowcountry Book Club