BOOKS and other Good Things About Charleston

Bittle ‘En T’ing: Gullah Cooking with Maum Chrish

Plus selected low country food specialties
Selected by Beth Poisson, CDC NPIC

Carolina’s Story: Sea Turtles get sick, too!

ByDonnaRathmell, and BarbaraJ.Bergwerf (Photographer)
Selected by Anna Krampl, Mercer University

Catering to Charleston: Cherished Recipes from a Premier Southern Caterer.

By Frances Ellison Hamby
Selected by Susan McCullough, Baptist Health, Jacksonville


Text by William Baldwin; Photographs by N. Jane Iseley
Plus a jar of preserves
Selected by Beth Layton, University of Florida, Gainesville

Charleston Impressions

By Robb Helfrick, photographer
Selected by Margarita Gonzalez, University of Puerto Rico and Todd Prussin, Georgia State University

Charleston Receipts

By the Junior League of Charleston, A. J. Stoney, Editor
Selected by Pam Neumann, retired from Borland Library, University of Florida, Jacksonville

Charleston Then and Now

By Chris Phelps
Selected by Susan Clemmons Smith, CDC and Lee Vucovich, University of Alabama Birmingham

Circle Unbroken

By MargotTheisRaven; E.B.Lewis (Illustrator)
Selected by Faith Meakin, University of Florida, Gainesville

Haunted Harbor: Charleston’s Maritime Ghosts & the Unexplained

By Geordie Buxton & Ed May
Plus a jar of genuine Pluff Mud dip (for eating)
Selected by Lee Ann Howlett, University of South Florida

Hurricane Destruction in South Carolina: Hell & High Water

By Tom Rubillo
With a bottle of wine and a deck of cards to help pass the time
Selected by Lin Wu, University of Tennessee, Memphis

Legend of the Low Country Liar & Other Tales of a Tall Order

By Brian McCreight
And a bottle of wine to encourage imagination
Selected by Jo Ella Young, University of South Florida

Legare the Lowcountry Lizard And His Sturdy New Tail.
Legare the Lowcountry Lizard: The Big Storm

By Christi Sanford
Selected by Marilyn Barry, DeKalb Medical Center, Decatur, GA

Low Country Plantations Today

Photos by N. Jane Iseley. Text by William P. Baldwin.
Selected by Patricia Beaman, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN

New Year Be Coming

By Katherine Boling; Daniel Minter,illustrator
Selected by Tamera Lee, Medical College of Georgia

Private Gardens of Charleston

By Louisa Pringle Cameron
Selected by Mary Fielder, Three Rivers AHEC, Columbus. GA

Plantations of the Low Country: South Carolina 1670-1865

Photos by N. Jane Iseley. Text by William P. Baldwin.
Selected by Joe Swanson, Morehouse School of Medicine

A Short History of Charleston

By Robert Rosen
Selected by Marilyn Teolis, Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN

Secret Gardens of Charleston

By Louisa Pringle Cameron. Photography by Lauren Preller Chalmers.
Selected by Kefeng (Maylene) Qiu, East Tennessee State University

The Story of the H. L. Hunley and Queenie’s Coin

By Fran Hawk. Dan Nance, Illustrator.
Selected by Brenda Green, University of Tennessee, Memphis

Very Charleston: A Celebration of History, Culture, and Lowcountry Charm.

By Diana Hollingsworth Gessler.
Plus jar of preserves.
Selected by Pat Higginbottom, University of Alabama Birmingham


Sweatshirt, cap, and playing cards with the South Carolina logo (Palmetto tree and gorget)

Selected by Gwinnett Bates, Morehouse School of Medicine