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Author Gervais Hagerty to Speak at Charleston Library Society

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On August 13th at 6 pm, the Charleston Library Society (CLS) will welcome Gervais Hagerty for an evening of discussion on her recent publication, In Polite Company.

This novel takes a look inside the private lives of Charleston aristocracy, where a former debutante learns that sometimes good behavior leads to bad decisions. New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe will make a special introduction to kick-off the evening.

The book will be available for purchase (before the publishing date!) at the event or through Buxton Books at 843-723-1670. After her conversation, Gervais will sign and personalize copies of her book. Tickets for this event are $5 a person and include a wine reception. To purchase your tickets, click here.

About Gervais Hagerty:

Gervais Hagerty grew up in Charleston. She earned her B.A. in psychology from Vanderbilt University. After a post-college stint in Southern California, she returned to the East Coast, where she worked as a news reporter and producer for both radio and television broadcasts. In 2013, she earned her M.B.A. from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and soon after became a professor teaching Leadership Communications. As the director of Patricia McArver Public Speaking Lab, she coached students, faculty, and staff to become effective speakers. She also advised the college’s public speaking club. She is a board member of The Charleston Council for International Visitors and serves on Charleston’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. She lives in Charleston with her husband and daughters. IN POLITE COMPANY is her first novel.

About the Charleston Library Society:

Founded in 1748, CLS is a cultural institution for life-long learning, serving its members for generations, and forming a long-standing tradition of scholarship for the Charleston community. The hub of intellect is fostered through access to its rich collection of books, manuscripts, archival material, and programs promoting discussion and understanding of the ideas they contain.

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