Quiet Desperation, Savage Delight
Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crisis
•Author's book All the Wild That Remains was a New York Times bestseller and selected for inclusion in Outside's "new canon of adventure writing"
•Offers a unique and timely perspective on the pandemic. The issues of the last six months are the issues of the book, from social distancing to race to the re–wilding that came about when people stopped flying and driving so much
•Explores Henry David Thoreau beyond the popularly presented cliché. Thoreau was not all flowers and acorns, and this man, who died at 42, had some profound and sturdy thoughts not just about nature but about death and disaster, too