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Sherb Literary Evening: David Gessner presents Quiet Desperation, Savage Delight: Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crisis

From the New York Times–bestselling author of Leave It As It Is and All the Wild that Remains comes a timely meditation on the modern-day lessons of Henry David Thoreau. When the pandemic struck, nature writer David Gessner turned to Thoreau, the original social distancer, for lessons on how to live. Those lessons—of learning our own backyard, rewilding, loving nature, ...

Sherb Literary Evening: Clay Small presents “The Forger’s Forgery” in the Courtyard

When Art Mimics Life, Somebody’s Going to Get What’s Coming to Them Henry Lindon's flight across the north Atlantic was turbulent and sleepless. His plane has just touched down in Amsterdam, where he’s come to work as a visiting professor. Lindon is torn about leaving his troubled wife, Marylou, behind in Dallas, but relieved and excited to start a new ...