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Quiet Desperation, Savage Delight

Quiet Desperation, Savage Delight


June 2021 | Nonfiction | 978-1-948814-48-5 | 350 pp | $19.95 


When the pandemic struck, nature writer David Gessner turned to Henry David Thoreau, the original social distancer, for lessons on how to live. Those lessons—of learning our own backyard, re-wilding, loving nature, self-reliance, and civil disobedience—hold a secret that could help save us as we face the greater crisis of climate.

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