Adams Street Book Club: Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times
Meet with others to discuss Katherine May’s Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times.
Sometimes you slip through the cracks: unforeseen circumstances like an abrupt illness, the death of a loved one, a break up, or a job loss can derail a life. These periods of dislocation can be lonely and unexpected. For May, her husband fell ill, her son stopped attending school, and her own medical issues led her to leave a demanding job. Wintering explores how she not only endured this painful time, but embraced the singular opportunities it offered. A moving personal narrative shot through with lessons from literature, mythology, and the natural world, May’s story offers instruction on the transformative power of rest and retreat.
Registration is required. Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of the book. For more information or to RSVP, call 718.230.2264 or register for this event to receive information via email.