Start: 6:00 pm
Mark Sundeen presents The Man Who Quit Money ($15.00), an account of how one man, Daniel Suelo, learned to live, sanely and happily, without earning, receiving, or spending a single cent. Provocative and riveting, The Man Who Quit Money is a kind-of Walden for the 21st century, the true story of a man who has radically reinvented "the good life." For this special event, Daniel Suelo will join Mark Sundeen in conversation.Mark Sundeen's work has appeared in The New York Times, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, and The Believer. He is the author of Car Camping and The Making of Toro, and co-author of the New York Times bestselling North by Northwestern. He lives in Montana and Utah.
Start: 7:00 pm
Benjamin Busch talks about Dust to Dust ($26.99), an extraordinary memoir about ordinary things: life and death, peace and war, the adventures of childhood and revelations of adulthood. Busch — a decorated infantry officer, actor on The Wire, and son of novelist Frederick Busch — has crafted a book to stand with the finest work of our finest writers.Benjamin Busch was born in Manhattan and grew up in rural New York State. He is an actor, a photographer, a film director, and a U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer who served two combat tours in Iraq. He played the role of Officer Anthony Colicchio on the HBO series The Wire and has appeared on Homicide, The West Wing, and Generation Kill. His writing has been featured in Harper's and has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He has also been a guest commentator on NPR's All Things Considered. He lives on a farm in Michigan.
Start: 10:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm
6 Tuesdays: May 8 - June 12A very basic introduction for students who have never studied Spanish. Study guide can be purchased onthe first day of class.