AUTHOR VISIT: Jeffrey S. Cramer - Thoreau and Emerson (NWL)

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Non-Fiction Book Talk | Reading | Book Signing 

Sunday, May 5th, 2019, at 2:00pm
West Hartford Public Library - Meeting Room
20 South Main Street, West Hartford

Author Jeffrey S. Cramer will discuss his new book, "Solid Seasons: The Friendship of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson," at the West Hartford Public Library, 20 South Main Street, on Sunday, May 5 at 2:00PM. In “Solid Seasons,” Cramer beautifully illustrates the full nature of the twenty-five-year relationship between Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

"Jeffrey Cramer lives and breathes Thoreau. He may know more about the bard at Walden Pond than anyone else alive." - Jim Flemming, Wisconsin Public Radio 

REGISTER BELOW. Books will be available for purchase and for autographing by the author at this event - cash or check only. 

Jeffrey S. Cramer is the curator of collections at the Walden Woods Project’s Thoreau Institute Library. He is the editor of "Walden: A Fully Annotated Edition," winner of a 2004 National Outdoor Book Award, and "The Quotable Thoreau," recipient of an Umhoefer Prize for Achievement in Humanities. In 2017, Cramer was the historical consultant for the Ken Burns–produced documentary, "Walden," created for the Walden Pond State Reservation during the Thoreau Bicentennial. He lives in Maynard, Massachusetts.

Event Parking: Please park in the nearby Isham Garage. Please go directly from the parking garage to the library to validate your parking using your license plate number.

Shortcut to this page: Registration by phone: 860-561-6990.