Wednesday, May 25, 7:00-8:00 PDT
Harley Rustad’s first book was Big Lonely Doug: The Story of One of Canada’s Last Great Trees. He is a features editor and writer at The Walrus, a faculty editor at Banff Centre’s Mountain and Wilderness Writing residency, and founder of the Port Renfrew Writers’ Retreat. Harley is originally from Salt Spring Island.
In the vein of Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, Lost in the Valley of Death is a riveting work of narrative nonfiction centering on the unsolved disappearance of an American backpacker in India—one of at least two dozen tourists who have met a similar fate at the foot of the Himalayas.
Facilitated by Hal Wake