Nicholas Mancusi will discuss his debut novel, A Philosophy of Ruin with fellow author Ryan Chapman.
A young philosophy professor finds himself in the middle of a drug-running operation after his personal life derails in this taut, white-knuckle debut for fans of Breaking Bad. Philosophy of Ruin rumbles with brooding nihilism, then it cracks like a whip, hurtling its protagonists toward a terrifying threat on the road. Can Oscar Boatwright halt the acceleration of chaos? Or was his fate never in his control? Taut, ferocious and blazingly intelligent, A Philosophy of Ruin is a heart-pounding thrill ride into the darkest corners of human geography, and a philosophical reckoning with the forces that determine our destiny.