Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher worries that his greatest days are behind him. However regardless of how a lot he buries his head in a ebook, life retains pulling Jesse again. When his favourite faculty professor invitations him to campus to talk at his retirement dinner, Jesse jumps on the probability. He’s ready for the nostalgia of the eating halls and dorm rooms, the events and poetry seminars; what he doesn’t see coming is Zibby – an exquisite, precocious, classical-music-loving sophomore. Zibby awakens scary, thrilling, long-dormant emotions of risk and connection that Jesse thought he had buried ceaselessly.