This is a really good, tough book to get through.
You won't find eloquence such as this except from very few sources, but find it you must because you will be enriched by each essay you read from this collection.
Berry's own unique experiences, and his poetic as well as prophetic ways of speaking bring us back to the garden, in both a literal and a religious sense.
Wendell Berry, what more can I say. A Prophet for our time.Published 4 months ago by John VanDerWalker
Challenging, insightful and packed full of amazing disclosures of what was in the mind of Wendell Berry on many subjects. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Dan Grubbs
It is a thought provoking work written in a poetic way. It promotes a reconsideration of modern life in a great many ways. Mulitple re-readings will be necessary.Published 5 months ago by Helene Kasenko
Easily the best collection of essays on U.S. society I've ever read. And no partisan jibber-jabber! Berry has found a way to calmly discuss these things that transcends mere... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ed in Oklahoma
I love Wendell Berry. He writes beautifully, carefully handcrafting each sentence. He is an inspiration.
That being said, I can't agree with him completely. Read more
Berry has good insights and is a thoughtful man. I agree the old ways were good but new thinking shuld get some credence as wellPublished 12 months ago by Judith E. Hansen
This was given as a requested Christmas gift and she was really excited to receive it and to learn from it!Published 15 months ago by mrsginther
This is a really good, tough book to get through. I recommend reading it slowly, and taking time to think or write thoughts in-between chapters.Published 21 months ago by Sarah Klatt