Berrys themes are reflections of his life: friends, family, the farm, the nature around us as well as within. He speaks strongly for himself and sometimes for the lost heart of the country. As he has borne witness to the world for eight decades, what he offers us now in this new collection of poems is of incomparable value. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Wendell Berry- if you know his writing and his life that says it all. Like leaning on a fence rail on an October day and listening to a fourth generation farmer talking of his... Read morePublished 2 months ago by kennethb
Bought as a gift for my husband--I'd say he loves it based on how often he's found reading it! Great for the small-farm minded soul.Published 3 months ago by mdb0083
Brilliant! Just what one expects from Mr. Berry. His essay on Race & Economics illustrates the insights we need- powerful and compassionate.Published 3 months ago by Charles L. Baker
Wendell Berry, what more can I say. A Prophet for our time.Published 9 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 9 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 10 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 10 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