"Overwhelmingly, though, the poems in This Day reveal the life of a person who cares about his relationship to the earth and the human community…His poems, whether they soothe or jolt, inspire or move to responsible action, aim at keeping kindness” and kinship” alive in the world. That alone makes This Day a book well worth reading, on a Sabbath or any other day of the week."…Marginalia Review of Books
About the Author
Wendell Berry is the author of more than fifty books of poetry, fiction, and essays. He was recently awarded the National Humanities Medal, the Cleanth Brooks Medal for Lifetime Achievement by the Fellowship of Southern Writers, and the Louis Bromfield Society Award. For more than forty years he has lived and farmed with his wife, Tanya, in Kentucky.