This book should be required reading in colleges and universities.
This Jeffersonian throwback offers us a vision of life far removed from the shopping mall mania that is stripping much of our countryside of its natural beauty.
I do not agree with everything Berry says in this book, but I must confess that he changed the way I see the world.
Wendell Berry's essays are far ranging and diverse in topic, but unified by his curiosity about the human condition. Read morePublished 3 months ago by markfav
What one sees, hears or reads must be approached with discernment and imagination as opposed to a pre-determined assumption. Empathy and imagination are linked together.Published 4 months ago by Tom Price
Loved this book and am convicted by its thoughtfulness and apt criticism of my way of life. Now the question is what to do with these thoughts?Published 4 months ago by Chris
Wendell Berry believes we are more than the money we can cough up at any given moment. What a refreshing thought! Read morePublished 9 months ago by RF
I first read Wendell Berry's novel Hannah Coulter. These reviews and essays explain the philosophy and ecology behind the fiction. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Andrew M. Gordon
I gave this book a 5-star rating not because I agree with everything Berry has to say about economics or conservation. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jedd Cox
The essays are old but not dated. His call to care for the land and local community rings ever truePublished 12 months ago by kent Busman
Wendell Berry is a national treasure. His contributions are monumental. This collection of essays is especially worthy of reading again and again – insightful brilliance... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Kyle Gardner