Books written by John Berger

A Seventh Man

Verso Books | August 17, 2019 | 240 pages
A classic study of migrant workers includes stunning black-and-white photos that bring the plight of this often-overlooked group to light. By the author of Ways of Seeing. Reissue.  More Info

Ways of seeing

December 31, 1969 | 166 pages
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From A to X

Verso Books | April 14, 2009 | 197 pages
Faithfully writing letters to her imprisoned insurgent lover, A'ida describes the approach of a faceless power that is threatening her ramshackle village, a time throughout which she experiences life-affirming appreciation for small details and acts of humanity. By the author of Ways of Seeing.... More Info


Counterpoint | December 11, 2012 | 80 pages
?Behind my right eye hangs a burlap cloth; behind my left eye there's a mirror. . . Before the burlap the visible remains indifferent; before the mirror it begins to play.” What happens when an art critic loses some of his sight to cataracts? What wonders are glimpsed once vision is restored? In... More Info

The Shape of a Pocket

Vintage | March 11, 2003 | 272 pages
In a new collection of essays and criticism, the Booker Prize-winning author of G. reflects on the nature of the pocket as a small pocket of resistance in which two or more people come together to protest the inhumanity of the new world order. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.  More Info