Books written by Wendell Berry

The Art of Loading Brush

Counterpoint LLC | January 15, 2019 | 288 pages
"The Art of Loading Brush is singular in Berry's corpus." --The Paris Review Wendell Berry's profound critique of American culture has entered its sixth decade, and in this gathering he reaches with deep devotion toward a long view of Agrarian philosophy. Berry believes that American cultural... More Info
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Sex, Economy, Freedom, & Community

Counterpoint LLC | December 4, 2018 | 208 pages
"Read [him] with pencil in hand, make notes, and hope that somehow our country and the world will soon come to see the truth that is told here." --The New York Times Book Review In this collection of essays, first published in 1993, Wendell Berry continues his work as one of America's most... More Info

Our Only World

November 10, 2015 | 196 pages
Since the Second World War ended, America has performed like a gyroscope losing its balance, wobbling this way and that, unable to settle into itself and its own great promise. Wendell Berry has been a voice for that promise, a voice for reason and hope and urgent concern.  More Info

Distant Neighbors

May 12, 2015 | 352 pages
In 1969 Gary Snyder returned from a long residence in Japan to northern California, to a homestead in the Sierra foothills where he intended to build a house and settle on the land with his wife and young sons. He had just published his first book of essays, Earth House Hold. A few years before,... More Info

Nathan Coulter

Counterpoint Press | March 23, 2019 | 117 pages
When Wendell Berry finished the first draft of Nathan Coulter at the end of the 1950s, he had no idea his interest in these characters would continue for more than 50 years. Yet it was only the beginning of a long celebration of the citizens of Port William, Kentucky. Focusing on young Nathan, who... More Info

New Collected Poems

Counterpoint | April 9, 2013 | 352 pages
This collection of two hundred poems from the T.S. Eliot Award-winning poet features an overview of his career, including works from Collected Poems as well as Entries, Given and Leavings.  More Info

Spiritual Ecology

July 1, 2013 | 296 pages
Showing the deep connection between our present ecological crisis and our lack of awareness of the sacred nature of creation, this series of essays from spiritual and environmental leaders around the world shows how humanity can transform its relationship with the Earth. Combining the thoughts and... More Info

New Collected Poems

Counterpoint | April 10, 2012 | 391 pages
This collection of two hundred poems from the T.S. Eliot Award-winning poet features an overview of his career, including works from Collected Poems as well as Entries, Given and Leavings.  More Info

Bringing It to the Table

Counterpoint Press | August 18, 2009 | 234 pages
Introduction by Michael Pollan  More Info