Member Blogs > Books Tell You WhyWhy We Need Wendell Berry More Than Ever

  • Sat, 05 Aug 2017 08:00:00    Permalink
    A New Harvest, with Wendell Berry, Henry County, KY, 2011 - photograph by Guy Mendes (cropped).jpg

    For a healthy discourse, voices from all across the country are needed. These distinctions occur not just along the lines of race and gender, but class and region as well. Much of literature and cultural taste, like the forces of political change and economics, are dictated by those in the cities, leaving behind those in rural and farming counties. One of the most important literary voices of rural America today, telling the stories and bringing to light the issues of a forgotten region, is Wendell Berry, an author of poetry, fiction, essays, and more.

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