Englewood Honor Books – Best Books of 2013

December 20, 2013

 

2013 – Most Important Poetry Book

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[easyazon-link asin=”1619021986″ locale=”us”]This Day: New and Collected Sabbath Poems 1979 – 2012[/easyazon-link]
By Wendell Berry

Hardback: Counterpoint Books

 

These Sabbath poems will very likely be Berry’s greatest legacy. They not only turn our attention toward this light but, in the very intentional Sabbath practices out of which they were born, Berry guides us in a narrow way forward toward this light of hope, a way not defined by progress or profits, but by an increasing attentiveness to our membership in the rich family of nature in our own particular places.

 

[ Read an excerpt of Chris Smith’s review ]

 
 

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