If you like Wendell Berry’s poetry, you should familiarize yourself with the poems of nature writer Liberty Hyde Bailey!
Bailey was one of the most prominent American botanists and horticulturalists of the early twentieth century. He was also an agrarian writer whose work inspired Wendell Berry and one of the fathers of the Country Life Movement, and yes, also a nature poet.
Yesterday was Bailey’s birthday, and in honor of the occasion, we marked down our edition of his collection of poems to 99c for Kindle!
(This is a limited time offer and a great chance to familiarize yourself with his wonderful poetry!)
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Liberty Hyde Bailey
with an introductory essay
by C. Christopher Smith
co-author of Slow Church
Kindle edition: [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B007I75TUE” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Get it now for 99c![/easyazon_link] ]
Read some sample poems from the book that have been featured on our site:
C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com
Reading for the Common Good
From ERB Editor Christopher Smith
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