[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”1619021986″ locale=”us” height=”333″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51lQ3UmOELL.jpg” width=”232″ alt=”Wendell Berry” ]One of the Best Books of 2013 is…
This Day: New and Collected Sabbath Poems: 1979-2012
Hardback: Counterpoint Press, 2013
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Read excerpts from ERB editor Chris Smith’s review of Wendell Berry’s THIS DAY.
Earlier this month, Wendell Berry gave the Chubb Lecture at Yale University. While the whole lecture and the conversation following it is well-worth your time, the session closes with Wendell Berry reading three new poems from THIS DAY. We have cued the video below to start at the beginning of this reading.
The poems read here are: “Times Will Come As They Must” (2013, starts at 1:13:35), “After the Long Weeks” (2012, 1:17:45) and “As A Child, the Mad Farmer Saw Easily” (2012, 1:18:45).
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
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