From the ravages of the global economy to the great pleasures of growing a garden, Wendell Berry's powerful essays represent a heartfelt call for humankind to mend our broken relationship with the earth, and with each other. The four chapters here are taken from The Peace of Wild Things (2018) and The World-Ending Fire (2017).
This book is part of Green Ideas, a series of twenty short books from Penguin Classics that brings you the ideas that have changed the way we think and talk about the living Earth.
Wendell Berry (born 1934) is a farmer and writer based in Henry County, Kentucky. Dubbed the 'poet of rural America,' he has devoted his life to campaigning for local food and land stewardship