Review: Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry
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Originally read & written in 2010. My rating: 4 of 5 stars Library. Somehow, Berry makes you feel affection for all mankind, even those who aren’t likable and maybe even those who are wicked but especially for those who are foolish — which is each one of us. If you ever want to get a sense for what it should be like to be the Body of Christ, a true community knit together by love despite each one’s various faults … Read More

Review: Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry
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My rating: 5 of 5 stars Library. Audio (Overdrive). Hannah Coulter is a first-person narrative beginning with Hannah’s childhood in the Depression through her old age in the new millennium, living her life in agrarian Kentucky. Hannah’s voice was gentle, loving, humble, yet ironic and frank as well. It is a story of community, loss, love, land, work, and “living right on.” Times changed so dramatically and so rapidly during the last half of the twentieth century, yet it doesn’t … Read More