Review: Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry – Simply Convivial

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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. CH067: Thoughts on Jayber Crow and Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry If you ever want to get a sense for what it should be like to be the Body of Christ, a … Read More

Review: Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry – Simply Convivial

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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. CH067: Thoughts on Jayber Crow and Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry It is a story of community, loss, love, land, work, and “living right on.” Times changed so dramatically and so rapidly … Read More