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A picture of rural Kentucky: Stand by Me, by Wendell Berry, reviewed

3 August 2019

9:00 AM

3 August 2019

9:00 AM

Anyone picking up a book by Wendell Berry, whether it be fiction, essays or a collection of his lucid and engaged poetry, will quickly find themselves in the company of one who is unafraid to tackle the larger subjects (time, place, environment, community) in terms familiar to Virginia Woolf’s ‘common reader’, a creature who seems scarcer by the year, but is not yet wholly extinct.

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