The Way of Ignorance by Wendell Berry

The war in Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, the political sniping engendered by the Supreme Court nominations, and so on. Contemporary American society is characterized by divisive anger, profound loss, and danger.

Wendell Berry ( and, one of the America’s foremost cultural critics, addresses the menace, responding with hope and intelligence in a series of essays that tackle the major questions of the day. Whose freedom are we considering when we speak of the free market and free enterprise? What is really involved in American National Security? What is the price of ownership without affection? Berry answers in prose that shuns abstraction for clarity, coherence, and passion, giving us essays that may be the finest of his distinguished career.

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180 pages in Counterpoint paperback edition

ISBN 978-1593761196

Wendell Berry

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