In 20 short books, Penguin Classics brings you the new canon of great environmental works
Over the past 75 years, a new canon has emerged. As humans have driven the living planet to the brink of collapse, visionary thinkers around the world have raised their voices to defend it. Their words have endured, becoming the classics that define the environmental movement today.
From the ravages of the global economy to the great pleasures of growing a garden, these powerful essays represent a heartfelt call for humankind to mend our broken relationship with the earth, and with each other.
Wendell Berry (b.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