Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry

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List of Port William Books in Publication Order

List of Port William Membership Books in Publication Order

List of New Patriotism Series Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Broken Ground
1964
2
November Twenty Six Nineteen Hundred Sixty Three
1964
3
Openings
1968
4
The rise
1968
5
Findings
1969
6
Farming, a Hand Book
1970
7
The Country of Marriage
1973
8
Sayings & Doings and an Eastward Look
1975
9
Horses
1975
10
Kentucky River
1975
11
Clearing
1977
12
The Salad
1980
13
The Wheel
1982
14
A Part
1983
15
The Collected Poems, 1957-1982
1985
16
The wild rose
1986
17
I go from the woods into the cleared field
1987
18
Sabbaths
1987
19
The Landscape Of Harmony
1987
20
Traveling at Home
1989
21
10
Fidelity
1992
22
Watch With Me
1994
23
Entries
1994
24
Three on Community
1996
25
A Timbered Choir
1998
26
The Gift of Gravity
2003
27
Given
2005
28
Window Poems
2007
29
The Mad Farmer
2008
30
Leavings
2009
31
The Poetry of William Carlos Williams of Rutherford
2011
32
New Collected Poems
2012
33
This Day
2013
34
Terrapin
2014
35
A Small Porch
2016
36
The Peace of Wild Things
2018
37
The Farm
2018
38
Down in the Valley Where the Green Grass Grows
2019

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Long-Legged House
1966
2
The Hidden Wound
1970
3
The Unforeseen Wilderness
1971
4
A Continuous Harmony
1972
5
The Agricultural Crisis
1977
6
The Unsettling of America
1977
7
The Gift of Good Land
1981
8
Recollected Essays, 1965-1980
1981
9
Standing by Words
1982
10
Preserving wildness
1986
11
Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer
1987
12
Home Economics
1987
13
From the Heartlands
1988
14
Harlan Hubbard
1990
15
What Are People For?
1990
16
Standing on Earth
1991
17
Sex, Economy, Freedom & Community
1993
18
Another Turn of the Crank
1995
19
Life is a Miracle
2000
20
The Art of the Commonplace
2002
21
Citizenship Papers
2003
22
The Way of Ignorance and Other Essays
2005
23
Blessed are the Peacemakers
2005
24
Conversations with Wendell Berry
2007
25
Bringing it to the Table
2009
26
Imagination in Place
2010
27
What Matters?
2010
28
It All Turns on Affection
2012
29
Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry & Gary Snyder
2014
30
Our Only World
2015
31
Roots to the Earth
2016
32
A Conversation Between Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson
2017
33
The Art of Loading Brush
2019
34
The World-Ending Fire
2019
35
The City and the Farm Crisis
2019
36
What I Stand On
2019
37
Wendell Berry: Essays 1969-1990
2019
38
Essays, 1993-2017
2019
39
Think Little
2019
40
The Need to Be Whole
2022

List of Contemporary Literature and the Life of Faith Books in Publication Order (with Anne Tyler, with Flannery O'Connor, with Raymond Carver, with Tillie Olsen, with John Updike, with John Cheever, with Alice Walker, with Louise Erdrich, with Robert Butler, with Mary Gordon, with Garrison Keillor, with Allegra Goodman, with Tess Gallagher, with Tobias Wolff, with James Baldwin, with Gail Godwin, with Annie Dillard, with Henry Louis Gates Jr., with Reynolds Price, with Oscar Hijuelos, with Richard Rodríguez, with Patricia Hampl, with Kathleen Norris, with Kent Haruf, with Peter Hawkins, with Sue Miller, with Doris Betts, with Frederick Buechner, with Paula J. Carlson, with Peter S. Hawkins, with Carol Bly, with Andrew Dubus, with Michael Malone, with Alice Elliot Dark)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1 (By: Flannery O'Connor, Raymond Carver, Alice Walker, Garrison Keillor, Annie Dillard, Richard Rodríguez, Patricia Hampl, Peter Hawkins, Frederick Buechner, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
1994
2
Listening for God, Vol. 2 (By: Anne Tyler, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Gail Godwin, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kathleen Norris, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Carol Bly, Andrew Dubus)
Listening for God, Vol. 2 (By: Anne Tyler, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Gail Godwin, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kathleen Norris, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Carol Bly, Andrew Dubus)
1996
3
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (With: Tillie Olsen, John Cheever, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (With: Tillie Olsen, John Cheever, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
2000
4
Listening For God, Vol. 4 (By: Robert Butler, Allegra Goodman, James Baldwin, Kent Haruf, Sue Miller, Doris Betts, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Michael Malone, Alice Elliot Dark)
Listening For God, Vol. 4 (By: Robert Butler, Allegra Goodman, James Baldwin, Kent Haruf, Sue Miller, Doris Betts, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Michael Malone, Alice Elliot Dark)
2002
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List of Wendell Berry Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Late Harvest
1991
2
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1
1994
3
Odd Angles of Heaven: Contemporary Poetry by People of Faith
1994
4
Listening for God, Vol. 2
1996
5
Simpler Living, Compassionate Life
1999
6
Listening for God, Vol. 3
2000
7
Listening For God, Vol. 4
2002
8
The Portable Sixties Reader
2003
9
O Taste and See: Food Poems
2003
10
Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction
2007
11
Hope Beneath Our Feet
2010
12
Plough Quarterly No. 4: Earth
2015
13
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2016
2016
14
Letters to a Young Farmer
2017
15
The Great Healing: Five Compassions That Can Save Our World
2019
16
A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia
2019
17
Following the Call: Living the Sermon on the Mount Together
2021
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Wendell Berry Biography

Wendell Berry (Wendell Erdman Berry) was born on August 5th, 1934 and is currently 89 years old. Wendell Berry was born in Kentucky, USA.

Wendell Berry is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 40 books available. The first was released in 1966 with the novel The Long-Legged House. The most recently released novel was The Need to Be Whole which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Wendell at this time.

Wendell Berry (Wendell Erdman Berry) has also written the Collections series which has 38 books including Broken Ground and November Twenty Six Nineteen Hundred Sixty Three.

Wendell Berry Awards & Accolades

Wendell Berry has won multiple awards including: The Helmerich Award, Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, in 2012 and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, in 2013.

Wendell Berry F.A.Q

When was Wendell Berry Born? How old is Wendell Berry?

Wendell Berry was born on August 5th, 1934. Wendell Berry is currently 89 years old.

Where was Wendell Berry Born?

Wendell Berry was born in Kentucky, USA and is American.

What awards has Wendell Berry won?

Wendell Berry has won the following awards: Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award at the Helmerich Award (2012) and the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award at the Dayton Literary Peace Prize (2013).

What was the first book Wendell Berry wrote?

The first novel written by Wendell Berry was Nathan Coulter, published in 1960.

What was the most recent book Wendell Berry wrote?

His most recently released work was How It Went on November 8th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Wendell Berry?

Wendell Berry does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Wendell Berry written?

Wendell Berry has written 98 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 10 books in the Port William Series, 3 books in the Port William Membership Series, 2 books in the New Patriotism Series Series, 2 Standalone Novels, 3 Short Stories/Novellas, 38 books in the Collections, 40 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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