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A podcast about the life of work of Wendell Berry: the Kentucky farmer, poet, novelist, essayist, and activist.

The Membership Jason Hardy, John Pattison, and Tim Wasem

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    • 4.9, 82 Ratings

A podcast about the life of work of Wendell Berry: the Kentucky farmer, poet, novelist, essayist, and activist.

    Season 2 Episode 5: "Nathan Coulter"

    Season 2 Episode 5: "Nathan Coulter"

    In this episode, John and Tim discuss Nathan Coulter, Wendell Berry’s debut novel.
     












































     





    SHOW NOTES AND LINKS#themembershipreadalong (Instagram)
    @kirireads
    @aliciaandherbooks
    “Burley Coulter at the Bank” (John McCutcheon)
    New Wendell Berry Audiobooks read by Nick Offerman
    Libro.fm (Sign up here to support the podcast)
    Audible - World-Ending Fire
    Audible - The Unsettling of America
    Nathan Coulter: A Novel, by Wendell Berry (IndieBound | Amazon)
    Sugar Calling podcast (feat. George Saunders)
    Step into the Circle: Writers in Modern Appalachia, by (IndieBound | Amazon)
    Telling the Stories Right: Wendell Berry’s Imagination of Port William, edited by Jack R. Baker and Jeffrey Bilbro (IndieBound | Amazon)
    The Art of Loading Brush: New Agrarian Writings, by Wendell Berry (IndieBound | Amazon)
    “Song of Myself,” by Walt Whitman
    “The Peace of Wild Things,” by Wendell Berry
    “A Vision,” by Wendell Berry
    New Collected Poems by Wendell Berry (IndieBound | Amazon | Counterpoint)
    The Berry Center Bookstore
    Wendell Berry Catalogue from Counterpoint Press (PDF)
    The Rabbit Room Podcast Network
    The Membership Podcast Online
    Patreon
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Instagram

    HOSTSJason HardyFacebook
    John PattisonTwitter
    Tim WasemTwitter

    If you enjoy the show and would like to support us, head over to Patreon to pledge a small monthly donation. Donations will go toward the costs of making this podcast. Thank you.

    Top image via Unsplash.

    Season 2 Episode 4: "Farming: A Hand Book"

    Season 2 Episode 4: "Farming: A Hand Book"

    In this episode, Jason, John and Tim discuss Farming: A Hand Book, Wendell Berry’s 1970 poetry collection.
     












































     





    SHOW NOTES AND LINKSFarming: A Hand Book, by Wendell Berry (IndieBound | Amazon)
    New Collected Poems by Wendell Berry (IndieBound | Amazon | Counterpoint)
    A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams, by Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet (IndieBound | Amazon)
    The Hundred-Year Barn, by Patricia MacLachlan and Kenard Pak (IndieBound | Amazon)
    The Berry Center Bookstore
    Wendell Berry Catalogue from Counterpoint Press (PDF)
    The Rabbit Room Podcast Network
    The Membership Podcast Online
    Patreon
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Instagram

    HOSTSJason HardyFacebook
    John PattisonTwitter
    Tim WasemTwitter

    If you enjoy the show and would like to support us, head over to Patreon to pledge a small monthly donation. Donations will go toward the costs of making this podcast. Thank you.

    Top image via Unsplash.

    Season 2 Episode 3: "A Half-Pint of Old Darling" and "The Lost Bet"

    Season 2 Episode 3: "A Half-Pint of Old Darling" and "The Lost Bet"

    Season 2 Episode 2: Interview with David and Mike Kline

    Season 2 Episode 2: Interview with David and Mike Kline

    Season 2 Episode 1: The Hidden Wound

    Season 2 Episode 1: The Hidden Wound

    Episode 12: Reflections on Season One

    Episode 12: Reflections on Season One

    In the final episode of season one, Jason, John, and Tim reflect and look to the future of The Membership.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
82 Ratings

82 Ratings

Bored but want my $.99 back ,

Happy to find this

A friend just recommended this podcast to me since I love Wendell Berry. I’m sure I’ll enjoy it. A small quibble—the background pic isn’t Henry County. It might be eastern Ky, but Henry co has beautiful farmland and the river, not mountains, & isn’t located in eastern Ky.

Larrrock2 ,

Engaging, Entertaining, Enlightening!

This has become my favorite, go-to, podcast. Jason, John, and Tim are able to be light-hearted, yet thoughtful and in-depth in their consideration and reflection upon the writings of Wendell Berry. Although I had previously read the works they engaged thus far in 2019, they invited me to re-read and then, listen yet again to their podcast. I've listened to some of the episodes three, even four, times; I glean something new every time. Thanks, brothers, for enriching my days, my thinking, and my appreciation for the work of Wendell Berry.

farmerfromkentucky ,

A Woman’s Perspective

I love this podcast and thank y’all for the thoughtfulness you clearly put in to it. What this podcast is missing is the very necessary perspective of a woman. Please consider finding a woman to join your conversation. Thank you.

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