Creeping on Wendell Berry, coffee talk, & why physical books are best

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Dave’s back from vacation, Barnabas is off doing something else, and we’re uncomfortable in the studio with a special guest: our friend Nick Rynerson. Nick is a fellow reader—and especially adores Wendell Berry.

So we’re going to talk about that.

Listen in as we discuss:

  • How Nick fell in love with Wendell Berry’s writing (but really doesn’t want to sound like he’s a stalker)
  • If Barnabas is actually funny on Twitter or is it because we know his tone
  • If your life has to be a hot mess to be a brilliant writer
  • Why we need to recapture a sense of presence when we live so much of our lives in front of screens
  • What you need to go into reading Berry’s work knowing
  • Why you should read physical books and not eBooks
  • Who Nick wants to punch in the face as part of the Jack Reacher Sucker Punch of the Week

A few of the books we mention on this episode

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Posted by Aaron Armstrong

Aaron is the author of several books for adults and children, as well as multiple documentaries and Bible studies. His latest book, I'm a Christian—Now What?: A Guide to Your New Life with Christ is available now.