Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Five notable books about farmers

Evie Wyld grew up in Australia and London, where she currently lives. She received an MA in Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London, and was featured as one of Granta’s New Voices in May 2008.

Her novel s are After the Fire, a Still Small Voice and All the Birds, Singing.

One of Wyld's five favorite books about farmers, as told to the Telegraph:
A love of the potential of earth can be found in Carrie Tiffany’s Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living (2005). The Yorkshireman Robert Pettegree can tell where soil comes from by tasting it.
Read about another book Wyld tagged at the Telegraph.

Visit Evie Wyld's website.

The Page 69 Test: After the Fire, a Still Small Voice.

--Marshal Zeringue