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John Berger

John Berger

·3.78·185,249 Ratings
“ Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. ” ― Rumi
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  • Photocopies: Stories

    1998·
    ·3.94·178 Ratings
    Like a photographer with his camera, John Berger uses words to capture moments: preserving them, denying their inherent transience. A passing encounter, an almost unnoticed gesture, a brief pause--Berger observes and transcribes them, and in so doing unco
  • Selected Essays

    2003·
    ·4.34·213 Ratings
    The writing career of John Berger–poet, storyteller, playwright, and essayist–has yielded some of the most original and compelling examinations of art and life of the past half century. In this essential volume, Geoff Dyer has brought together a rich
  • King: A Street Story

    2000·
    ·3.79·162 Ratings
    With the poetic acuity that renders his work timeless, Booker Prize-winning author John Berger brings us a 24-hour chronicle of homelessness. Beside a highway, in a wasteland furnished with smashed trucks and broken washing machines, lives a vagrant commu
  • Here Is Where We Meet

    2006·
    ·3.95·584 Ratings
    Booker Prize-winning author John Berger, one of the most widely admired writers of our time, returns us to the captivating play and narrative allure of his previous novels-G. and Pig Earth among them-with a shimmering fiction drawn from chapters of his ow
  • The Sense of Sight

    1993·
    ·4.22·153 Ratings
    With this provocative and infinitely moving collection of essays, a preeminent critic of our time responds to the profound questions posed by the visual world. For when Booker Prize-winning author John Berger writes about Cubism, he writes not only of Bra
  • The Shape of a Pocket

    2003·
    ·4.11·585 Ratings
    The pocket in question is a small pocket of resistance. A pocket is formed when two or more people come together in agreement. The resistance is against the inhumanity of the New World Economic Order. The people coming together are the reader, me, and tho
  • A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor

    1997·
    ·4·371 Ratings
    In this quietly revolutionary work of social observation and medical philosophy, Booker Prize-winning writer John Berger and the photographer Jean Mohr train their gaze on an English country doctor and find a universal man--one who has taken it upon himse
  • The Success and Failure of Picasso

    1993·
    ·4.01·267 Ratings
       At the height of his powers, Pablo Picasso was the artist as revolutionary, breaking through the niceties of form in order to mount a direct challenge to the values of his time. At the height of his fame, he was the artist as royalty: incalculably w
  • A Painter of Our Time

    1996·
    ·4.01·149 Ratings
    This visionary first novel by the Booker Prize-winning author of To the Wedding and G. is at once a gripping intellectual and moral detective story and a book whose aesthetic insights make it a companion piece to John Berger's great works of art criticism
  • Between the Eyes: Essays on Photography and Politics

    2005·
    ·4.16·235 Ratings
    David Levi Strauss is a writer whose visual and intellectual sensibilities are both acute and expansive. His trenchant writings on photography and photographers have been collected for this volume from a broad range of magazines, including "Aperture," "Ar
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