Splitting an Order, by Ted Kooser

Simple, measured, and settled, the poems in Ted Kooser's new collection were composed by an artist with nothing further to prove.

Our Only World, by Wendell Berry

Berry places concern for food production and land use, climate change, and the politics of sex and marriage within the context of personal responsibility and ordinary relationships. The first entry, “Para­graphs from a Notebook,” reads like a version of Pascal’s Pensées aimed against the analytical, disintegrating, and violent tendencies of science, industry, and political ideologies.

Cloud of the Impossible, by Catherine Keller

Catherine Keller's latest book presents process theology as a maker of worlds. It's heady stuff—and very exciting.

Kierkegaard’s Journals and Notebooks

When I learned there was a plan to translate the complete edition of Kierkegaard's journals and notebooks, I was dubious as to the need. I was dead wrong.

E. E. Cummings: Complete Poems, 1904–1962 and The Collected Poems of James Laughlin

E. E. Cummings and James Laughlin didn’t write with metaphysical or philosophical ambition. But that doesn’t mean their poetry doesn’t matter.