‘If I don’t try to tell it, it risks not being told’

John Berger: 'If I’m a storyteller it’s because I listen'

“What has prompted me to write over the years is the hunch that something needs to be told and that, if I don’t try to tell it, it risks not being told. I picture myself not so much a consequential, professional writer, as a stop-gap man.”

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