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Ursula Le Guin has written a series of poems about Malheur and the Steens Mountain country.  Here’s just one:

High Desert

Out here, there is another way to be. 147 more words


5 Kickstarter Projects for Book Lovers

So, I have a bit of a love affair with kickstarter. The platform is fantastic for independent projects and unique works that may otherwise not get produced. 1,304 more words

Science Fiction

My Heart Bleeds in Memories

Dear Mia,

I love reading through people’s New Years resolutions and the reading challenges they give themselves.

Today so happened that Maria Podova from BrainPickings… 430 more words

Review | The Dispossessed by Ursula K Le Guin

I recently finished The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin. It’s the fifth in her Hainish Cycle, a series in which a variety of humans and human-variate species are slowly working to create a kind of federated utopia of planets. 1,098 more words


Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

Let’s start by adding that this is not the last book of the Earthsea cycle, it is book 4 of a six book series. It is also the first time I have swum in the waters of Le Guin’s masterpiece, and I was worried I would drown. 651 more words


Brave New Worlds

Books have the potential to transform society, at the least creating change on an individual level as readers gain empathy for or even embrace the different. 907 more words


Sexual Violence in Le Guin's The Dispossessed: Toward an Interpretation

November 3, 2015

Downloadable version: Academia.edu

This paper, presented at The Ohio State University English Graduate Organization’s second annual conference on October 31, 2015, is an edited-down version of a paper written for a graduate seminar on science fiction and literary theory, and is also a slightly different version of the paper I actually gave, which was shorter by about two pages. 3,527 more words

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