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Ursula Le Guin, The Found and the Lost (2016)

The Found and the Lost is a collection of novellas by Ursula Le Guin, the founding mother of fantasy and SF as we know today. It’s a perfect book for both die-hard fans and for those who have never had the pleasure of reading anything by Le Guin before. 1,269 more words


Confabulations by John Berger

Supposing writers and painters have their different ways of arriving at their understandings, in Berger we have both. One can expect a breadth and depth in his observations of the world, whether picture or text. 1,408 more words

Modern Literature

Ethnographic Fiction: Ursula K. Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness

In The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin has written twenty chapters in a woven epic account of Genry Ai’s experience as an Envoy to the planet Gethen. 1,106 more words

Creative Writing

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

183 pages

Published By: Bantam Books (originally published by Parnassus, 1968)

Genre: Fiction, fantasy

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars… 482 more words


Recommendations for Women Who Haven't Read Any Science Fiction

A librarian asked me to recommend a few science fiction novels for women who haven’t read any science fiction.  I replied:

First and foremost, if possible, you want the main protagonist to be female. 279 more words

Oh, the Humanities!

Most of you know I did my undergraduate work in English. It caused a slight row with my father, since it’s an infinitely impractical field, but the longer he’s taught science, the more he’s realized the value of my degree. 1,107 more words

Public Theology

On Being a Man

“I am a man. Now you may think I’ve made some kind of silly mistake about gender, or maybe that I’m trying to fool you, because my first name ends in… 161 more words