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The Unreal and the Real

The Unreal and the Real: Ursula LeGuin- a collection by one of my favourite authors of some of her best stories.

To kill a Mockingbird… 232 more words

Novels

Book Review: The Dispossessed by Ursula LeGuin

The next book for my Readings in the Genre: Science Fiction Classics for my Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University was… 1,808 more words

Book Reviews

Ursula LeGuin at Eighty Five

I invite you to join me on my new web site and blog for a celebration of Ursula LeGuin at Eighty Five, including links to a new interview, comments by Niel Gaiman and others, as well as new BBC Radio productions of Earthsea and The Left Hand of Darkness. 16 more words

Paula S. Jordan

Read this book: Rendezvous With Rama

The beauty of fiction is that when it’s done right, it is timeless. Think of books ranging from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, to Raymond Chandler’s hard-boiled noir novels. 382 more words

Silhouettes In The Dark

My sister made up a song for one of our impromptu sibling talent shows and called it ‘Silhouettes in the Dark.’ It was something of a torch song, and for years afterwards she would continue to sing it in the shower and bring back memories for all of us who were still home at the time. 552 more words

Before Sweden made their gender-neutral pronoun, there was Le Guin.

In season 2 episode 3 of Literary Punk we’re discussing Ursula K. Le Guin’s SF Fantasy experiment in post-gender politics, The Left Hand of Darkness… 443 more words

Podcast Epsisode

Ursula LeGuin: Four Ways to Forgiveness

Catching up with unread Ursula LeGuin stories has been more of an eye-opener than I had expected, and has certainly confirmed my feeling that she is probably the most thoughtful and imaginative writer of science fiction I’ve ever come across. 418 more words

Science Fiction