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Ursula LeGuin

I fell in love with you in the way the best loves happen—that is, almost entirely by accident.

We were living in England while my mother worked with the US Air Force; I was in 6th grade.

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“Lavinia” by Ursula LeGuin

Ursula Leguin is described as an author who is “hard to categorize”. True! I’ve probably, in my random fashion, read about 25% of her works, often without realizing they originated from the same author. 135 more words

The Light of Words

It’s important to remember things, to love things. To go back and do simple, sometimes tedious things. Sometimes I find quotes in books that ring inside my head; things that remind me to stay strong and stay bright. 155 more words

Lines Of Living

Curiosity Changed the Character: Intro to Banned Books Month

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Recently, a book club associated with BWP read The Dispossessed by Ursula K. 779 more words

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Taking Up LeGuin for a Feminist Critique of Conversation

This last week I vlogged about how it’s hard to have a satisfying, exploratory conversation, especially when it comes to difficult or fraught subjects. I was thinking about Ursula LeGuin’s essay “ 256 more words


The Dictator of Our Imagination: Karen Bender on Trump's Exploitation of Conservatives' Fears

The writer Ursula LeGuin says: “The imagination is truly the enemy of bigotry and dogma.” This statement makes perfect sense—the imagination can take us out of ourselves to help us inhabit the world of another person, thus creating empathy. 1,228 more words

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