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"Conversations with Ursula K. Le Guin" assembles interviews with the renowned science-fiction and fantasy author of "The Left Hand of Darkness," "The Dispossessed," "The Lathe of Heaven," and the "Earthsea" sequence of novels and stories. For nearly five decades, Le Guin (b. 1929) has enjoyed immense success--both critical and popular--in science fiction and fantasy. But s...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 11th 2008 by University Press of Mississippi
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Nicole
So, I think I should state up front that I have an undeniable bias in favor of Le Guin. Everything I've read by her so far has been amazing; even if I didn't unreservedly love it, I appreciate it all deeply.

This collection of interviews is great, I think both for a hardcore fan like myself or just someone who is maybe interested in what a prolific writer like Le Guin might have to say. I liked how the interviews spanned about two decades or so (I think the earliest is from the late '70s or early...more
Eric Farr
This is an excellent collection of truly intriguing, thought-provoking interviews from perhaps the best science fiction writer of the twentieth century. I think it's definitely worth a read.
Stef
I'm a lifelong fan of Le Guin so I really enjoyed this. There was some repetition among the essays.
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As of 2013, Ursula K. Le Guin has published twenty-two novels, eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry and four of translation, and has received many awards: Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, PEN-Malamud, etc. Her recent publications include the novel Lavinia, an essay collection, Cheek by Jowl, and The Wild Girls. Forthcoming...more
More about Ursula K. Le Guin...
A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle, #1) The Tombs of Atuan (Earthsea Cycle, #2) The Farthest Shore (Earthsea Cycle, #3) The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4) The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle, #5)

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