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"Reading LeGuin's essays always makes me want to teach a course on sci-fi to anyone who will listen. Passersby on the street, perhaps, or the unfortunate people who will shortly be confined on a bus with me." Mar 14, 2016 08:42PM

 
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The Mouse That Roared by Leonard Wibberley
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The Language Of the Night by Ursula K. Le Guin
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Sparrow Hill Road (Ghost Stories, #1)
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Silver on the Road by Laura Anne Gilman
Silver on the Road (The Devil's West, #1)
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