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  Dream 3: On Being an Autumn Beach Bum -
Splice TodayDream 3: On Being an Autumn Beach BumSplice TodayI'd been introduced to the shadow in the late 1970s, when I was a kid and read A Wizard of Earthsea, the science fiction novel by Ursula K. Le Guin. A Wizard of Earthsea is the story of Ged, a wizard in the realm of Earthsea. Ged is focused on learning ...
Posted on 30 September 2017 | 8:37 am
  Christian leaders pray for Hugh Hefner,
Crux: Covering all things CatholicChristian leaders pray for Hugh Hefner, pornography's victimsCrux: Covering all things CatholicHefner advocated a “Playboy philosophy,” attempting to give an air of sophistication and savvy to his life. His magazine carried fiction from Ray Bradbury, Ian Fleming, Joseph Heller, Jack Kerouac, Margaret Atwood, Joyce Carol Oates, and Ursula K. Le Guin.Reading Playboy for the stories: The magazine's long partnership with science fictionFactorDailyUnterfrankenjobs - T.coT.coall 392 news articles »
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 10:43 am
  Ursula K. Le Guin: Free speech, press are
Street Roots NewsUrsula K. Le Guin: Free speech, press are 'liberty in action'Street Roots NewsThat message is one that Ursula K. Le Guin has espoused for decades. Le Guin is one of Oregon's grand dames of literature, the author of the classics “The Left Hand of Darkness,” “The Dispossessed,” and the “Earthsea” trilogy. The New York Times ...
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 9:59 am
  Hugh Hefner, Playboy, and the American Male
The New YorkerHugh Hefner, Playboy, and the American MaleThe New Yorker(Margaret Atwood, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Joyce Carol Oates all wrote for Playboy.) Hefner handed over the reins of the operation to his daughter, Christie, who for a while was one of the more prominent women C.E.O.s in the country and a major supporter ...Hugh Hefner's Playboy Reinforced The Idea That Great Literature Is A Male InterestHuffPostHugh Hefner (1926-2017)Locus Onlineall 754 news articles »
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 8:30 am
  The National, Deerhoof, The Envoy and Ted
Colorado Springs IndependentThe National, Deerhoof, The Envoy and Ted Leo bring the new and noteworthyColorado Springs IndependentStreet Eaters, The Envoy (Nervous Intent) – Oakland, California's irrepressible duo of “truewave” punk has conceived an album based on two novels of Ursula K. Le Guin. Street Eaters may have toned down the exuberance slightly, but the album still ...
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 12:20 am
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  22 fantasy worlds built for TV
The prophecies never quite predicted Game Of Thrones . It burst onto our screens in 2011 and proved that epic fantasy could be achieved on the small screen.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 3:01 am
  Hijacking the Hugo Awards Won't Stifle
The science-fiction and fantasy literature world might seem by its nature to be forward-thinking, but it hasn't been free from the kinds of culture wars embodied by last year's Gamergate controversy—a fact aptly illustrated by this year’s nominations for the genre’s (arguably) most prestigious awards, the Hugos. The tastes of the voting audience for the Hugos (comprised of the attendees of the ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 8:41 am
  George RR Martin says right-wing lobby has
Novelist says that group orchestrating readers’ votes for conservative ‘swashbuckling fun’ is trying to take ownership of the science fiction prizes George RR Martin has waded into the “nasty, nasty fight” surrounding this year’s Hugo awards, laying out why he believes that a group of right-wing science fiction writers have “broken” the prestigious prize beyond repair. The shortlists for the ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 6:02 am
  Book briefs: Would you really want to go to
This week, a book steeped in death gets its own theme park and the BBC names the best children's books ever.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 12:36 pm
  10 Authors Who Wrote Gritty, Realistic
When George R.R. Martin released A Game of Thrones in 1996, he helped to change the game with his grounded approach to fantasy tropes. At the same time, people sometimes talk as though Martin was the first to bring realism to epic fantasy. So here are 10 other authors who were doing "gritty" fantasy before Martin. Read more...
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 12:06 pm
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  Literary Portland: A Brief Tour
PORTLAND'S LITERARY COMMUNITY boasts great local publishing houses (like Tin House and Hawthorne Books), an absolute wealth of micro-presses, and literary all-stars (like Ursula K. Le Guin, Chuck Palahniuk, Tom Spanbauer, Lidia Yuknavitch, and Matthew ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:15 am
  Futuristic Fairy Tale
A curious girl can raise only so much hell for a totalitarian regime: When Ximena makes too much noise, the state takes away her voice. Literally. Set in a faceless authoritarian state, Degenerate Arts Ensemble’s Predator Songstress — produced in ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:59 pm
  Between the Lines: Authors star in photo
The online site Flavorwire describes itself as “a publication (compiled by a) network of culturally connected people covering events, art, books, music, film, TV and pop culture the world over. Highbrow, lowbrow and everything in between” (www ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:18 pm
  Is Amazon Creating a Cultural Monopoly?
For months, a group of writers calling themselves Authors United have campaigned, mostly unsuccessfully, against the business practices of Amazon.com. On Thursday, they mounted their latest challenge, officially requesting that the Department of Justice ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Authors Group Seeks DOJ Probe of Amazon
A group of prominent authors says Amazon.com Inc. AMZN-2.58 % has “unprecedented power” over the book publishing market and wants the U.S. Department of Justice to begin an investigation of what it claims is a monopoly. On Thursday, the Authors United ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 5:30 am
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  RtAlden: RT @hdynne: Love doesn't just sit
RtAlden: RT @hdynne: Love doesn't just sit there, like a st#^%e, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new ― Ursula K. Le Guin #AL…
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:02 pm
  ADN_FOREVER: RT @hdynne: Love doesn't just
ADN_FOREVER: RT @hdynne: Love doesn't just sit there, like a st@^e, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new ― Ursula K. Le Guin #AL…
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:02 pm
  hdynne: Love doesn't just sit there, like a
hdynne: Love doesn't just sit there, like a st&*e, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new ― Ursula K. Le Guin #ALDUBxEBLoveis
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:02 pm
  iamatgb: RT @hdynne: Love doesn't just sit
iamatgb: RT @hdynne: Love doesn't just sit there, like a st!*e, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new ― Ursula K. Le Guin #AL…
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:02 pm
  xian_et: RT @hdynne: Love doesn't just sit
xian_et: RT @hdynne: Love doesn't just sit there, like a st^^e, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new ― Ursula K. Le Guin #AL…
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:02 pm
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  Resolved Question: Khaleesi & Kalessin
Do you believe that Khaleesi from the Game of Thrones is a copy of Kalessin from the Earthsea novels..? (as a name and a character related with Dragons) I came to think that G.R.R. Martin copied some things from LeGuin's Earthsea, for example, Tehanu (half burned face) similar with Baratheon's daughter.. If you know any further information about the name Kalessin (or Khaleesi) as myth name or anything like that, please let me know! Kalessin first mentioned in "The Farthest Shore - 1972" -- Khaleesi first mentioned in "Game Of Thrones - 1991" !notice: I haven't read Martin's novels, only watched the series (in case I miss something)
Posted on 2 September 2013 | 7:29 pm
  Resolved Question: Ursula K Le Guin's
Could somebody who has read these books, and hopefully even more by her, list out the books in le guin's earthsea series? Do they have to be read in order? Which is the best? Just tell me something about them... Thanks.
Posted on 30 October 2012 | 11:44 pm
  Resolved Question: What is the most popular
What is the most popular Ursula K. Le Guin novel?
Posted on 4 March 2012 | 3:56 pm
  Resolved Question: In The Left Hand of
...a wonderful passage about The King being pregnant. Does anyone know the book well enough to tell me what chapter that's in?
Posted on 19 July 2011 | 6:46 am
  Resolved Question: The dispossessed by
My friend asked me what this thing is about... sum up the story for me please??!?! i honestly have no clue
Posted on 8 March 2011 | 8:47 am



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