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  A (Brief) Timeline of Female Authors’
A (Brief) Timeline of Female Authors’ Influence on Sci-Fi and Fantasy  The Mary SueWomen in science fiction and fantasy have a legacy that is much longer than people give them credit for.
Posted on 10 December 2018 | 12:21 pm
  The 32 Best Things to Do in Portland This
The 32 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: Dec 10-13  The Portland MercuryJump to: Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday Monday, Dec 10 Billie Eilish, Strange Hotels, Finneas If you're not familiar with pop sensation Billie Eilish, ...
Posted on 10 December 2018 | 8:51 am
  An artist on creating the retro art for a
An artist on creating the retro art for a new edition of Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers  The VergeThe Folio Society is responsible for a number of beautiful editions of classic works of science fiction. Earlier this fall, it began offering another fan-favorite edition: ...
Posted on 9 December 2018 | 7:00 am
  Oklahoma anthology of animal stories
Oklahoma anthology of animal stories benefits animal welfare groups  NewsOK.com"Love Can Be" is a philanthropic effort by the Kirkpatrick Foundation. It compiles 30 poems and prose pieces by elite authors.
Posted on 9 December 2018 | 3:00 am
  40 notable celebrity deaths of 2018 -
40 notable celebrity deaths of 2018  OregonLive.comFrom Oregon's own Ursula K. Le Guin to comics legend Stan Lee, 2018 was the year we bade farewell to several icons.
Posted on 6 December 2018 | 7:10 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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  leelu2908: RT @nidhiroy23: I vote
leelu2908: RT @nidhiroy23: I vote #RandeepRai for #YehUnDin#%KiBaatHai #TVPers#%ality2018 @BizAsia @SabrasRadio “Love doesn't just sit there like a…
Posted on 11 December 2018 | 1:27 am
  leelu2908: RT @kritikakapoor53: I vote
leelu2908: RT @kritikakapoor53: I vote #RandeepRai for #YehUnDin@*@KiBaatHai #TVPers@*@ality2018 @BizAsia @SabrasRadio “Love doesn't just sit there li…
Posted on 11 December 2018 | 1:27 am
  ladymidnight: 5 of 5 stars to No Time to
ladymidnight: 5 of 5 stars to No Time to Spare by Ursula K. Le Guin https://t.co/UN3oicKbnW
Posted on 11 December 2018 | 1:27 am
  Rash73337465: RT @nidhiroy23: I vote
Rash73337465: RT @nidhiroy23: I vote #RandeepRai for #YehUnDin*%@KiBaatHai #TVPers*%@ality2018 @BizAsia @SabrasRadio “Love doesn't just sit there like a…
Posted on 11 December 2018 | 1:27 am
  TheBotLovesIt: mmm... you might have to get
TheBotLovesIt: mmm... you might have to get the book to read the whole thing. Here's a piece about the piece though: https://t.co/r9N3J8OcFp
Posted on 11 December 2018 | 1:27 am
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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: Is the book A Wizard of
I need to know before I read the book. I figured that since the book is so old it would be. So is it?
Posted on 3 May 2011 | 5:51 am

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