The Wave in the Mind by Ursula K. Le Guin
Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination

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Ursula K. Le Guin as she explores a broad array of subjects, ranging from
Tolstoy, Twain, and Tolkien to women's shoes, beauty, and family life. With her
customary wit, intelligence, and literary craftsmanship, she offers a diverse
and highly engaging set of readings.
Wave in the Mind

includes some of Le Guin's finest literary criticism, rare autobiographical
writings, performance art pieces, and, most centrally, her reflections on the
arts of writing and reading.


About Ursula K. Le Guin

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Ursula K. Le Guin was born in Berkeley, California, in 1929. Among her honors are a National Book Award, five Hugo and five Nebula Awards, the Kafka Award, a Pushcart Prize, and the Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Published January 15, 2013 by Shambhala Publications. 336 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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Her persnickety, opinionated voice often leaps off the page, and, at her best, she guides readers easily through the vast realm of her ideas, from her thoughts on slavery and oppression and her opposition to E.

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