Tag Archives: Ursula K. Le Guin

Dystopia Isn’t Sci-Fi—for Me, It’s the American Reality

By Cadwell Turnbull Source: Wired Imagine a city where a group of people have managed against all odds to carve out prosperity for themselves, at least for a little while. These people used to be owned by other people. Now, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Lathe of Heaven

“The Lathe of Heaven” (1980)  PBS television adaptation of the 1971 science fiction novel The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin. It’s directed by David Loxton and Fred Barzyk (Between Time and Timbuktu)  and stars Bruce Davison as … Continue reading

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Writing Nameless Things: An Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin

(Editor’s note: in light of the recent passing of Ursula K. Le Guin we should appreciate even more the wisdom and insight communicated through her novels as well as in this article from last November, one of Le Guin’s last … Continue reading

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War Pabulum: The Perils of War as a Master Narrative

  By W.J. Astore Source: Bracing Views I was reading the novelist Ursula K. Le Guin and came across the following commentary by her: “A hero whose heroism consists of killing people is uninteresting to me, and I detest the hormonal … Continue reading

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