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No time to spare : thinking about what matters

Author: Ursula K Le Guin; Karen Joy Fowler
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, a collection of thoughts--always adroit, often acerbic--on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation"--
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Genre/Form: Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-
No time to spare.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017
(DLC) 2017035425
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin; Karen Joy Fowler
ISBN: 9781328661593 1328661598
OCLC Number: 967057463
Description: xx, 215 pages : illustraion ; 22 cm
Contents: Part one: Going over eighty. In your spare time ; The sissy strikes back ; The diminished thing ; Catching up, ha ha --
The Annals of Pard. Choosing a cat ; Chosen by a cat --
Part two: The lit biz. Would you please fucking stop? ; Readers' questions ; Kids' letters ; Having my cake ; Papa H ; A much-needed literary award ; TGAN and TGOW ; TGAN again ; The narrative gift as a moral conundrum ; It doesn't have to be the way it is ; Utopiyin, utopiyang --
The Annals of Pard. The trouble ; Pard and the time machine --
Part three: Trying to make sense of it. A band of brothers, a stream of sisters ; Exorcists ; Uniforms ; Clinging desperately to a metaphor ; Lying it all away ; The inner child and the nude politician ; A modest proposal: vegempathy ; Belief in belief ; About anger --
The Annals of Pard. An unfinished education ; An unfinished education, continued ; Doggerel for my cat --
Part four: Rewards. The circling stars, the sea surrounding : Philip Glass and John Luther Adams ; Rehearsal ; Someone named Delores ; Without egg ; Notre-Dame de la Faim ; The tree ; The horsies upstairs ; First contact ; The lynx ; Notes from a week at a ranch in the Oregon high desert.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Ursula K. Le Guin ; introduction by Karen Joy Fowler.

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"From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, a collection of thoughts--always adroit, often acerbic--on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation"--

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