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No time to spare thinking about what matters

Author: Ursula K Le Guin; Karen Joy Fowler
Publisher: Boston New York Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, and with an introduction by Karen Joy Fowler, a collection of thoughts--always adroit, often acerbic--on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation. Ursula K. Le Guin has taken readers to imaginary worlds for decades. Now she's in the last great frontier of life, old age, and exploring new literary territory: the blog, a forum where her voice --
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Named Person: Ursula K Le Guin; Ursula K Le Guin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin; Karen Joy Fowler
ISBN: 9781328661593 1328661598 9781328661036 1328661032
OCLC Number: 1007532642
Description: xx, 215 Seiten
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Ursula K. Le Guin ; introduction by Karen Joy Fowler

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"From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, and with an introduction by Karen Joy Fowler, a collection of thoughts--always adroit, often acerbic--on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation. Ursula K. Le Guin has taken readers to imaginary worlds for decades. Now she's in the last great frontier of life, old age, and exploring new literary territory: the blog, a forum where her voice -- sharp, witty, as compassionate as it is critical -- shines. No Time to Spare collects the best of Ursula's blog, presenting perfectly crystallized dispatches on what matters to her now, her concerns with this world, and her wonder at it. On the absurdity of denying your age, she says, "If I'm ninety and believe I'm forty-five, I'm headed for a very bad time trying to get out of the bathtub." On cultural perceptions of fantasy: "The direction of escape is toward freedom. So what is 'escapism' an accusation of? " On her new cat: "He still won't sit on a lap"

"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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