The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the Science Fiction Masterworks Book Club. “What a lovely book!” I said to my partner with a delighted sigh as I closed the cover, after having done nothing all day but glue my eyes to these pages, and […]Read More Book Review: The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin
One of my favourite authors, and personal heroines, died on Monday. I am grieving, as I’m sure many of her fans are, and I’d like to send out my deepest condolences to her friends and family. The world has lost a great light. But what is remembered, lives, so here’s a tribute I put together […]Read More Farewell, Ursula K. Le Guin
By Roberto Minto In 2010, at the age of 81, the acclaimed novelist Ursula K. Le Guin started a blog. Blogs never seemed a likely destination for the writer, who by then had a long career in 20th-century traditional publishing behind her. But Le Guin’s new book, No Time To Spare, which harvests a representative sample of her blog […]Read More What Happens When a Science Fiction Genius Starts Blogging?
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the Women of Genre Fiction Challenge, the Grand Mistresses of Genre Fiction Challenge, and the High Fantasy Challenge. My reading pace has slowed as writing deadlines have piled up on me. Writing is a bit of a feeding […]Read More Book Review: A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin