Tag Archives: Le Guin

Where on Earth are Outer Space and the Inner Lands?

Being a Long(ish) Review of The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin. [Note: A version of this review appeared in the August 2013 issue of The New York Review of Science Fiction, #300 (available for free download at Weightless Books).  Many thanks for their kind support of my writing.] Morality …

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For whom The Telling told

[As a result of our recent brush with Le Guin notoriety, our blog being mentioned on her web site, we are bringing out all the Le Guin material stored in our archives, including our meeting notes from October 2010, when we discussed her Hainish Cycle/Ekumen novel, The Telling.] On a warm autumn evening, the Beamers …

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For tomorrow may rain, so I’ll follow the Sun

Being a Review of a musical Stage Adaptation of the short story “The Masters” by Ursula K. Le Guin.  Music and lyrics by Peter Foley; book by Kate Chisholm.  Directed by Kate Chisholm.  Performed by the Prospect Theater Company at the West End Theatre, New York, from January 30 to February 28, 2010. [Note: A version …

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Not so Dispossessed

It’s always kind of disjointing (and weird) when two apparently unrelated portions of life intersect. This particular Venn diagram relates to Occupy Oakland (which my reporter daughter most excellently covers) and Ursula K. Le Guin (which this blog hopes to excellently cover). Wired magazine has a July 2012 interview with Le Guin, in which she …

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Dream a little dream of mine

Being a Review of  a Stage Adaptation of the novel  The Lathe of Heaven  by Ursula K. Le Guin.  Adapted and Directed by Edward Einhorn.  Performed by Untitled Theater Company #61 at the 3LD Art & Technology Center, New York, June 6-30, 2012. [Note: A version of this review appeared in the July 2012 issue of …

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Two authors, two genres, one big happy family?

Being a Review of In Other Worlds by Margaret Atwood and Cheek by Jowl by Ursula K. Le Guin. [Note: A version of this review appeared in the June 2012 issue of The New York Review of Science Fiction, #286.  Many thanks for their kind support of my writing.] Communication is the problem to the …

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Live Lathe

Untitled Theater Company #61  is putting on a live stage presentation of Ursula K. Le Guin‘s The Lathe of Heaven in New York. Prior presentations from UTC#61 include Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, Rhinoceros and Cat’s Cradle. More information here.

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