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Author Topic: R.I.P. Ursula Le Guin  (Read 1851 times)
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Mr. Fluff -- from the SPCA

« on: January 24, 2018, 04:01:11 PM »

Great writer of sci-fi and fantasy, as well as other works.

Here is a letter she wrote to publisher Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in 1987,
declining and invitation to write a blurb for an all-male sci-fi anthology:

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"hilarious and offensive and usually accurate"

« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2018, 02:06:07 AM »

It's a sad day in our house.  Cry

I put the nati in Illuminati
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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2018, 01:26:36 PM »

Ugh, she was incredible. Such an inspiration.
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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2018, 01:52:08 PM »

Ms. Le Guin was such an inspiration and loomed as a giant in my own personal reading choices. I cannot tell you how often I have mentioned or referred to The Left Hand of Darkness over the many years since I first read it. She is missed already!
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