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Fantasy and Science Fiction Novelist Ursula K. Le Guin Dies at Age 88

Author Margaret Atwood remembers fantasy and science fiction novelist Ursula K. Le Guin, who died January 22, 2018 at age 88.

…In all her work, Le Guin was always asking the same urgent question: what sort of world do you want to live in? Her own choice would have been gender equal, racially equal, economically fair and self-governing, but that was not on offer. It would also have contained mutually enjoyable sex and good food: there was a better chance of that…

~ Margaret Atwood

READ MORE: Ursula K Le Guin, by Margaret Atwood: ‘One of the Literary Greats of the 20th Century’ | The Guardian

Rest in Peace, Ursula K. Le Guin

About the author

JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.


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