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No Time to Spare: Thinking about What Matters (Hardcover)

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By Ursula K. Le Guin, Karen Joy Fowler (Introduction by)
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Ursula K. Le Guin on the absurdity of denying your age: "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 breakfast: "Eating an egg from the shell takes not only practice, but resolution, even courage, possibly willingness to commit crime."


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 online writing, presenting perfectly crystallized dispatches on what matters to her now, her concerns with this world, and her unceasing wonder at it: "How rich we are in knowledge, and in all that lies around us yet to learn. Billionaires, all of us.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781328661593
ISBN-10: 1328661598
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: December 5th, 2017
Pages: 240
Language: English