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Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin was born in Berkeley, California, in 1929. She is the bestselling author of the Earthsea Cycle and the Hainish Cycle, including The Left Hand of Darkness. With the awarding of the 1975 Hugo and Nebula Awards to The Dispossessed, she became the first author to win both awards twice for novels. Le Guin lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Changing Planes
Written by Ursula K. Le Guin
Ace | Paperback | July 2005
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-01224-4 (0-441-01224-8)

The National Book Award-winning author takes flight with this bestselling collection of speculative fiction where a woman visits fifteen otherworldly—yet familiar—societies.

Sita Dulip has missed her flight. But instead of listening to garbled announcements, she has found a method of bypassing the horrors of the airport. This method—changing planes—enables Sita to visit... Read more






The Left Hand of Darkness
Written by Ursula K. Le Guin, Introduction by Neil Gaiman
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | October 2016
$25.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-311159-7 (0-14-311159-0)

A deluxe hardcover edition of the queen of science fiction’s trailblazing novel about a planet full of genderless beings—part of Penguin Galaxy, a collectible series of six sci-fi/fantasy classics, featuring a series introduction by Neil Gaiman

Winner of the AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition

A groundbreaking work... Read more






The Left Hand of Darkness
Written by Ursula K. Le Guin
Ace | Trade Paperback | July 2000
$16.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-441-00731-8 (0-441-00731-7)

Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking work of science fiction—winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.

A lone human ambassador is sent to Winter, an alien world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants can change their gender whenever they choose. His goal is to facilitate Winter's inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But... Read more






The Left Hand of Darkness
Written by Ursula K. Le Guin
Ace | Paperback | March 1987
$9.99/12.50(Canada) | 978-0-441-47812-5 (0-441-47812-3)

Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking work of science fiction—winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.

A lone human ambassador is sent to Winter, an alien world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants can change their gender whenever they choose. His goal is to facilitate Winter's inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But... Read more






The Princess and the Goblin
Written by George MacDonald, Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | June 2011
$5.99/7.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-133248-2 (0-14-133248-4)

Princess Irene lives in a castle in a wild and lonely mountainous region. One day she discovers a steep and winding stairway leading to a bewildering labyrinth of unused passages with closed doors - and a further stairway. What lies at the top? Can the ring the princess is given protect... Read more






The First Men in the Moon
Written by H.G. Wells, Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | June 2003
$7.95/10.50(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6831-6 (0-8129-6831-X)

“Why do people read science fiction? In hopes of receiving such writing as this—a ravishingly accurate vision of things unseen; an utterly unexpected yet necessary beauty.” So says Ursula K. Le Guin in her Introduction to The First Men in the Moon, H. G. Wells’s 1901 tale of space travel. Heavily... Read more






Selected Stories of H. G. Wells
Written by H.G. Wells, Edited by Ursula K. Le Guin
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | July 2004
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7075-3 (0-8129-7075-6)

Ursula K. Le Guin’s selection of twenty-six stories showcases H. G. Wells’s genius and reintroduces readers to his singular talent for making the unbelievable seem utterly plausible.
 
He envisioned a sky filled with airplanes before Orville Wright ever left the ground. He described the spectacle of space travel decades before... Read more






The Time Machine
Written by H.G. Wells, Illustrated by W.A. Dwiggins, Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | November 2002
$10.00/13.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-76118-8 (0-375-76118-7)

When the intrepid Time Traveller finds himself in the year 802,701, he encounters a seemingly utopian society of evolved human beings but then unearths the dark secret that sets mankind on course toward its inevitable destruction. An insightful look into a distant, bleak, and disturbing future, The Time Machine goes beyond... Read more





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