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Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula Kroeber Le Guin was born in 1929; her parents were the anthropologist Alfred Kroeber and the writer Theodora Kroeber. She writes both poetry and prose, including realistic fiction, science fiction, fantasy, young children's books, books for young adults, screenplays, essays, verbal texts for musicians, and voicetexts for performance or recording. She has published five books of poetry, seventeen novels, over a hundred short stories (collected in eight volumes), two collections of essays, eleven books for children, and two volumes of translation. Several of Le Guin's major titles have remained continuously in print for over thirty years. Her best known fantasy... Read More

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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
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7075-3 (0-8129-7075-6)

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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
$8.95/10.95(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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