Ursula Le Guin: A Birthday Compendium of Critical Views

“What a pleasure to celebrate Ursula LeGuin’s 80th birthday. If this were Japan, we would have long ago declared her a Living National Treasure. But since this is the U.S., we can at least send her a national cheer of gratitude. She is not merely a great fantasy and science fiction writer. She is one of the finest living American writers of any kind. It may take literary critics another 80 years to recognize her singular accomplishments, but they will, they will.” – Dana Gioia

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