Leguin, Ursula - Prose & Criticism
The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination
The Wave in the Mind
Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1590300068
The author presents a collection of nonfiction writings, including essays on such topics as Tolstoy, Tolkien, women's shoes, Mark Twain, family life, and beauty, as well as autobiographical writings and reflections on the arts of reading and writing.
The Lathe of Heaven: A Novel
The Lathe of Heaven
A Novel
Paperback      ISBN: 1416556966
George Orr discovers that his dreams possess the remarkable ability to change the world, and when he falls into the hands of a power-mad psychiatrist, he counters by dreaming up a perfect world that can overcome his nightmares, in a new edition of the classic science fiction novel. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
Voices
Voices
Hardcover      ISBN: 0152056785
When the conquerors of Ansul deem acts of reading and writing punishable by death, seventeen-year-old Memer, who has found a safe haven in the Oracle House, where the last books are hidden, finds her life forever changed by the arrival of an Uplands poet.
Unlocking the Air and Other Stories
Unlocking the Air and Other Stories
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060172606
Eighteen short stories by the popular author that originally appeared in such magazines as The New Yorker, Playboy, Harper's and Omni, reveal the strangeness that can be found in ordinary life. National ad/promo.
Always Coming Home
Always Coming Home
Hardcover      ISBN: 1598536036
A fourth volume of Ursula K. Le Guin
Gifts
Gifts
Paperback      ISBN: 0152051244
When a young man in the Uplands blinds himself rather than use his gift of "unmaking"--a violent talent shared by members of his family--he upsets the precarious balance of power among rival, feuding families, each of which has a strange and deadly talent of its own. Reprint.
Lavinia
Lavinia
Hardcover      ISBN: 0151014248
Growing up in ancient Italy, Lavinia is on the verge of a betrothal to Turnus, the handsome king of nearby Rulli, when a fleet of Trojan ships, under the command of Aeneas, sails up the Tiber, and Lavinia sets out to control her own destiny and find the love of her life, in a historical novel that puts a female twist on Virgil's classic, The Aeneid.
Unlocking the Air and Other Stories
Unlocking the Air and Other Stories
Paperback      ISBN: 0060928034
A collection of short fictional works includes pieces that were written from the early 1980s to the mid-1990s and were originally published in such magazines as The New Yorker, Harper's, Omni, and Playboy and features "Limberlost," "Half Past Four," "Climbing to the Moon," and others. Reissue.
Changing Planes
Changing Planes
Paperback      ISBN: 0441012248
A collection of short fiction offers an odyssey through mysterious other worlds, as the tourist-narrator stumbles upon other planes of existence while enduring a boring wait for a connecting flight at an airport. Reprint.
The Complete Orsinia: Malafrena Stories and Songs
The Complete Orsinia
Malafrena Stories and Songs
Hardcover      ISBN: 1598534939
The inaugural volume of Library of America’s Ursula K. Le Guin edition gathers her complete Orsinian writings, enchanting, richly imagined historical fiction collected here for the first time. Written before Le Guin turned to science fiction, the novel Malafrena is a tale of love and duty set in the central european country of Orsinia in the early nineteenth century, when it is ruled by the Austrian empire. The stories originally published in Orsinian Tales (1976) offer brilliantly rendered episodes of personal drama set against a history that spans Orsinia’s emergence as an independent kingdom in the twelfth century to its absorption by the eastern Bloc after World War II. The volume is rounded out by two additional stories that bring the history of Orsinia up to 1989, the poem “Folksong from the Montayna Province,