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Ursula Le Guin

Description: Have you read A Wizard of Earthsea, the book Entertainment Weekly declared the best Y.A. novel of all time? Check out this collection of works by acclaimed science fiction and fantasy author, Ursula Le Guin. *More books will be added to this collection.


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Always Coming Home

by Ursula K. Le Guin

A rich and complex interweaving of story and fable, poem, artwork, and music, it totally immerses the reader in the culture of the Kesh, a peaceful people of the far future who inhabit a place called the Valley on the Northern Pacific Coast.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1985

Award: n/a

The Beginning Place

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Fleeing from the monotony of his life, Hugh Rogers finds his way to "the beginning place," a gateway to Tembreabrezi, an idyllic, unchanging world of eternal twilight. Irena Pannis was thirteen when she first found the beginning place. Now, seven years later, she has grown to know and love the gentle inhabitants of Tembreabrezi, or Mountaintown, and she sees Hugh as a trespasser. But then a monstrous shadow threatens to destroy Mountaintown, and Hugh and Irena join forces to seek it out.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1980

Award: n/a

The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia (Hainish #5)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Centuries ago, the moon Anarres was settled by utopian anarchists who left the Earthlike planet Urras in search of a better world, a new beginning.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1974

Award: Nebula Award, Hugo Award, Locus Award

The Farthest Shore (Earthsea Cycle #3)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

In this third book in the Earthsea series, darkness threatens to overtake Earthsea: The world and its wizards are losing their magic. But Ged Sparrohawk--Archmage, wizard, and dragonlord--is determined to discover the source of this devastating loss.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1972

Award: National Book Award

Gifts (Annals of the Western Shore #1)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Scattered among poor, desolate farms, the clans of the Uplands possess gifts. Wondrous gifts: the ability--with a glance, a gesture, a word--to summon animals, bring forth fire, move the land.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 2004

Award: n/a

The Lathe of Heaven

by Ursula K. Le Guin

In a future world racked by violence and environmental catastrophes, George wakes up one day to discover that his dreams have the ability to alter reality. He seeks help from Dr. William, the psychiatrist who immediately grasps the power George wields.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1971

Award: Locus SF Award

Lavinia

by Ursula K. Le Guin

In a richly imagined, beautiful new novel, an acclaimed writer gives an epic heroine her voice. In The Aeneid, Vergil’s hero fights to claim the king’s daughter, Lavinia, with whom he is destined to found an empire.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 2008

Award: Locus Fantasy Award

The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish #4)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards: A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien world whose inhabitants can change their gender.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1969

Award: Hugo Award, Nebula Award

Orsinian Tales

by Ursula K. Le Guin

in a career spanning half a century, Ursula K. Le Guin has produced a body of work that testifies to her abiding faith in the power and art of words.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1976

Award: n/a

The Other Wind (Earthsea Cycle #6)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

The sorcerer Alder fears sleep.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 2001

Award: World Fantasy Award

Powers (Annals of the Western Shore #3)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Young Gav can remember the page of a book after seeing it once, and, inexplicably, he sometimes "remembers" things that are going to happen in the future.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 2007

Award: Nebula Award

Tales from Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle #5)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

The tales of this book, as Ursula K. Le Guin writes in her introduction, explore or extend the world established by her first four Earthsea novels. Yet each stands on its own.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 2001

Award: n/a

Tehanu (Earthsea Cycle #4)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

A young prince joins forces with a master wizard on a journey to discover a cause and remedy for the loss of magic in Earthsea.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1990

Award: Nebula Award, Locus Fantasy Award

The Telling (Hainish #8)

by Ursula K. Le Guin and Virginia Kidd Agency Inc.

The Left Hand of DarknessSutty, an Observer from Earth for the interstellar Ekumen, has been assigned to a new world-a world in the grips of a stern monolithic state, the Corporation.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 2000

Award: Locus SF Award, Endeavour Award

The Tombs of Atuan (Earthsea Cycle #2)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Arha's isolated existence as high priestess in the tombs of Atuan is jarred by a thief who seeks a special treasure.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1971

Award: Newbery Silver Medal Award

Voices (Annals of the Western Shore #2)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Ansul was once a peaceful town filled with libraries, schools, and temples. But that was long ago, and the conquerors of this coastal city consider reading and writing to be acts punishable by death.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 2006

Award: n/a

The Wind's Twelve Quarters: A Story

by Ursula K. Le Guin

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her lyrical writing, rich characters, and diverse worlds.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1975

Award: n/a

A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle #1)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Originally published in 1968, Ursula K. Le Guin's A Wizard of Earthsea marks the first of the six now beloved Earthsea titles. Ged was the greatest sorcerer in Earthsea, but in his youth he was the reckless Sparrowhawk.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1968

Award: n/a

Worlds of Exile and Illusion: Rocannon's World, Planet of Exile, City of Illusions (Hainish #1, #2, #3)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

The first three books in the Hainish Cycle, a series of science fiction novels by the acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin.

Date Added: 02/06/2018


Year: 1967

Award: n/a


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