No time to spare: thinking about what matters

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"From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, and with an introduction by Karen Joy Fowler, a collection of thoughts--always adroit, often acerbic--on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation. Ursula K. Le Guin has taken readers to imaginary worlds for decades. Now she's in the last great frontier of life, old age, and exploring new literary territory: the blog, a forum where her voice -- sharp, witty, as compassionate as it is critical -- shines. No Time to Spare collects the best of Ursula's blog, presenting perfectly crystallized dispatches on what matters to her now, her concerns with this world, and her wonder at it. On the absurdity of denying your age, she says, "If I'm ninety and believe I'm forty-five, I'm headed for a very bad time trying to get out of the bathtub." On cultural perceptions of fantasy: "The direction of escape is toward freedom. So what is 'escapism' an accusation of? " On her new cat: "He still won't sit on a lap" --
"From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, a collection of thoughts--always adroit, often acerbic--on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation"--
Drawing on her blog, the author shares a collection of thoughts on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation.
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author2-roleLe Guin, Ursula K., 1929-Catching up, ha ha.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-Choosing a cat.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-Chosen by a cat.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-Diminished thing.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-Having my cake.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-In your spare time.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-Kids' letters.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-Readers' questions.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-Sissy strikes back.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-Would you please fucking stop?
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title_displayNo time to spare : thinking about what matters
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