The Resource No time to spare : thinking about what matters, Ursula K. Le Guin ; introduction by Karen Joy Fowler

No time to spare : thinking about what matters, Ursula K. Le Guin ; introduction by Karen Joy Fowler

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No time to spare : thinking about what matters
Title
No time to spare
Title remainder
thinking about what matters
Statement of responsibility
Ursula K. Le Guin ; introduction by Karen Joy Fowler
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "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"--
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1929-2018
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Le Guin, Ursula K.
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E42
LC item number
.A6 2017
Literary form
essays
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fowler, Karen Joy
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  • Aging
  • Old age
  • Literature
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
  • Aging
  • Civilization
  • Literature
  • Old age
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
No time to spare : thinking about what matters, Ursula K. Le Guin ; introduction by Karen Joy Fowler
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Going over eighty. In your spare time ; The sissy strikes back ; The diminished thing ; Catching up, ha ha -- The Annals of Pard. Choosing a cat ; Chosen by a cat -- Part two: The lit biz. Would you please fucking stop? ; Readers' questions ; Kids' letters ; Having my cake ; Papa H ; A much-needed literary award ; TGAN and TGOW ; TGAN again ; The narrative gift as a moral conundrum ; It doesn't have to be the way it is ; Utopiyin, utopiyang -- The Annals of Pard. The trouble ; Pard and the time machine -- Part three: Trying to make sense of it. A band of brothers, a stream of sisters ; Exorcists ; Uniforms ; Clinging desperately to a metaphor ; Lying it all away ; The inner child and the nude politician ; A modest proposal: vegempathy ; Belief in belief ; About anger -- The Annals of Pard. An unfinished education ; An unfinished education, continued ; Doggerel for my cat -- Part four: Rewards. The circling stars, the sea surrounding : Philip Glass and John Luther Adams ; Rehearsal ; Someone named Delores ; Without egg ; Notre-Dame de la Faim ; The tree ; The horsies upstairs ; First contact ; The lynx ; Notes from a week at a ranch in the Oregon high desert
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xx, 215 pages
Isbn
9781328661593
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017019808
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)967057463
  • 1675724
  • (OCoLC)ocn967057463
  • 1675724
Label
No time to spare : thinking about what matters, Ursula K. Le Guin ; introduction by Karen Joy Fowler
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Going over eighty. In your spare time ; The sissy strikes back ; The diminished thing ; Catching up, ha ha -- The Annals of Pard. Choosing a cat ; Chosen by a cat -- Part two: The lit biz. Would you please fucking stop? ; Readers' questions ; Kids' letters ; Having my cake ; Papa H ; A much-needed literary award ; TGAN and TGOW ; TGAN again ; The narrative gift as a moral conundrum ; It doesn't have to be the way it is ; Utopiyin, utopiyang -- The Annals of Pard. The trouble ; Pard and the time machine -- Part three: Trying to make sense of it. A band of brothers, a stream of sisters ; Exorcists ; Uniforms ; Clinging desperately to a metaphor ; Lying it all away ; The inner child and the nude politician ; A modest proposal: vegempathy ; Belief in belief ; About anger -- The Annals of Pard. An unfinished education ; An unfinished education, continued ; Doggerel for my cat -- Part four: Rewards. The circling stars, the sea surrounding : Philip Glass and John Luther Adams ; Rehearsal ; Someone named Delores ; Without egg ; Notre-Dame de la Faim ; The tree ; The horsies upstairs ; First contact ; The lynx ; Notes from a week at a ranch in the Oregon high desert
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xx, 215 pages
Isbn
9781328661593
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017019808
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)967057463
  • 1675724
  • (OCoLC)ocn967057463
  • 1675724

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