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Ursula K. Le Guin Draws Spotlight At National Book Awards

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:50 p.m.

THURSDAY: The legendary Northwest author delivered an impassioned speech last night at the National Book Awards, where she received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

Putting The Left Hand Of Darkness On Stage

May 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking 1969 science fiction novel is being staged by Hand2mouth Theatre and Portland Playhouse. 

Amped: A Technological Revolution

July 02, 2012 9:40 a.m.

What if the development of technology led to a stronger human race?

Blueprints of the Afterlife

Jan. 24, 2012 9:30 a.m.

Sentient icebergs, a biological internet, and a full-scale replica of Manhattan in Puget Sound all play a role in Ryan Boudinot's rollicking, post-apocalyptic novel Blueprints of the Afterlife.

Northwest Passages: William Gibson

Sept. 14, 2010 9 a.m.

Legendary sci-fi writer William Gibson's latest book is Zero History. He lives in Vancouver, BC.

Northwest Passages: Ursula K. Le Guin

April 29, 2010 9 a.m.

Iconic Oregon writer Ursula K. Le Guin reflects on her decades of work and her fight with Google.

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