Words Are My Matter: Writings About Life and Books, 2000-2016, with a Journal of a Writer’s Week

By Ursula K. Le Guin
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13.29 Hours 02/20/2018 unabridged
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Words Are My Matter collects talks, essays, introductions to beloved books, and book reviews by Ursula K. Le Guin, one of our foremost public literary intellectuals. Words Are My Matter is essential listening. It is a manual for investigating the depth and breadth of contemporary fiction—and, through the lens of deep considerations of contemporary writing, a way of exploring the world we are all living in.

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Words Are My Matter collects talks, essays, introductions to beloved books, and book reviews by Ursula K. Le Guin, one of our foremost public literary intellectuals. Words Are My Matter is essential listening. It is a manual for investigating the depth and breadth of contemporary fiction—and, through the lens of deep considerations of contemporary writing, a way of exploring the world we are all living in.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“What [Le Guin] says of poetry—‘Its primary job is simply to find the words that give it its right, true shape’—might well be said of all the shapely pieces in this generous, edifying, and invaluable collection.” Booklist (starred review)

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Author Bio: Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018) was widely recognized as one of the greatest science fiction writers in the history of the genre. She won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards on several occasions, as well as many other honors and prizes.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 13.29
Audience: Adult
Language: English