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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" --

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Bristol Library 814 LEG (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52134300039421
Available
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Geneva Public Library LE GUIN (Text)
First Floor New Books
52118300883565
Available
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Gorham Free Library 814.54 LE GUIN (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52119300169799
Available
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Macedon Public Library FIC LEG (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52121300598613
Checked out
05/09/2018
Naples Library 814.54 LEGUIN (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52124300319741
Checked out
05/15/2018

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