Wouldn’t it be nice to hang out on a quiet beach on some exo-planet somewhere, listening to Ursula K. Le Guin? Yes it would. Failing that, don’t forget to tune in to PBS tomorrow night for the documentary Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin, which features a trove of archival footage of the eponymous genius, along with the thoughts of Neil Gaiman, Margaret Atwood, and many more on why Le Guin is, in fact, a genius. Here’s a teaser:
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June 17, 2021
- Hanna Phifer on what it means to give a Pulitzer Prize to Darnella Frazier.
- The problems with—and solution to—the current state of Dante studies.
- Louise Kennedy and Sarah Moss discuss national identity, disappointing holidays, and art deco china.