No time to spare: thinking about what matters
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Fowler, Karen Joy, writer of introduction.
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Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.
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215 pages ; 22 cm.
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Ursula K. Le Guin on the absurdity of denying your age: "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 breakfast: "Eating an egg from the shell takes not only practice, but resolution, even courage, possibly willingness to commit crime." Ursula K. Le Guin took readers to imaginary worlds for decades. In her last great frontier of life, old age, she explored a new literary territory: the blog, a forum where she shined. The collected best of Ursula's blog, No Time to Spare presents perfectly crystallized dispatches on what mattered to her late in life, her concerns with the world, and her wonder at it: "How rich we are in knowledge, and in all that lies around us yet to learn. Billionaires, all of us."
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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" --,Provided by publisher.
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"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"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Le Guin, U. K., & Fowler, K. J. (2017). No time to spare: thinking about what matters. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018 and Karen Joy, Fowler. 2017. No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018 and Karen Joy, Fowler, No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.

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Le Guin, Ursula K., and Karen Joy Fowler. No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. Print.

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