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Le Guin at the National Book Awards
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gallyangel
Posted 2014-11-24 3:55 AM (#8914)
Subject: Le Guin at the National Book Awards



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Did anyone here see that speech?

http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-national-book-awar...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Et9Nf-rsALk

Powerful stuff from one of our best.
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Posted 2014-11-24 8:06 AM (#8916 - in reply to #8914)
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I saw the headline for it but have not watched it yet.  I'll try to get to it at lunch today.
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Posted 2014-11-24 9:34 AM (#8919 - in reply to #8914)
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I love her. Her conversations with Margaret Atwood where Atwood tries to wriggle away from being labelled an SF author and Le Guin pins her with common sense are most amusing.
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