Tag Archives: Ursula LeGuin

Ursula K. Le Guin: the Masterworks

If you were to draw a Venn diagram of Science Fiction & Fantasy authors** whose brilliance is acknowledged by critics and readers within the SF field and by critics and readers within the Literary community, you would not require an … Continue reading

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Celebrating Ursula K. Le Guin

We are, over the next few weeks, going to be celebrating the great Ursula K. Le Guin. Why?  Well, why not? She is a giant of modern literature – both within genre and without – and she’s won a staggering … Continue reading

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Ursula K. LeGuin’s Orsinia

Over at the TLS, the always insightful Roz Kaveney looks at The Library of America’s new edition of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Orsinia, which collectes the stories in Orsinian Tales and the novel Malafrena – all set in Le Guin’s … Continue reading

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The Daily Dot’s Best Nine Fantasy Series

In September last year, The Daily Dot published an article of interest to Gateway readers (yes, we know we’re late picking up on this. Sorry – we were distracted!). Headlined ‘The 9 Best Fantasy Book Series‘ with the subheadline ‘If … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ursula K. Le Guin!

One of modern literature’s greatest writers celebrates her birthday, today: one of the most lyrical, insightful, imaginative and important authors the SFF field has ever produced, a writer equally fêted by the literary establishment and the SFF community, a writer … Continue reading

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Masterworks Spotlight: Always Coming Home

Neglected masterpiece. Unsung classic. Unjustly-overlooked genius. We live in a time of ridiculous hyperbole. A time when terms such as ‘classic’, ‘brilliant’ and ‘genius’ have become so overused as to be almost meaningless. A time when films garner four stars … Continue reading

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New Title Spotlight: Rocannon’s World

We are delighted to present, for the first time in eBook, the great Ursula K. Le Guin’s first novel: Rocannon’s World. Earth-scientist Rocannon has been leading an ethnological survey on a remote world populated by three native races: the cavern-dwelling … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ursula Le Guin!

On this day, eighty-six years ago, Ursula Kroeber Le Guin was born. We’re not sure whether she’s celebrating the event, but we certainly are! Apart from being one of the most lyrical, insightful, imaginative and important authors the SFF field … Continue reading

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Now in eBook: The Dispossessed!

If you had really good news and were so excited that you couldn’t stop talking about it, we’d forgive you a certain amount of repetition. Honest.  And in that same spirit of generosity, we’re sure you won’t mind us mentioning … Continue reading

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Now Complete: Earthsea

We are delighted to announce that the second three books in multi-award-winning Grand Master, Ursula K. Le Guin‘s acclaimed Earthsea Cycle are now available! We published the first three books in April – to coincide with the first episode of … Continue reading

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