Ursula K. Le Guin was a fantasy and science fiction writer. She passed away this past January and would have celebrated her 89th birthday on October 21st.
She is most famously known for her works, the Earthsea series, The Left Hand of Darkness, Lavinia, and The Dispossessed.
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“My childhood reading had a huge impact on me, and I think in many ways set me on a course to work in publishing…Part of the joy of the nighttime reading ritual was selecting and discussing the books with Mom. So it was when I was very little that I started to understand the pleasure that comes not just from reading books, but also from choosing them and talking about them. And that’s really what publishers do – find and spread the word about books they love.”
-Will Schwalbe, from an interview on BookRiot.com. Click here to read the rest of Schwalbe’s interview. He is the author of End of Your Life Book Club, and former SVP and Editor in Chief of Hyperion Books.
“Tape the sound of friends laughing together. Save it for rainy day.”
–Yoko Ono, artist, anti-war activist, wife of The Beatles singer, John Lennon.
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“A book is a gift you can open again and again.”
-Garrison Keillor, author, and radio host of the Minnesota Public Radio show, “A Prairie Home Companion”