Review “Always Coming Home” by Ursula Le Guin (1985).

“Always Coming Home” is something a little different. Rather than being a single narrative, it is comprised of many different parts, stories, poems, articles, even recipes. All of these serve to illustrate a culture, created by the author, of a future America. The main people described in the story are based in California, but it…

Encounters with Ursula Le Guin

This week the author Ursula Le Guin passed away at the age of 88. As one of my favourite authors from a very young age, I wanted to write a tribute to her work, and how it has impacted me over the years. Unlike many fans, my first encounter was not with the Earthsea trilogy,…