"Life loves to know itself, out to its furthest limits; to embrace complexity is its delight. Our difference is our beauty. All these worlds and the various forms and ways of the minds and lives and bodies on them -- together they would make a splendid harmony."Wouldn't you love to wave that on a poster at your nearest political rally?
Saturday, July 30, 2016
A Wonderful Short Story Collection
While on vacation at the beach, I took along Ursula K. Le Guin's collection of early short stories entitled The Wind's Twelve Quarters. What a terrific book! It was fun for me to see how she developed as a writer, and how she became the fearless, highly inventive novelist of her later years. It's definitely worth reading. Here's a marvelous quote from "Winter's King":