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Ursula K. Le Guin talks about the dangers to literature and what can be done

Ursula K. Le Guin was honored at the National Book Awards November 20, 2014, and gave a speech about the dangers to literature and how they can be stopped. Le Guin received wide recognition for her novel The Left Hand of Darkness, which won the Hugo and Nebula awards in 1970. Her subsequent novel The Dispossessed made her the first person to win both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Novel twice for the same two books. Thank you Neil, and to the givers of this beautiful reward, my thanks from the heart. My family, my agent, editors, know that my being here is their doing as well as mine, and that the beautiful reward is theirs as much […]