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Ursula Le Guin, Science Fiction Author

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 29 January 2011

Author Ursula Le Guin gives Owen Bennett Jones a lesson in science fiction and talks about how her work has been influenced by anthropology and Taoism.

She also tells the story of Ishi, a Native American who escaped the massacre of his tribe.

  • Ursula Le Guin (photo by Eileen Gunn)

    Ursula Le Guin (photo by Eileen Gunn)

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