Video: The Ursula LeGuin Speech

Ursula LeGuin, writer and revolutionary, died on Monday, 22 January, at age 88. She died at home in Portland, Oregon. Here are a couple of wonderful reflections about her life and farther below is the remarkable address she gave at the National Book Award ceremony in 2014.

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Ursula LeGuin’s understated, radical address at the National Book Award ceremony this week on the commodification of literature. What is the nature of freedom?

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