Kindle Spotlight: Ursula K. Le Guin

On, Jo Walton’s re-reading series has been a blast, revisiting older science fiction and fantasy literature with a practiced eye.

Here she talks about Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Dispossessed:

The Dispossessed has the subtitle “an ambiguous utopia” and I think its strength lies in Le Guin’s clear-eyed acknowledgment of that ambiguity.


The Dispossessed is available in the Kindle store.

But what about her other works, like Left Hand of Darkness, also set in the same “Hainish” universe, or the Earthsea series?

As of this writing, unfortunately, there isn’t a lot of Le Guin in the Kindle store. These days, new books are more and more often released side by side with the Kindle edition. Somewhat older books are slowly migrating onto the Kindle, and none of Le Guin’s have yet expired copyright, so you won’t find her stuff through Feedbooks or

But here’s what you will find in the Kindle store (and yes, along with the Fictionwise and Mobipocket stores):