Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Ursula K. Le Guin's six favorite timeless novels

Ursula K. Le Guin is America's reigning queen of literary science fiction. Her new essay collection is No Time to Spare. One of the author's six favorite timeless novels, as shared at The Week magazine:
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell

Gaskell's first novel, the tale of a working-class girl in Manchester during the Industrial Revolution, probably isn't her best, but I've not yet got through it without tears. It's so alive with indignation, sympathy, and compassion.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue