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Exclusive eBook Deal! Get Ursula K. LeGuin’s THE LATHE OF HEAVEN for Only $4.99!

Longtime SF Signal readers may recall how much I loved Ursula K. LeGuin’s The Lathe of Heaven. That’s why I’m excited that Diversion books is making the novel available as an ebook. Even better: they are offering the following deal available exclusively to SF Signal readers….

For a limited time, starting today, you can get the eBook version of Ursula K. LeGuin’s The Lathe of Heaven for only $4.99. That’s 38% off the normal $7.99 list price.

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KICKSTARTER: “The Lathe of Heaven” Theater Project

Edward Einhorn and Untitled Theater Company #61 are bringing Ursula K. Le Guin’s classic (and awesome) science fiction novel The Lathe of Heaven to the stage next month. The plan is to use multiple methods of storytelling, including video and operatic songs. To enhance this experience, they are seeking funding via Kickstarter.

The production has been authorized by Ms. Le Guin’s herself, and the Kickstarter page offers a recent interview with her.

Here’s some more information, plus the video.
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BOOK REVIEW: The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. LeGuin

REVIEW SUMMARY: A thought-provoking classic.


BRIEF SYNOPSIS: George Orr, a man who can alter reality with his dreams, is manipulated by Dr. Haber, a dream specialist.

PROS: Awesome premise; excellent characterizations; great writing.
CONS: None, really, though I was frustrated that this Omnipotent Reader couldn’t figure out a way for George to solve his problems.
BOTTOM LINE: An excellent, thought-provoking classic.

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