By Ursula K. Le Guin

Sign up for Ursula okay. Le Guin as she explores a huge array of topics, starting from Tolstoy, Twain, and Tolkien to women's footwear, good looks, and relations existence. along with her regular wit, intelligence, and literary craftsmanship, she bargains a various and hugely attractive set of readings. The Wave within the brain comprises a few of Le Guin's best literary feedback, infrequent autobiographical writings, functionality artwork items, and, such a lot centrally, her reflections at the arts of writing and studying.

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She was Lady. She was Lady. 34 FluffY the Cat. FluffY the Cat. There never was a cat like FluffY. Do you remember when FluffY was puking and shitting the same color as that brocolli you're eating right now? In fact, this cat loved me so much that when her shit got stuck and I had to pull it out with chopsticks and ice prongs, she let me do it. 'Cause she's FluffY. And it was a piece ofbrocolli stuck in her. Then we found out she was eating her vomit off the avocado shag carpeting. Oh, FluffY. We resuscitated the bird.

And IBM never gave me a break. These companies didn't help me when I was eating out of cans. These companies didn't help me when my father shot himself 'cause he was in debt and the IRS took our house away. No, these companies didn't care about me. No. But you were there for me. You were always there for me. You were always there for me. And I'll always be there for you. Like you were there for me. We will always be there for each other. 43 9I10 ,£,5 FRbM A HY1JTeRlcrtL FtEMAL-~ QUOTES FROM A HYSTERICAL FEMALE SUSHI PARTY The Women Entertain the Average Ass Man How long have you been attached to your misery?

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