The Birthday Of The World: And Other Stories by Ursula K. Le GuinThe Birthday Of The World: And Other Stories by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Birthday Of The World: And Other Stories

byUrsula K. Le Guin

Paperback | March 4, 2003

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 100 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, five Hugo Awards and five Nebula Awards, the renowned writer Ursula K. Le Guin has, in each story and novel, created a provocative, ever-evolving universe filled with diverse worlds and rich characters reminiscent of our earthly selves. Now, in The Birthday of the World, this gifted artist returns to these worlds in eight brilliant short works, including a never-before-published novella, each of which probes the essence of humanity.

Ursula K. Le Guin is the author of more than one hundred short stories, two collections of essays, four volumes of poetry, and nineteen novels. Her best-known fantasy works, the Earthsea books, have sold millions of copies in America and England, and have been translated into sixteen languages. Her first major work of science fiction, ...
Title:The Birthday Of The World: And Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackPublished:March 4, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060509066

ISBN - 13:9780060509064

Look for similar items by category:


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Liked it Very good. I liked the plot and the characters.
Date published: 2017-07-13

Editorial Reviews

"Strong work from a master storyteller; highly recommended."