Born in California, Ursula K. Le Guin is the author of over twenty books. She is the recipient of numerous awards such as the Hugo and Nebula awards for her science fiction. Ms. Le Guin lives in Portland, Oregon.
Conversations at Night
The Road East
Brothers and Sisters
A Week in the Country
An die Musik
The Lady of Moge
A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1976 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.
Grateful acknowledgment is made for permission to reprint the following:
The Barrow first appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1976.
Brothers and Sisters first appeared in The Little Magazine, Vol. 10, Nos. 1 & 2, Summer 1976.
A Week in the Country first appeared in The Little Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 4, Spring 1976.
An die Musik first appeared in The Western Humanities Review, Vol. XV, No. 3, Summer 1961.
Imaginary Countries first appeared in the Harvard Advocate.
First HarperPaperbacks printing: May 1991