Ursula K. Le Guin: Short Bibliography
Updated May 2010

(Major works only, principal U.S. editions only)

Novels

Novels of the Ekumen:

The Telling. Harcourt 2000; Gollancz, October 2001 [ISBN: 057507258X]

The Word for World Is Forest. Putnam 1976, Berkley 1976.

The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia. Harper & Row 1974, Avon 1975.

The Left Hand of Darkness. Walker 1969, Ace 1969, Harper & Row 1980.

City of Illusions. Ace 1967, Harper & Row 1978.

Planet of Exile. Ace 1966, Harper & Row 1978.

Rocannon’s World. Ace 1966, Harper & Row 1977

(These three reissued in one volume as Worlds of Exile and Illusion, Tor, 1998)

The Books of Earthsea:

The Other Wind. Harcourt 2001

Tales from Earthsea. Harcourt 2001

Tehanu. Atheneum 1990, Bantam 1991

The Farthest Shore. Atheneum 1972, Bantam 1975.

The Tombs of Atuan. Atheneum 1970, Bantam 1975.

A Wizard of Earthsea. Parnassus/Houghton Mifflin 1968, Ace 1970, Atheneum 1991.

The Annals of the Western Shore:

Gifts, Harcourt, September, 2004

Voices, Harcourt, September, 2006

Powers, Harcourt, September, 2007

Other Novels:

Lavinia, Harcourt, April 2008.

Always Coming Home. Harper & Row 1985, Bantam 1987, U.C. Press, 2000

The Eye of the Heron. Harper & Row 1983, Bantam 1983.

The Beginning Place. Harper & Row 1980, Bantam 1981.

Malafrena. Putnam 1979, Berkely 1980.

Very Far away from Anywhere Else. Atheneum 1976, Bantam 1978.

The Lathe of Heaven. Scribners 1971, Avon 1972, Scribners 2008.

Story Collections

Changing Planes, Harcourt, 2003, Mythopoeic Society Award nomination, 2004.

The Birthday of the World, HarperCollins 2002.

Unlocking the Air. Harper Collins 1996

Four Ways to Forgiveness. Harper Prism 1995, pb 1996

A Fisherman of the Inland Sea. Harper Prism 1994. pb 1995

Searoad. HarperCollins 1991, pb.1992

Buffalo Gals. Capra 1987, NAL 1988

The Compass Rose. Underwood-Miller 1982, Harper & Row 1982, Bantam 1983

Orsinian Tales. Harper & Row 1976, Bantam 1977

The Wind’s Twelve Quarters. Harper & Row 1975, Bantam 1976.

Poetry

Incredible Good Fortune, Shambhala 2006

Sixty Odd, Shambhala, 1999

Going out with Peacocks. HarperCollins 1994

Blue Moon over Thurman Street, w. Roger Dorband, NewSage 1993

Wild Oats and Fireweed. Harper & Row 1988

Hard Words. Harper & Row 1981

Wild Angels. Capra 1974.

Translations

Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral, U. of New Mexico Press, 2003

Kalpa Imperial, by Angelica Gorodischer, Small Beer Press, 2003

The Twins, The Dream/Las Gemelas, El Sueno, with Diana Bellessi. translation. Arte Publico Press 1997, Ed. Norma 1998

Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: Book About The Way and the Power of the Way. translation. Shambhala. 1997, October 2009 (New edition includes two CDs. Music by Todd Barton.)

Criticism

Cheek by Jowl. Aqueduct, 2009

The Wave in the Mind, Shambhala, 2004

Steering the Craft. Eighth Mountain 1998

The Language of the Night (revised ed.). HarperCollins 1992

Dancing at the Edge of the World. Grove 1989

Books for Children

The Catwings Books (1988-1999)

Catwings. Orchard.

Catwings Return. Orchard.

Wonderful Alexander and the Catwings. Orchard.

Jane on her Own. Orchard.

Other Books for Children

Cat Dreams. Scholastic 2010

Tom Mouse (illus J. Downing). Roaring Brook 2002

A Ride on the Red Mare’s Back (illus. J. Downing). Orchard 1992, pb 1993

Fish Soup (illus. P. Wynne). Atheneum 1992

Fire and Stone (illus. L. Marshall). Atheneum 1989

A Visit from Dr. Katz (illus. A. Barrow). Atheneum 1988

Solomon Leviathan (illus. A, Austin). Philomel 1988

Cobbler’s Rune (illus. A. Austin). Cheap Street 1983

Leese Webster (illus. James Brunsman). Atheneum 1979

Anthologies Edited

The Norton Book of Science Fiction w. Brian Attebery, Karen Fowler. Norton 1993

Edges -w. Virginia Kidd. Pocket Books 1980

Interfaces -w. Virginia Kidd. Grosset & Dunlap/Ace 1980.

Nebula Award Stories XI. Harper & Row 1977.

Screenplay in Book Format

King Dog. Capra 1985

Chapbooks

The Art of Bunditsu. Ygor & Buntho Make Books Press 1993

Findings. Ox Head 1992

No Boats. Ygor & Buntho Make Books Press 1992

A Winter Solstice Ritual for the Pacific Northwest, with Vonda N. McIntyre. Ygor & Buntho 1991

In the Red Zone, with Henk Pander. Lord John 1983

Tillai and Tylissos, with Theodora Kroeber. Red Bull 1979

Walking in Cornwall. n.p. 1976. Reprinted, Crescent Moon, 2008

The Water Is Wide. Portland: Pendragon Press, 1976, ISBN 0-914010-03-4.

Audio Recordings

A Wizard of Earthsea
Audio CD
Fantastic Audio
March 2003
Unabridged; read by UKL and Harlan Ellison

A Wizard of Earthsea
Audio cassette
Recorded Books
March 1992, March 1997

A Wizard of Earthsea
Audio CD, Audiobook
Craftsman Audio Books [UK]
March 6, 2006
Unabridged

A Wizard of Earthsea
Audio cassette
Ulverscroft Large Print Books, Limited
February 1997

The Tombs of Atuan
Audio cassette, Audio CD, Audio download (audible.com)
Fantastic Audio
July 2002
Unabridged

The Tombs of Atuan
Audio cassette
Recorded Books
July 1994

The Tombs of Atuan
Audio cassette
Literate Ear
December 1992

The Farthest Shore
Audio cassette
Fantastic Audio
April 2003
Unabridged

The Farthest Shore
Audio cassette
Recorded Books
1994, July 1995
Unabridged

The Farthest Shore
Audio cassette
Literate Ear
June 1991, June 1993

Tales from Earthsea
Audio cassette
Audio Literature
September 9, 2001
Unabridged

The Other Wind
Audio cassette, audio download (audible.com)
Audio Literature
September 9, 2001
Unabridged

Gifts
Audio cassette, Audio CD audio download, (audible.com)
Recorded Books
2004
Unabridged

Voices
Audio cassette, Audio CD Audio download, (audible.com)
Recorded Books
2006 (forthcoming)
Unabridged

Powers
Audio cassette, Audio CD Audio download, (audible.com)
Recorded Books
2007 (forthcoming)
Unabridged

The Beginning Place
Audio cassette
Recorded Books
1991, February 1999
Unabridged

Changing Planes
Audio cassette, Audio CD, Audio download (audible.com)
New Millennium
December 2003, June 2004
Unabridged

The Word for World Is Forest
Audio cassette
Book of the Road Audio
December 1985

Rocannon’s World
Audio cassette, Audio CD
Audio Literature
March 10, 2005
Unabridged

Planet of Exile
Audio cassette, Audio CD
Audio Literature
April 10, 2005
Abridged/Unabridged

City of Illusions
Audio cassette, Audio CD
Audio Literature
May 10, 2005
Abridged/Unabridged

Worlds of Exile and Illusion:
Three Complete Novels of the Hanish Series in One Volume
Audio cassette, audio CD
Audio Literature
June 10, 2005
Abridged/Unabridged

The Left Hand of Darkness
Audio cassette
Books on Tape
January 1969, April 1, 1987

The Lathe of Heaven
Audio cassette, Audio CD
Blackstone Audiobooks
April 1998
Unabridged

The Lathe of Heaven
Audio cassette
Reef Audio
February 1999

Always Coming Home (Music And Poetry of the Kesh)
Audio cassette or CD
Valley Productions
1985 (in print, 2006) Performed by the author, Todd Barton, and ensemble

The Birthday of the World and Other Stories
Audio cassette, audio download (audible.com)
Fantastic Audio
July 2002
Unabridged

Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching
Audio cassette
Shambhala Lion Editons
April 1998
Unabridged; read by UKL

"The Bones of the Earth"
The Hugo Nominees 2002
Audio CD
Frequency Publishing
September 2002
Anthology

"Intracom" and "Gwilan’s Harp"
Audio cassette
Caedmon Audio Cassette
June 1980, May 1992
Unabridged

"Nine Lives" The Best of Playboy Fiction, Vol. 5
Audio Cassette
Brilliance audio
July 1997
Anthology

"The Phoenix" and "Introducing Myself"
Audio cassette
LodeStone Media
October 26, 1995
Unabridged; UKL reads “Introducing Myself”; back to back with Gish Jen’s “The Water Faucet Vision”

“The Shobies’ Story”
Great Science Fiction Stories
Audio cassette
Audiotext
January 1998

"Vaster Than Empires and More Slow"
(2000x Tales of The Next Millennium)
Audio download (audible.com)
The Hollywood Theater of the Ear

Collaborations with Composers

Uses of Music in Uttermost Parts
(music by Elinor Armer, poems by and read by UKL)
Koch 1996

Rigel Nine: An Opera
(libretto by UKL, music by David Bedford).
Charisma (London) 1985

See also, above:

Always Coming Home: Music and Poetry of the Kesh
(music by Todd Barton)

Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching
(improvised accompaniment by Todd Barton)
New Shambhala edition, October 2009, includes two CDs.


Publications information including online excerpts

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Bookshelf at Powell’s Bookstore

List of Major Titles [Printer-friendly PDF, 100Kb]


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