Ursula K. Le Guin Audiobooks Collection – 32 Unabridged Books


Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (born October 21, 1929) is an American author of novels, children’s books, and short stories, mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction. She has also written poetry and essays.
First published in the 1960s, her work has often depicted futuristic or imaginary worlds alternative to our own in politics, environment, gender, religion, sexuality and ethnography. She is influenced by central figures of Western literature, including feminist writers like Virginia Woolf, by modern fantasy and science fiction writers, by Norse mythology, and by books from the Eastern tradition such as the Tao Te Ching.
In turn, she has influenced Booker prize winners and other writers, such as Salman Rushdie and David Mitchell- and notable futurism and fantasy writers like Neil Gaiman and Iain Banks. She has won the Hugo Award, Nebula Award, Locus Award, and World Fantasy Award several times each.
She was born Ursula Kroeber, and raised in Berkeley, California, the daughter of anthropologist Alfred L. Kroeber and writer Theodora Kroeber. In 1901, Le Guin’s father earned the first Ph.D. in anthropology in the United States from Columbia University and went on to found the second department, at the University of California, Berkeley. Theodora Kroeber’s biography of her husband, Alfred Kroeber: A Personal Configuration, is a good source for Le Guin’s early years and for the biographical elements in her late works, especially her interest in social anthropology. She attended Berkeley High School with science fiction writer Philip K. Dick.
Le Guin received her B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa) from Radcliffe College in 1951, and M.A. from Columbia University in 1952. She later studied in France, where she met her husband, the historian Charles Le Guin. They married in 1953.
She became interested in literature at a young age. At the age of eleven, she submitted her first story to the magazine Astounding Science Fiction. It was rejected. Her earliest writings, some of which she adapted in Orsinian Tales and Malafrena, were non-fantastic stories of imaginary countries. Searching for a way to express her interests, she returned to her early interest in science fiction, and in the early 1960s her work began to be published regularly. She received wide recognition for her novel The Left Hand of Darkness, which won the Hugo and Nebula awards in 1970. Her subsequent novel The Dispossessed made her the first person to win both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Novel twice for the same two books.

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Earthsea Cycle series

Ursula K. Le Guin – A Wizard Of Earthsea (read by Harlan Ellison)
Ursula K. Le Guin – The Tombs Of Atuan (read by Gabrielle DeCuir and Ursula K. Le Guin)
Ursula K. Le Guin – The Farthest Shore (read by Ursula K. Le Guin and Scott Brick)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Tehanu (read by Robert Burns)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Tales From Earthsea (read by Scott Brick, Gabrielle DeCuir, Amanda Karr, Rudnicki and Ursula K. Le Guin)
Ursula K. Le Guin – The Other Wind (read by Scott Brick, Gabrielle DeCuir, Harlan Ellison, Robert Foxworth, and Jean Smart)

Hainish Cycle series

Ursula K. Le Guin – The Dispossessed (read by Don Leslie)
Ursula K. Le Guin – The Word For The World Is Forest (read by Kevin Pariseau)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Rocannon’s World (read by Stefan Rudnicki)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Planet Of Exile (read by Patricia)
Ursula K. Le Guin – City Of Illusions (read by Stefan Rudnicki)
Ursula K. Le Guin – The Left Hand Of Darkness (read by Ruth Stokesberry)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Four Ways To Forgiveness (read by Yvonne Fair Tessler)
Ursula K. Le Guin – A Fisherman Of The Inland (read by Ted Stoddard)
Ursula K. Le Guin – The Telling (read by Gabra Zackman)
Ursula K. Le Guin – The Birthday Of The World (read by Ursula K. Le Guin, David Birney, Scott Brick, Gabrielle DeCuir, Harlan Ellison, Amanda Carr, Stu Levin and Stefan Rudnicki)

Annals of the Western Shore series

Ursula K. Le Guin – Gifts (read by Jim Colby)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Voices (read by Melanie Martinez)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Powers (read by Andy Paris)

Catwings series

Ursula K. Le Guin – Catwings (read by Ursula K. Le Guin)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Catwings Return (read by Ursula K. Le Guin)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Wonderful Alexander And The Catwings (read by Ursula K. Le Guin)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Jane On Her Own (read by Ursula K. Le Guin)

The Wind’s Twelve Quarters series

Ursula K. Le Guin – The Wind’s Twelve Quarters (read by Patricia Beaudry)

The Unreal and the Real series

Ursula K. Le Guin – The Unreal And The Real Volume I (read by Tandy Cronyn)
Ursula K. Le Guin – The Unreal And The Real Volume II (read by Tandy Cronyn)


Ursula K. Le Guin – The Lathe Of Heaven (read by Susan O’Malley)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Lavinia (read by Alyssa Bresnahan)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Changing Planes (read by Gabrielle DeCuir)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Always Coming Home (read by ???)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Searoad (read by Mara Swanson)
Ursula K. Le Guin – Malafrena (read by Robert Gladwell)

Earthsea Cycle series

Hainish Cycle series

Annals of the Western Shore series

Catwings series

The Wind’s Twelve Quarters series

The Unreal and the Real series