October 25, 2016
5.8 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.95 pounds
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About the Author
Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018) was the first author to win both the Hugo and Nebula awards twice. She was the bestselling author of the Earthsea Cycle and the Hainish Cycle, which includes The Left Hand of Darkness. Neil Gaiman (series introduction) is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books for readers of all ages, including American Gods, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, The Graveyard Book, Coraline, and the Sandman series of graphic novels. He is Professor in the Arts at Bard College. Alex Trochut (cover designer) is an award-winning artist, graphic designer, illustrator, and typographer. He has designed for The New York Times, The Guardian, Nike, Adidas, The Rolling Stones, Coca-Cola, and Pepsi and was nominated for a 2016 Grammy Award for Best Recording Package. Born in Barcelona, Spain, he lives in Brooklyn.
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