Wrong Answers

I just finished reading Ursula K. Le Guin’s sci-fi novel The Left Hand of Darkness

I’m struck by ways that she presents gender, sexuality, and race(this book would be a fantastic example of Judith Butler’s performativity theory). Here’s one quote that still has me thinking:

“You don’t see yet, Genry, why we perfected and practiced Foretelling?”

“No–“

“To exhibit the perfect uselessness of knowing the answer to the wrong question.”

 

What do you think? Do you agree? What books are catching your fancy this week?

 

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