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📚 Reading Group: The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin

June 29, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A paperback copy of the novel 'The Dispossessed' by Ursula K. Le Guin sits on a stack of books at Iffy Books, with the following text overlaid on green boxes: June reading group! Weds 6/29 at 7 PM

Ursula K Le Guin’s The Dispossessed is a thought experiment in anarchist practice, a meditation on individual relationships as a model for political action, a treatise on the philosophy and physics of time, a climate change novel, and so full of other things that it didn’t have room for the communal pickle barrels.*

Join us on Wednesday, June 29th at 7:00 PM at the bookstore for the first meeting of the Iffy Books reading group, featuring The Dispossessed. Stop by the shop ahead of time to pick up a copy, available for $8.99.

Discussion hosted by Joshua Kopin.


Q: If you could make a change to anything you’ve written over the years, what would it be? / A: In The Dispossessed, I would mention the communal pickle barrels at street corners in the big towns, restocked by whoever in the community has made or kept more pickles than they need. I knew about the free pickles all along, but never could fit them into the book.

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June 29, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.)
319 N. 11th St. #2I
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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