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Unlocking the Air and Other Stories

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Unlocking the Air and Other Stories

Unlocking the Air and Other Stories
First edition
Author Ursula K. Le Guin
Country United States
Language English
Publisher HarperCollins (hardback)
December 6, 1996
Media type book
Pages 224 pp
OCLC 33043324

Unlocking the Air and Other Stories is a 1996 collection of short stories by Ursula K. Le Guin. Like Searoad and Orsinian Tales, most of the included stories are neither science fiction nor fantasy.


  • "Half Past Four" (1987, The New Yorker)
  • "The Professor's Houses" (1982, The New Yorker)
  • "Ruby on the 67"
  • "Limberlost" (1989, Michigan Quarterly Review)
  • "The Creatures on My Mind" (1990, Harper's)
  • "Standing Ground" (1992, Ms.)
  • "The Spoons in the Basement" (1982, The New Yorker)
  • "Sunday in Summer in Seatown" (1995, Thirteenth Moon)
  • "In the Drought" (1993, Xanadu II)
  • "Ether, OR" (1995, Asimov's Science Fiction)
  • "Unlocking the Air" (1990, Playboy)
  • "A Child Bride" (1987, Terry's Universe, as "Kore 87")
  • "Climbing to the Moon" (1992, American Short Fiction)
  • "Daddy's Big Girl" (1987, Omni)
  • "Findings" (1992, Ox Head Press chapbook)
  • "Olders" (1995, Omni)
  • "The Wise Woman" (1995, The Sound of Writing (broadcast))
  • "The Poacher" (1992, Xanadu)

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