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Margaret Atwood

MARGARET ATWOOD is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. She has won the Booker Prize, the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Imagination in Service to Society, the Franz Kafka Prize, the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. She lives in Toronto, Canada.

The Unburnable Book: Margaret Atwood’s THE HANDMAID'S TALE

The Handmaid’s Tale: Margaret Atwood and showrunner Bruce Miller (full panel) | BookCon 2017

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The Unburnable Book: Margaret Atwood’s THE HANDMAID'S TALE

The Handmaid’s Tale: Margaret Atwood and showrunner Bruce Miller (full panel) | BookCon 2017

Videos from the 2024 First-Year Experience® Conference are now available

We’re pleased to share videos from the 2024 First-Year Experience® Conference. Whether you weren’t able to join us at the conference or would simply like to hear the talks again, please take a moment to view the clips below.   Penguin Random House Author Breakfast Monday, February 19th, 7:15 – 8:45 am PST This event

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New Audiences for THE HANDMAID’S TALE

More than thirty years after its original publication, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel set in a frightening America of the near future where women-function only in the strictly defined roles assigned to them by men, remains unnervingly resonant to our current cultural conversation. The book as a result has returned to the bestseller list. Atwood has written a new introduction to the

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