Margaret Atwood

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Future Library opens secret archive of unseen texts in Oslo
David Mitchell, Sjón, Tsitsi Dangarembga and Karl Ove Knausgård join inaugural celebration of project housing works that will remain unseen until 2114

Rosie Goldsmith

14, Jun, 2022 @2:51 PM

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Digested week: Queen’s absence makes this republican’s heart grow fonder | Emma Brockes
With bad news all around, it was hard not to smile when the monarch, cheerful in pink, visited Chelsea flower show

Emma Brockes

27, May, 2022 @9:52 AM

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Atwood responds to book bans with ‘unburnable’ edition of Handmaid’s Tale
Auction of fire-resistant edition comes ahead of an expected US supreme court ruling reversing the right to abortion

Martin Pengelly in New York

24, May, 2022 @2:52 PM

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The Handmaid’s Tale review – ENO’s production of Atwood’s dystopia is chilling but slow to convince
Poul Ruder’s opera is at its most effective in its quietest moments, with the all-female production boasting strong performances from leads Emma Bell and Kate Lindsey

Erica Jeal

10, Apr, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Top 10 novels about toxic friendships | Charlotte Northedge
Complex attachments mixing intimacy and deception can decide whole lives, and have inspired novelists from William Thackeray to Elena Ferrante

Charlotte Northedge

16, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Burning Questions by Margaret Atwood review – wisdom and wonder
The novelist is frank, excellent company in her third volume of essays, covering the Obama years, #MeToo and Covid

Shahidha Bari

03, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Margaret Atwood joins writers condemning Russian invasion of Ukraine
The author was among more than 1,000 signatories to an open letter by PEN International saying there ‘can be no free and safe Europe without a free and independent Ukraine’

Alison Flood

28, Feb, 2022 @4:17 PM

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Writers stand united in a call for peace | Letter
Letter: Signatories from PEN International call for an end to the violence unleashed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine


27, Feb, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Burning Questions: Essays and Occasional Pieces 2004-2021 by Margaret Atwood – review
Whether reflecting on pet preoccupations or the pressing issues of the day, the novelist remains a bold and fascinating thinker

Stephanie Merritt

27, Feb, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Ideas to change the world: Margaret Atwood talks to seven visionaries fighting for a brighter future
The author’s hand-picked panel share their ideas on music, mushrooms, zombies and more

Hadley Freeman

19, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Margaret Atwood on feminism, culture wars and speaking her mind: ‘I’m very willing to listen, but not to be scammed’
At 82, the Canadian author has seen it all - and her novels predicted most of it. Just don’t presume you know what she thinks

Hadley Freeman

19, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Guardian view on prescience in novels: reading the future | Editorial
Editorial: Literature can be surprisingly accurate in predicting what lies ahead


30, Jan, 2022 @6:25 PM

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