Margaret Atwood

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Chinese author Can Xue favourite to win 2023 Nobel prize in literature
Haruki Murakami, Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie are also among those highly tipped for the prize, announced on Thursday

Ella Creamer

04, Oct, 2023 @1:08 PM

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Authors shocked to find AI ripoffs of their books being sold on Amazon
Book spamming, sometimes with multiple bogus titles going online in one day, has hit writers like Rory Cellan-Jones

James Tapper

30, Sep, 2023 @3:29 PM

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This month’s best paperbacks: Margaret Atwood, Cormac McCarthy and more
Looking for a new reading recommendation? Here are some fantastic new paperbacks, from an intriguing mystery novel to histories of Britain’s past

30, Sep, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘Times change’: what authors think about rewriting older books
Jacqueline Wilson is latest writer to wade into debate over changing dated and offensive language

Sammy Gecsoyler

14, Aug, 2023 @1:30 PM

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Authors call for AI companies to stop using their work without consent
Margaret Atwood, Viet Thanh Nguyen and 8,000 others have signed an open letter asking that permission is obtained and compensation given when a writer’s work is used by AI

Lucy Knight

20, Jul, 2023 @8:37 AM

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Trump election reframed TV version of The Handmaid’s Tale, says Atwood
Hugely successful adaptation of dystopian novel began airing three months after 2016 US presidential election

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

01, Jun, 2023 @5:05 PM

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Burning Questions by Margaret Atwood audiobook review – reflections on a world in crisis
Atwood ranges across topics from the global heating to The Handmaid’s Tale, with actors Ciarán Hinds and Ann Dowd among the narrators

Fiona Sturges

26, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Top 10 visionary books about scientists: searching for an answer
From Virginia Woolf to Primo Levi, authors are drawn to capturing scientists’ obsessive quest for knowledge

Martin MacInnes

15, Mar, 2023 @2:18 PM

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Stormzy and Tracey Emin join Hay festival 2023 lineup
The UK’s best-known literary festival has a new CEO and promises ‘11 days of different’ as it unveils its full lineup featuring Richard Osman, Dua Lipa, Margaret Atwood and more

Sarah Shaffi

14, Mar, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Margaret Atwood: ‘It would be fun to talk to Simone de Beauvoir’
The author on being banned in Virginia, communicating with dead writers and her new short story collection, the first since the death of her partner

Lisa O'Kelly

11, Mar, 2023 @6:00 PM

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Old Babes in the Wood by Margaret Atwood review – tales of love and age
Dedicated to her late partner, these reflections on marriage, mortality and many-tentacled aliens show Atwood’s mastery of the short form

Sam Leith

01, Mar, 2023 @7:30 AM

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‘Something for everybody’: Dua Lipa joins Margaret Atwood on Hay festival 2023 lineup
Pop star and Booker prize winner will both appear at the literary festival in Wales next year along with rock duo the Proclaimers and poet laureate Simon Armitage

Sarah Shaffi and Lucy Knight

13, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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