Margaret Atwood

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The Climate Book, created by Greta Thunberg review – an angry call for action
The environmental activist curates a supergroup of climate experts in a valuable set of essays, which at times risk overwhelming the reader

Dorian Lynskey

15, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Don’t worry, just watch’: how do you tell a story through dance?
Even the best-known ballets can baffle newcomers so what can choreographers do to avoid audiences getting lost? From Matthew Bourne’s fairytales to staging Margaret Atwood and Peaky Blinders, we find out

Lyndsey Winship

06, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman among authors signed up for Ukrainian book festival
Lviv BookForum is partnering with Hay festival for a programme of in-person and online events, which will be streamed free from 6-9 October

Sarah Shaffi

13, Sep, 2022 @9:29 AM

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Margaret Atwood to publish ‘highly personal’ collection of short stories
When it is published next year Old Babes in the Wood will mark the author’s first return to fiction since 2019’s The Testaments

Sarah Shaffi

27, Jul, 2022 @7:13 PM

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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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