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Hilary Mantel remembered: ‘She was the queen of literature’
The beloved writer of the Wolf Hall trilogy and Beyond Black has died. Here, leading contemporaries pay tribute

Margaret Atwood, Anne Enright, Kamila Shamsie, Maggie O’Farrell, Ian McEwan, Sarah Waters and Sarah Perry

23, Sep, 2022 @2:27 PM

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The abortion travel agents: ‘Some women know what they need, others just say: help’
With reproductive rights being increasingly restricted in Europe, people are relying on a network of volunteers to help them

Introduction Margaret Atwood Interviews Candice Pires

19, Feb, 2022 @9:45 AM

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bell hooks remembered: ‘She embodied everything I wanted to be’
The activist and acclaimed author of Ain’t I a Woman and All About Love has died at the age of 69. Here, leading contemporaries pay tribute to her

Reni Eddo-Lodge, David Olusoga, Jay Bernard, Johny Pitts, Jeffrey Boakye, Margaret Atwood, Candice Carty-Williams, Aminatta Forna, Afua Hirsch

16, Dec, 2021 @12:53 PM

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John le Carré remembered by writers and friends: 'He always had a naughty twinkle in the eye'
Margaret Atwood, John Banville, Tom Stoppard, Ralph Fiennes, John Boorman and more pay tribute to a master who transcended the limits of spy fiction

John Banville, Tom Stoppard, Charlotte Philby, Margaret Atwood, Philippe Sands, Tomas Alfredson, Susanna White, Hossein Amini, John Boorman, Ralph Fiennes, Bonnie Greer, Ian Rankin, Kit de Waal, Holly Watt and Adrian McKinty

14, Dec, 2020 @3:54 PM

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How to write a Booker contender – by Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie and others
Where do Booker-shortlisted authors find their inspiration? Ahead of the announcement of this year’s winner, Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Elif Shafak and more reveal the secrets behind their novels

Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma, Elif Shafak and Lucy Ellmann

05, Oct, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Human rights for the 21st century: by Margaret Atwood, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Dave Eggers and more
The right to live offline, to self-define, to choose, to a healthy planet ... as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, leading authors reimagine it for today

Margaret Atwood, Bill McKibben, Anne Enright, James Bridle, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Josh Cohen, Olivia Laing and Dave Eggers

08, Dec, 2018 @9:00 AM

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What it is like to win the Booker prize, by Margaret Atwood, Hilary Mantel, Peter Carey and more
As the Man Booker prize turns 50 and readers vote for their favourite ever recipient, novelists reveal the highs (and lows) of winning ‘the Oscar’ of the literary world

Hilary Mantel, Julian Barnes Margaret Atwood, Howard Jacobson, Anne Enright, Peter Carey, Marlon James Pat Barker, John Banville, Penelope Lively, Ben Okri and DBC Pierre

30, Jun, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Ursula K Le Guin, by Margaret Atwood: ‘One of the literary greats of the 20th century’
The author of The Handmaid’s Tale bids hail, farewell and thank you to the revered sci-fi and fantasy author, who has died aged 88

Margaret Atwood

24, Jan, 2018 @1:47 PM

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'Science will never know it all': Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood and others predict the future
As the 2016 London Literature festival begins, this year exploring the theme ‘living in future times’, science and sci-fi writers share their visions of humanity’s future. Interviews by Lucy Peters

Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, Nikesh Shukla, Marcus du Sautoy and others

04, Oct, 2016 @11:50 AM

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A perfect storm: Margaret Atwood on rewriting Shakespeare’s Tempest
How do you update a play about a castaway sorcerer, a malevolent creature and an air spirit? Margaret Atwood on the prisoners, politicians and hackers who make up her modern day Tempest

Margaret Atwood

24, Sep, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Margaret Atwood: we are double-plus unfree
Our governments now treat us like cattle – governed by fear, we have surrendered too many of our hard-won freedoms. It’s time to recapture the territory we’ve ceded

Margaret Atwood

18, Sep, 2015 @10:00 AM

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Nadine Gordimer: evergreen, ageless and an inspiration to all writers

The only thing small about Nadine Gordimer was her size. Her huge literary presence will be missed

Margaret Atwood

14, Jul, 2014 @8:15 PM

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