Tag Archives: Margaret Atwood

And the winners are…

Margaret Atwood and Bernadine Evaristo. An unusual move to choose two winners and neither of them expected by me. But then, my track record of predicting winners is pretty terrible. Neither of these is a bad book and both are … Continue reading

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The Testaments — Margaret Atwood

30 years ago, The Handmaid’s Tale was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Since then, it has maintained its reputation for its exploration of gender relations. And after the success of the Hulu television series based on the novel, Atwood has … Continue reading

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Booker Shortlist 2019 Announced

Here. The shortlisted novels are: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma Quichotte by Salman Rushdie 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World … Continue reading

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The Handmaid’s Tale — Margaret Atwood

It has been a good decade since I was first recommended The Handmaid’s Tale by both my mother and my English teacher. Since then, at university and later, I have been told I should read it by multiple people. But … Continue reading

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Alias Grace — Margaret Atwood

I had never read any Atwood before coming to Alias Grace although I had been told by many people that I should. She is a writer of whom I have been aware for some long time but simply never got … Continue reading

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