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The Best Non-Fiction of 2011
23 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM
Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...
PopMatters Picks: The Best of Books 2009: Fiction
20 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
More than half of the titles in this year’s selections offer grim portraits of the human condition, some with more wit and optimism than others, and a surprising number of legendary authors complete the portraiture and theme.
The Handmaid's Tale: Not So Sci-fi
23 Sep 2009 // 4:00 PM
The terrifying, 'it could happen today' message of this story is best told in the Atwood's book, rather than the film version.
'In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination': Atwood Finds the Connection Between Wells & Orwell
8 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM
Childhood reading, the emphasis upon obscure texts, and searching out forgotten and under-appreciated works form Margaret Atwood-the-novelist’s DNA.
The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
4 Oct 2009 // 4:00 PM
If you aren't terrified, you aren't paying attention. Atwood admits to scaring even herself.