Margaret Atwood
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//Features

The Best Non-Fiction of 2011
23 Feb 2012 // 4:00 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 // 4:00 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.

//Columns

The Handmaid's Tale: Not So Sci-fi
23 Sep 2009 // 5:00 PM

The terrifying, 'it could happen today' message of this story is best told in the Atwood's book, rather than the film version.

//Reviews

Margaret Atwood's Latest, 'The Heart Goes Last', Takes Us Back to Our Future Dystopia
15 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

True love ultimately endures in The Heart Goes Last, but so do the real terrors ever-present in Atwood's novels.

'In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination': Atwood Finds the Connection Between Wells & Orwell
8 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM

Childhood reading, the emphasis upon obscure texts, and searching out forgotten and under-appreciated works form Margaret Atwood-the-novelist’s DNA.

//News

Margaret Atwood Connects Across the Lines
25 Apr 2013 // 1:35 AM

It’s a difficult moment to be a writer, with content going for less and less, even as “no one is suggesting anyone give away string for free.” Still, Atwood remains hopeful about the possibilities.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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