Margaret Atwood

author of “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Testaments”

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Canadian Margaret Atwood is a poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is the 2013 winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Festival's "Innovator's Award"

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Margaret Atwood talks about her books, humanizing the character of Aunt Lydia, and how recording a story is an act of hope.

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Testaments’ author Margaret Atwood on villains, Aunt Lydia, and hope

Margaret Atwood talks about her books, humanizing the character of Aunt Lydia, and how recording a story is an act of hope.

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In the new Hulu series  The Handmaid's Tale , Elisabeth Moss plays Offred, a woman struggling to survive and stay sane in a future under a totalitarian government where a polluted…

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