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New in paperback: 13 September releases worth reading

Among this month’s picks: a shortlisted Booker Prize novel and last year’s winner, Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-28 13:16:37 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood on her virtual 'Testaments' tour wardrobe, totalitarianism and Trump

Ahead of a Chevalier's bookstore talk with Bradley Whitford, the "Handmaid's Tale" author talks about Ann Dowd, Zoom-worthy tops, dystopia and elections. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-14 14:00:45 UTC ]
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Fall reading: 12 books to keep you occupied for the rest of 2020

Ijeoma Oluo, Fredrik Backman and Margaret Atwood all have new releases coming up. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Atwood marks Testaments paperback with Fane online event

Margaret Atwood is marking the paperback publication of her Booker-winning novel The Testaments (Chatto) with a live streamed event via Fane Online. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 15:53:40 UTC ]
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Atwood to narrate Dearly audiobook

Margaret Atwood is to narrate the audiobook her new poetry collection, Dearly, which publishes simultaneously with the print edition on 10th November.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 22:25:53 UTC ]
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Mantel, O'Farrell and Atwood announced for Hay Festival Digital

Novelists Hilary Mantel, Maggie O'Farrell and Margaret Atwood are among the list of big-name writers and thinkers taking part in the first fully digital Hay Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 10:09:46 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood's Dearly cover revealed by Vintage

Vintage has revealed the striking cover for Margaret Atwood's new poetry book, Dearly—the writer's first collection for a decade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 10:47:01 UTC ]
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Coronavirus shows we need local papers – but it could kill them off | Jane Martinson

As City AM suspends publication, regional print media are coming under increasing pressurePlayboy, the glossy magazine relic of the pre-#MeToo era as well as the occasional publisher of Margaret Atwood, among others, would seem to have little in common with City AM, the business-led freesheet... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-22 14:00:08 UTC ]
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A Bite of the Apple by Lennie Goodings – essential literary memoir

The Virago publisher is eloquent and inspiring on writing – but her memoir lacks grit and gossipLennie Goodings has had a long and highly respected career in publishing. She is chair of Virago Press, the pioneering publishing house that champions women’s writing. She’s been with Virago since the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-23 09:00:48 UTC ]
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Sunday Reading: The Allure of Science Fiction

From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces about science fiction and fantasy, by John Seabrook, Julie Phillips, Colson Whitehead, Margaret Atwood, and Joyce Carol Oates. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-12-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC accused of 'sidelining' Bernardine Evaristo after historic Booker win

Booker Prize-winning author Bernardine Evaristo has criticised the BBC for labelling her "another author" whilst describing her double-win with Margaret Atwood, with Evaristo’s agent calling on the broadcaster to apologise for "their erasure of her historic achievement". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 07:00:55 UTC ]
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Atwood and Taddeo campaigns win BMS awards

Campaigns for Margaret Atwood's The Testaments (Vintage) and Lisa Taddeo's Three Women (Bloomsbury) were among the winners at the Book Marketing Society Awards last night.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 01:07:50 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins Canada’s prestigious Giller Prize for his debut novel.

Ian Williams, winner of this year’s $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Reproduction, began his acceptance speech Monday night with an emotional tribute. “Margaret Atwood over there is the first book I bought with my own money at a bookstore in Brampton,” he told the audience.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 20:30:03 UTC ]
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Atwood takes book tour to Australia and New Zealand

Margaret Atwood is taking her book tour to Australia and New Zealand next year in celebration of the global publication of The Testaments (Vintage). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 00:57:59 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood and Greta Thunberg battle it out for Waterstones Book of the Year

Margaret Atwood’s Booker-winning The Testaments (Vintage) is vying with offerings from Max Porter, Greta Thunberg and Candice Carty-Williams in a bumper shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 15:29:31 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo doubles lifetime sales in five days after joint Booker win

Almost 6,000 copies of Girl, Woman, Other sold in the week after Evaristo’s win alongside Margaret AtwoodBernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other more than doubled its lifetime sales in the week following its Booker prize win, with joint winner The Testaments by Margaret Atwood also flying off... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-22 16:25:45 UTC ]
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Welcome to “The Handmaid’s Tale” Expanded Universe

LOOK, IT MUST be said: Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments is a deeply strange text. A page-turning potboiler set 15 years after the events of the first novel and published over three decades later, and co-winner this week of the 2019 Booker Prize, it tells a story only barely connected to the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-10-19 15:00:57 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo: 'These are unprecedented times for black female writers'

The first black woman to win the Booker prize argues that a revolution is sweeping through British publishing. But can it lead to lasting change?Chidera Eggerue, AKA The Slumflower, is a social media star, south-east London homegirl and feminist. She first came to prominence in 2017 when she... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-19 07:00:24 UTC ]
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Atwood, Evaristo Jointly Win the 2019 Booker Prize

Both 'The Testaments' by Margaret Atwood, and 'Girl, Woman, Other,' by Bernardine Evaristo, were judged to be worthy of the 2019 Booker Prize. The two authors will split the £50,000 prize money. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo split the Booker Prize on Monday, after the judging panel ripped up the rule book and refused to name one winner for the prestigious fiction trophy. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-10-14 20:58:08 UTC ]
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