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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Handmaid's sales: Margaret Atwood's The Testaments is immediate hit

Novelist’s return to the dystopia of Gilead sold more than 100,000 copies in hardback in its first week on sale in the UKA hardback copy of Margaret Atwood’s follow-up to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments, was sold every four seconds in the UK last week, according to sales figures that show... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-17 14:57:57 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood discusses attempted cyber theft of The Testaments

Margaret Atwood has spoken of the “phoney emails” from cyber criminals attempting to access The Testaments (Chatto & Windus), at a global press conference in London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 16:45:54 UTC ]
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Why It Matters That Amazon Shipped Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments” a Week Early

Back in May, I signed an embargo agreement on behalf of my bookstore stating that I would “ensure that [The Testaments by Margaret Atwood] is stored in a monitored and locked, secured area and not placed on the selling floor prior to the on-sale date.” The idea behind such agreements is that... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-09-06 11:00:49 UTC ]
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Dowd and Hawkins to join live Margaret Atwood event for The Testaments

"The Handmaid's Tale" star Ann Dowd and Sally Hawkins will join Margaret Atwood as special guests for a live cinema event to mark the publication of The Testaments (Vintage).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-05 17:42:42 UTC ]
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Lily James to join live Margaret Atwood event for The Testaments

Lily James will join Margaret Atwood as a special guest for the live cinema event to mark the long-awaited publication of The Testaments (Chatto & Windus).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 10:18:34 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood announces The Handmaid's Tale sequel, The Testaments

Sequel to the Canadian author’s bestselling feminist dystopia will be published around the world in September 2019Margaret Atwood has announced a sequel to her bestselling feminist dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, titled The Testaments. It will be published in September 2019.“Dear Readers,”... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Timely Poet’s Tour Trumps Trump with Trump

Oklahoma poet Nathan Brown is garnering attention during his book tour for a poem touching on the life of Presidential candidate Donald Trump. The post Timely Poet’s Tour Trumps Trump with Trump appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The new cover of Bazaar Art is based on a Margaret Atwood poem.

Here’s an unusual bit of adaptation news: the painter Michaela Yearwood-Dan has created a limited edition cover for the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar‘s Bazaar Art based on Margaret Atwood’s poem “Feather,” from her latest book Dearly, her first collection of poetry in over a decade. You can... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-27 15:05:11 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay, Margaret Atwood sign open letter supporting trans and nonbinary people

Between 1,500 and 2,000 members of the North American literary world signed an open letter offering support to trans and nonbinary communities. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-09 21:31:58 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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Pan Mac virtual author tour to support bookshops

Pan Mac authors will embark on a 10-day virtual tour of high street bookshops this month with writers including Kate Mosse, Ann Cleeves and Prue Leith focusing on stores that mean something to them personally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 12:59:10 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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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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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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Atwood's The Testaments sells more than 250,000 copies in UK, says Vintage

Margaret Atwood's The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) has sold more than 250,000 copies in the UK across all formats, Vintage has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 23:30:20 UTC ]
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On the Occasion of Margaret Atwood Day, Here Are Some Photos of Her Over the Years

Well, today is the day you’ve all been waiting for: Margaret Atwood’s hotly hyped, closely guarded, imperfectly embargoed, Booker-shortlisted The Testaments is on the bookstore shelves. For the superfans among you, we’ve collected a selection of photographs of Atwood below, from childhood to the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-10 08:49:55 UTC ]
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Atwood greeted by cheers at Testaments midnight Waterstones launch

Margaret Atwood officially launched her follow-up to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments (Chatto & Windus), to cheers of delight at a packed-out Waterstones Piccadilly last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 17:45:08 UTC ]
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The Challenge of Margaret Atwood

With her new book—the much-awaited sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale—the Canadian author is leading a resistance. But it’s not the one you might think. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-05 11:00:00 UTC ]
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