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By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Novelist and Authors Guild President Douglas Preston came up with the idea as a way to raise money for the Authors Guild Foundation.
The judging panel ripped up the rulebook and refused to name one winner for the prestigious fiction trophy.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
“The Testaments" is the greatly anticipated sequel to Margaret Atwood’s hit dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Though it’s fiction, Atwood says she doesn't "put anything in that doesn’t have a precedent in human history.” Jeffrey Brown spoke with Atwood recently…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
Margaret Atwood shared some of the other influential dystopian fiction that helped lay the groundwork for “The Handmaid’s Tale," with the author nodding to the work of George Orwell, H.G. Wells, Ursula K. Le Guin, among others.
By Joshua Barajas
Here are 10 suggestions for those looking for never-too-late reads. Maybe you’ll be convinced to finally read “Moby-Dick,” all 200,000 words of it.
By PBS NewsHour
America's democracy and Constitution have been replaced by a theocratic autocracy where women have lost their rights and many of them have become property, valued and controlled for the ability to bear children for wealthy families. That’s the story of…
By Elizabeth Flock
Atwood's particular shade of blood red is being brought to life through a TV adaptation of the fiction novel premiering this week on Hulu.
This week, we went to our local independent bookseller, Politics and Prose, for their thoughts on what to read right now. Here are eight books -- both old and new -- recommended by the P&P staff, who chose to focus…
By Arts Desk
Extended interviews and readings with Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson.
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