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Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to The Handmaid’s Tale, her novels include Cat’s Eye, short-listed for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; Oryx and Crake, short-listed for the 2003 Man Booker Prize; The Year of the Flood; and her most recent, MaddAddam. She is the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Innovator’s Award, and lives in Toronto with the writer Graeme Gibson.

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Alias Grace
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | October 1997
$16.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49044-3 (0-385-49044-5)

Soon to be a Netflix Original series, Alias Grace takes readers into the life of one of the most notorious women of the nineteenth century.

It’s 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace... Read more






The Blind Assassin
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 2001
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-72095-3 (0-385-72095-5)

In her bestselling, Booker Prize-winning masterpiece, Margaret Atwood weaves together stories within stories, concluding with a brilliant twist.

The Blind Assassin opens with these simple, resonant words: "Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge." They are spoken by Iris, whose terse account of her... Read more






Bluebeard's Egg
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 1998
$14.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49104-4 (0-385-49104-2)

By turns humorous and warm, stark and frightening, Bluebeard'S Egg glows with childhood memories, the reality of parents growing old, and the casual cruelty men and women inflict on each other. Here is the familiar outer world of family summers at remote lakes, winters of political activism, and seasons of exotic... Read more






Bodily Harm
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | April 1998
$14.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49107-5 (0-385-49107-7)

A powerfully and brilliantly crafted novel, Bodily Harm is the story of Rennie Wilford, a young journalist whose life has begun to shatter around the edges.  Rennie flies to the Caribbean to recuperate, and on the tiny island of St.  Antoine she is confronted by a world where her rules for survival no... Read more






Cat's Eye
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 1998
$15.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49102-0 (0-385-49102-6)

From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Blind Assassin comes a breathtaking novel about a woman grappling with the tangled knot of her life. Disturbing, hilarious, and compassionate, Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of... Read more






Dancing Girls
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 1998
$14.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49109-9 (0-385-49109-3)

This splendid volume of short fiction testifies to Margaret Atwood's startlingly original voice, full of a rare intensity and exceptional intelligence.  Her men and women still miscommunicate, still remain separate in different rooms, different houses, or even different worlds.  With brilliant flashes of fantasy, humor, and unexpected violence, the stories reveal the complexities... Read more






The Edible Woman
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 1998
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-49106-8 (0-385-49106-9)

The novel that first put Margaret Atwood on the literary map; a groundbreaking work of fiction.

Ever since her engagement, the strangest thing has been happening to Marian McAlpin: she can't eat. First meat. Then eggs, vegetables, cake, pumpkin seeds—everything! Worse yet, while Marian ought to feel consumed with passion, she really... Read more






Hag-Seed
Written by Margaret Atwood
Hogarth | Hardcover | October 2016
$25.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-4129-1 (0-8041-4129-0)

William Shakespeare's The Tempest retold as Hag-Seed
 
Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he's staging a Tempest like no other: not only will it boost his reputation, it will heal emotional wounds.
 
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The Handmaid's Tale
Written by Margaret Atwood, Introduction by Valerie Martin
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 2006
$25.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-26460-2 (0-307-26460-2)

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

A gripping vision of our society radically overturned by a theocratic revolution, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid's Tale has become one of the most powerful and most widely read novels of our time.

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, serving in the household of the enigmatic Commander... Read more






The Handmaid's Tale
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 1998
$15.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49081-8 (0-385-49081-X)

The seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning, soon to be a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, and Joseph Fiennes.

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food... Read more






The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in)
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 28, 2017
$15.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-525-43500-6 (0-525-43500-X)

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The Heart Goes Last
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 2016
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-91236-2 (1-101-91236-7)

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Boston Globe

Stan and Charmaine, a young urban couple, have been hit by job loss and bankruptcy in the midst of a nationwide economic collapse. Forced to live in their third-hand Honda, where they are vulnerable to roving gangs, they think the gated... Read more






The Heart Goes Last
Written by Margaret Atwood
Nan A. Talese | Hardcover | September 2015
$26.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-54035-3 (0-385-54035-3)

Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid's Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin.

     Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has... Read more






The Heart Goes Last
Written by Margaret Atwood
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | September 2015
$27.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-9491-4 (0-8041-9491-2)

Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid's Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin.

     Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has... Read more






In Other Worlds
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 2012
$15.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-74176-9 (0-307-74176-1)

The author of The Handmaid’s Tale and Oryx and Crake engagingly explores her lifelong relationship to science fiction, both as a reader and as a writer.
 
At a time when the borders between literary genres are increasingly porous, Margaret Atwood maps the richly fertile crosscurrents of speculative and science fiction, slipstream, utopias...

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Lady Oracle
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | April 1998
$15.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49108-2 (0-385-49108-5)

Joan Foster is the bored wife of a myopic ban-the-bomber.  She takes off overnight as Canada's new superpoet, pens lurid gothics on the sly, attracts a blackmailing reporter, skids cheerfully in and out of menacing plots, hair-raising traps, and passionate trysts, and lands dead and well in Terremoto, Italy.  In this remarkable, poetic... Read more






Life Before Man
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | April 1998
$15.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49110-5 (0-385-49110-7)

Imprisoned by walls of their own construction, here are three people, each in midlife, in midcrisis, forced to make choices--after the rules have changed.  Elizabeth, with her controlled sensuality, her suppressed rage, is married to the wrong man.  She has just lost her latest lover to suicide.  Nate, her gentle, indecisive husband, is planning... Read more






MaddAddam
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 2014
$15.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-45548-2 (0-307-45548-3)

A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Notable Book
A Best Book of the Year: The Guardian, NPR, The Christian Science Monitor, The Globe and Mail
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In this final volume of the internationally celebrated MaddAddam trilogy, the Waterless Flood pandemic has wiped out most of the population. Toby is part... Read more






MaddAddam
Written by Margaret Atwood
Nan A. Talese | Hardcover | September 2013
$27.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-52878-8 (0-385-52878-7)

A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Notable Book
A Best Book of the Year: The Guardian, NPR, The Christian Science Monitor, The Globe and Mail
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

Bringing together Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood, this thrilling conclusion to Margaret Atwood's speculative fiction trilogy points toward the ultimate...
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Moral Disorder and Other Stories
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | February 2008
$14.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-72164-6 (0-385-72164-1)

A brilliant collection of connected short stories following the life of a single woman, from the Booker Prize-winning author of The Handmaid’s Tale.

In these eleven tales, Margaret Atwood brings to life the story of one remarkable character, following her from girlhood in the 1930s, through her coming-of-age in the 50s...

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Negotiating with the Dead
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$15.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3260-0 (1-4000-3260-1)

An ambitious inquiry into the art of writing and an unprecedented insider’s view of the writer’s universe, from the beloved author of The Handmaid’s Tale

What do we mean when we say that someone is a writer? Is he or she an entertainer? An improver of readers’ minds and morals? And who... Read more






Oryx and Crake
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 2004
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-72167-7 (0-385-72167-6)

Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake... Read more






The Robber Bride
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 1998
$15.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49103-7 (0-385-49103-4)

From the extraordinary imagination of Margaret Atwood, bestselling author of The Blind Assassin, comes one of her most intricate and subversive novels. Set in contemporary Toronto, The Robber Bride revolves around the lives of three fascinating women. Classmates from university, Roz, Charis, and Tony all shared the seductive and destructive experience... Read more






Stone Mattress
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 2015
$15.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-7350-6 (0-8041-7350-8)

A Best Book of the Year: NPR, BookRiot

In this extraordinary collection, Margaret Atwood gives us nine unforgettable tales that reveal the grotesque, delightfully wicked facets of humanity. “Alphinland,” the first of three loosely linked tales, introduces us to a fantasy writer who is guided through a stormy winter evening by... Read more






Stone Mattress
Written by Margaret Atwood
Nan A. Talese | Hardcover | September 2014
$25.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-53912-8 (0-385-53912-6)

A collection of highly imaginative short pieces that speak to our times with deadly accuracy. Vintage Atwood creativity, intelligence, and humor: think Alias Grace.

Margaret Atwood turns to short fiction for the first time since her 2006 collection, Moral Disorder, with nine tales of acute psychological insight and turbulent relationships bringing to mind her... Read more





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