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Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in over 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, shortlisted for the 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, shortlisted for the 2003 Booker Prize; and her most recent, MaddAddam. She lives in Toronto with writer Graeme Gibson.
 
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Alias Grace
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | October 1997
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-385-49044-3 (0-385-49044-5)

In Alias Grace, bestselling author Margaret Atwood has written her most captivating, disturbing, and ultimately satisfying work since The Handmaid's Tale. She takes us back in time and into the life of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the nineteenth century.

Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement... Read more






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

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 sister's death in 1945 is followed by an inquest report proclaiming the death accidental. But just as... Read more






Bluebeard's Egg
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 1998
$14.95/(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/(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/(Canada) | 978-0-385-49102-0 (0-385-49102-6)

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 her art. Engulfed by vivid images of the past, she reminisces about a trio of girls who initiated her into the fierce politics of childhood and its... Read more






Dancing Girls
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 1998
$14.95/(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)

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, she has the crazy feeling that she's being eaten.  Marian ought to feel consumed with passion, but she really just feels...consumed.  A brilliant and powerful work rich in irony and... Read more






The Handmaid's Tale
Written by Margaret Atwood
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 2006
$25.00/(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
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-49081-8 (0-385-49081-X)

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?

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 markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no... Read more






In Other Worlds
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 2012
$15.95/(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/(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
$13.95/(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/(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/(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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MaddAddam
Written by Margaret Atwood
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | September 2013
$28.00/33.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-2109-5 (0-8041-2109-5)

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/(Canada) | 978-0-385-72164-6 (0-385-72164-1)

Margaret Atwood’s latest brilliant collection of short stories follows the life of a single character, seen as a girl growing up the 1930s, a young woman in the 50s and 60s, and, in the present day, half of a couple, no longer young, reflecting on the new state of the world... Read more






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

What do we mean when we say that someone is a writer? Is he or she an entertainer? A high priest of the god Art? An improver of readers’ minds and morals? And who, for that matter, are these mysterious readers? In this wise and irresistibly quotable book, one of the... Read more






Oryx and Crake
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 2004
$15.95/(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/(Canada) | 978-0-385-49103-7 (0-385-49103-4)

Margaret Atwood's The Robber Bride is inspired by "The Robber Bridegroom," a wonderfully grisly tale from the Brothers Grimm in which an evil groom lures three maidens into his lair and devours them, one by one. But in her version, Atwood brilliantly recasts the monster as Zenia, a villainess of demonic... Read more






Stone Mattress
Written by Margaret Atwood
Nan A. Talese | Hardcover | September 16, 2014
$25.95/(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






Surfacing
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 1998
$14.95/(Canada) | 978-0-385-49105-1 (0-385-49105-0)

Part detective novel, part psychological thriller, Surfacing is the story of a talented woman artist who goes in search of her missing father on a remote island in northern Quebec.  Setting out with her lover and another young couple, she soon finds herself captivated by the isolated setting, where a marriage begins... Read more






The Tent
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2007
$14.00/(Canada) | 978-1-4000-9701-2 (1-4000-9701-0)

A delightfully pointed m?lange of fictional pieces from one of the world’s most acclaimed and incisive authors, The Tent is a sparkling addition to Margaret Atwood’s always masterful work.Here Atwood pushes form once again, with meditations on warlords, pet heaven, and aging homemakers. She gives a sly pep talk to the... Read more






Wilderness Tips
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 1998
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-49111-2 (0-385-49111-5)

In each of these tales Margaret Atwood deftly illuminates the single instant that shapes a whole life: in a few brief pages we watch as characters progress from the vulnerabilities of adolescence through the passions of youth into the precarious complexities of middle age.  By superimposing the past on the present, Atwood... Read more






The Year of the Flood
Written by Margaret Atwood
Anchor | Trade Paperback | July 2010
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-307-45547-5 (0-307-45547-5)

Set in the visionary future of Atwood’s acclaimed Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood is at once a moving tale of lasting friendship and a landmark work of speculative fiction. In this second book of the MaddAddam trilogy, the long-feared waterless flood has occurred, altering Earth as we know... Read more






A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books
Written by Charles Dickens, Introduction by Margaret Atwood
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 2009
$18.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27175-4 (0-307-27175-7)

The final volume in the Everyman’s Library Charles Dickens collection: the timeless story of everyone’s favorite misanthrope, Ebenezer Scrooge, together with four more of Dickens’s Christmas tales and with Arthur Rackham’s classic illustrations.

No holiday season is complete without the story of tightfisted Mr. Scrooge, of his long-suffering and mild-mannered clerk, Bob... Read more





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