The star of the Channel 4 TV adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale has narrated the audiobook edition of Margaret Atwood’s iconic novel. Listen to Elisabeth Moss read three iconic scenes from the book below.
Margaret Atwood’s dystopian classic, The Handmaid's Tale, has been turned into a graphic novel by Canadian artist Renée Nault. Here are seven of the most infamous scenes illustrated from the book.
From Marmee or Offred, writers have been inspired to create some of our most cherished and memorable characters through the lens of motherhood. Here we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite mothers, and depictions of motherhood, in classic literature.
If there's anything better than curling up with a book, it's watching a great story play out on screen. Here's a handful of sweeping, emotional love stories that have all the ingredients for a perfect film. We'll choose the hits, you bring the popcorn.
Join us at VINTAGE in a year of challenging ourselves to listen, hear and respond to some of the greatest female writers history has to offer. From Margaret Atwood to Mary Wollstonecraft, revisit your favourites, discover new voices and fill your bookshelf and your year with women’s voices. They matter.
Voyage into the planet's past and future with Robert Macfarlane, return to Gilead in Margaret Atwood's explosive follow-up to The Handmaid's Tale and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the dystopian classic Nineteen Eighty-Four. These are the books and literary moments to look out for in 2019.
Since the election of Donald Trump as US President, Handmaids have become a symbol of women’s rights, standing against misogyny. Now, we can reveal that Margaret Atwood is writing a sequel. Here’s what you need to know.
Since The Handmaid’s Tale hit TV screens in 2017, Margaret Atwood’s already-prominent profile as a feminist has blazed ever brighter. Here she talks about how the novel came to fruition while she was living in Berlin, speaking up and what’s next for feminism. The sequel to the book The Testaments will publish 2019.
In this fake news, post-truth era, books like The Handmaid’s Tale, Nineteen Eighty-Four and Brave New World have been guiding lights. Here’s why.
True or false? Book or TV Show? Step right up to test your knowledge of Margaret Atwood's modern classic, The Handmaid's Tale
Reliving the gripping TV adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale, we revisit 9 quotes from Marget Atwood's classic novel that taught us important lessons about humanity.
Both present and future look foreboding in this month’s podcast as we discuss dystopias and the effect of Trump’s first hundred days on literature.
Dystopian novels like The Handmaid's Tale seem more relevant today than ever. In light of recent events on the world stage Margaret Atwood's introduction to Huxley's masterpiece, Brave New World, proves it may be the most prescient novel for our current times
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. Her novels include Cat's Eye, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin and the MaddAddam trilogy. Her 1985 classic, The Handmaid's Tale, went back into the bestseller charts with the election of Donald Trump, when the Handmaids became a symbol of resistance against the disempowerment of women, and with the 2017 release of the award-winning Channel 4 TV series. Its sequel, The Testaments, was published in 2019 and was a global number one bestseller and won the Booker Prize. Atwood has won numerous awards including the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Imagination in Service to Society, the Franz Kafka Prize, the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade and the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2019 she was made a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour for services to literature. She has also worked as a cartoonist, illustrator, librettist, playwright and puppeteer. She lives in Toronto, Canada.
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