July 02, 2022 10:14 am
The essays are an engrossing read because of Atwood’s felicitous expressions, analytical depth and choice of topics
June 09, 2022 12:56 pm
“The Handmaid's Tale," a million seller first released in 1985, is a Dystopian novel about a cruel patriarchy known as the Republic of Gilead. It has been subject to various bannings since publication
May 26, 2022 9:49 am
There is a particular irony in the burning of books, the censorship of thought and the fear of slogans. Ideas, as the anarchist V remarked (in V for Vendetta), are bulletproof. Yet, they are not invincible.
May 31, 2022 11:21 am
In a world where books are becoming an increasing casualty to right-wing intolerance, Margaret Atwood's 'book burning' video is both publicity and protest.
March 03, 2022 9:18 am
"All individuals have a right to peace, free expression, and free assembly," the letter states
October 21, 2021 4:56 pm
As the guest of honor at the world's largest book fair, Canada is showcasing its multicultural literature.
October 07, 2021 3:38 pm
Winners are famously hard to predict. This year's favourites, according to British bookmakers, include Kenya's Ngugi wa Thiong'o, French writer Annie Ernaux, Japanese author Haruki Murakami, Canada's Margaret Atwood and Antiguan-American writer Jamaica Kincaid
March 31, 2021 3:35 pm
The Bedside Book of Birds is divided into nine sections — “habitats,” Gibson called them — that center on such themes as birds as omens, as revelations, avengers and mysteries.
March 19, 2021 9:53 am
The story is set on a Manhattan rooftop in 2020 as the virus spreads worldwide and the rich are fleeing the city.
January 28, 2021 3:37 pm
Her late partner Gibson was an author and served as president of PEN Canada. He won several awards in his lifetime
January 21, 2016 7:52 am
Jaipur, Jan 21 (ANI): The Jaipur Literature Festival kick started on Thursday morning with the performance of local award-winning Rajasthani musicians Nathoo Solanki and Chugge Khan. The annual event is being held at the Diggi Palace. The event is slated to run from 21-25 January. The festival is completely free and open to all, attracting visitors from all four corners of the globe. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will inaugurate the event in a ceremony, which will include a keynote address from award-winning author Margaret Atwood.