October 31, 2019 8:13 am
In the course of the speech, Atwood talks about her famous dystopian novel, The Handmaid's Tale, and laments how she was drawing from the past and was not predicting the future.
October 20, 2019 4:19 pm
Margaret Atwood’s latest reveals the insidious armature of Gilead — an oppressive political order we are uncomfortably familiar with
October 15, 2019 11:35 am
Margaret Atwood had won a Booker for Blind Assassin in 2000. Except for the Booker judges and few of her associates, no one could lay their hands on The Testament.
October 16, 2019 7:31 am
Bernardine Evaristo is the first black woman to win the literary award since its inception in 1969. “We black British women know that if we don’t write ourselves into literature no one else will,” Evaristo was quoted as saying.
October 15, 2019 9:54 am
The Booker rules say the prize must not be divided, but the judges insisted they "couldn't separate" Atwood's 'The Testament' and 'Girl, Woman, Other' by Evaristo, who is the first black woman to win the prestigious award since its creation in 1969.
June 22, 2017 9:44 pm
Emma Watson is working with a group named The Book Fairies and has hidden 100 copies of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid Tale.
January 30, 2016 12:02 am
Margaret Atwood on writing for the unborn, Winston Smith’s diary and early interests like Edgar Rice Burroughs, Flash Gordon and two superhero bunnies, with capes
January 26, 2016 5:12 am
Atwood conceived of the LongPen years ago as she was considering ways authors could reach out to fans worldwide without having to travel non-stop.
January 22, 2016 12:02 am
In her keynote address at the Jaipur Literature Festival, Booker prize-winner Margaret Atwood spoke about how writing is an optimistic act
September 19, 2013 1:11 am
Founded in 1969,the Booker has previously been open only to writers from Britain,Ireland and the 54-nation Commonwealth of former British colonies.
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.