Margaret Atwood (Canada. b. 1939)
Updated in 2018
The Handmaid's Tale (my post on Language Learning from Reading, with some videos)
From Good Bones, two 600-word pieces:
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"There Was Once" (2 pages)
Listen to the story TP Podcast: Stories. "There Was Once"
Watch this TV show where M. A. is interviewed as a... Closet Cartoonist! It's really funny and interesting!
Margaret Atwood's Poetry, listen to her and read... The Immigrants
From Margaret Atwood's Website, a transcribed lecture she gave:
Ophelia Has a lot to Answer for (7 pages) - A reflection on Madness and the artistic reflections on it.
YouTube videos: In this one, 10 mins, she talks about The Handmaid's Tale and the witchcraft trials, theocracy, the use of religion, political disagreement, heresy, how things are repeated throughout history, etc.
Margaret Atwood's Website
Adela (Y5C, 2006-07) sent this wiki link for the case you want to know more about Margaret Atwood.
Lots of audiovisuals on her (scroll down a bit)
A list of her works in Fantastic Fiction
Coming at some point...
Surfacing: Excerpts from this novel coming soon
The Handmaid's Tale (1985; Vintage UK 1996): SciFi - Psychological/Social SF
Moral Disorder and Other Stories (audio, unabridged)