This week we look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, announce Aus Reading Month 2023, look forward to Margaret Atwood Reading Month in November, prepare to blast off for SciFiMonth 2023 and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.
This week we read a poem by Sara Teasdale, look at books read and reviewed, discover some of the best writing about literature on the blogosphere, announce the upcoming readalong of Jane of Lantern Hill by L. M. Montgomery and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.
For this year’s Margaret Atwood Reading Month, I reflect on the author’s 1969 proto-feminist debut novel.
Margaret Atwood’s sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ begins fifteen years after Offred makes her final appearance in the original novel. I share my thoughts on this highly anticipated dystopian tale.
We look back at the 1981 political thriller ‘Bodily Harm’ for Margaret Atwood Reading Month.
A fun tag in which I share a picture (or ‘shelfie’) of a favourite bookshelf and answer ten associated questions. This time I celebrate Margaret Atwood Reading Month.
A comprehensive checklist of Margaret Atwood’s publications from 1961 to the present day.
Based on the true story of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the 1840s, Margaret Atwood has created an extraordinarily potent tale of sexuality, cruelty and mystery.
My sixth and final day at Hay Festival 2018.
Can we ever be wholly free? In this book Margaret Atwood holds a mirror up to our own world. The reflection we are faced with, of men and women in prisons literal and metaphorical, is frightening but not without hope.
At 162 pages, Ru is a short but intense potpourri of vignettes – powerful, superbly realized and well worth reading.
I reflect on Atwood’s 1988 Booker-nominated novel about a controversial artist grappling with the tangled knots of her life.