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MARGARET ATWOOD, whose work has been published in over thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to The Handmaid's Tale, her novels include Cat's Eye, shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; and her most recent, Oryx and Crake, shortlisted for the 2003 Booker Prize. She lives in Toronto with writer Graeme Gibson.

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MaddAddam (MaddAddam Trilogy, Book 3)
by Margaret Atwood
From the #1  New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale In this final volume of the internationally celebrated MaddAddam trilogy, the Waterless Flood pandemic has wiped out most of the population. Toby is part of a small band of survivors, along with the Children of Crake: the gentle, bioengineered quasi-human...
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Categories: All Science Fiction
The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam Trilogy, Book 2)
by Margaret Atwood
From the #1  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Handmaid's Tale Set in the visionary future of Atwood’s acclaimed Oryx and Crake , The Year of the Flood is at once a moving tale of lasting friendship and a landmark work of speculative fiction. In this second book of the MaddAddam trilogy, the long-feared waterless...
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Categories: All Science Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Stone Mattress: Nine Wicked Tales
by Margaret Atwood
From the #1 New York Times  bestselling author of  The Handmaid's Tale In this extraordinary collection, Margaret Atwood gives us nine unforgettable tales that reveal the grotesque, delightfully wicked facets of humanity. “Alphinland,” the first of three loosely linked tales, introduces us to a fantasy writer who is guided...
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Categories: Literary Fiction
The Penelopiad
by Margaret Atwood
As portrayed in Homer's Odyssey , Penelope - wife of Odysseus and cousin of the beautiful Helen of Troy - has become a symbol of wifely duty and devotion, enduring twenty years of waiting when her husband goes to fight in the Trojan War. As she fends off the attentions of a hundred greedy suitors, travelling minstrels regale her with...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Drama
Cat's Eye
by Margaret Atwood
From the #1  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Handmaid's Tale From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Blind Assassin comes a breathtaking novel about a woman grappling with the tangled knot of her life. Disturbing, hilarious, and compassionate , Cat’s Eye  is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter...
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Alias Grace: A Novel
by Margaret Atwood
From the #1  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Handmaid's Tale Soon to be a Netflix Original series, Alias Grace takes readers into the life of one of the most notorious women of the nineteenth century. It’s 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Tent
by Margaret Atwood
A delightful mélange of short fiction, here the Booker Prize-winning author pushes against form once again, with meditations on warlords, pet heaven, and aging homemakers. In these pieces, Margaret Atwood gives a sly pep talk to the ambitious young; writes about the disconcerting experience of looking at old photos of ourselves; and...
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Categories: Classic Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
The Handmaid's Tale
by Margaret Atwood
Now a Hulu Original Series The Handmaid's Tale is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was once the United States and is now called the Republic of Gilead, a monotheocracy that has reacted to social unrest and a sharply declining...
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Categories: All Science Fiction; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (The Myths)
by Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood returns with a shrewd, funny, and insightful retelling of the myth of Odysseus from the point of view of Penelope. Describing her own remarkable vision, the author writes in the foreword, “I’ve chosen to give the telling of the story to Penelope and to the twelve hanged maids. The maids form a chanting and singing...
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Categories: All Fantasy
In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination
by Margaret Atwood
From the #1  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Handmaid's Tale At a time when speculative fiction seems less and less far-fetched, Margaret Atwood lends her distinctive voice and singular point of view to the genre in a series of essays that brilliantly illuminates the essential truths about the modern world. This...
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Categories: Science; Women's Studies
Surfacing
by Margaret Atwood
Part detective novel, part psychological thriller, Surfacing is the story of a talented woman artist who goes in search of her missing father on a remote island in northern Quebec. Setting out with her lover and another young couple, she soon finds herself captivated by the isolated setting, where a marriage begins to fall apart...
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Good Bones and Simple Murders
by Margaret Atwood
In this collection of short works that defy easy  categorization, Margaret Atwood displays, in  condensed and crystallized form, the trademark wit and  viruosity of her best-selling novels, brilliant  stories, and insightful poetry. Among the jewels  gathered here are Gertrude offering Hamlet a piece  of her mind, the real...
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Categories: All Fantasy
Writing with Intent: Essays, Reviews, Personal Prose: 1983-2005
by Margaret Atwood
From one of the world's most passionately engaged and acclaimed literary citizens comes Writing with Intent, the largest collection to date of Margaret Atwood's nonfiction, ranging from 1983 to 2005. Composed of autobiographical essays, cultural commentary, book reviews, and introductory pieces to great works of literature, this is the...
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The Heart Goes Last: A Novel
by Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as  The Handmaid's Tale  and as richly imagined as  The Blind Assassin .      Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them...
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Moral Disorder and Other Stories
by Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood’s latest brilliant collection of short stories follows the life of a single character, seen as a girl growing up the 1930s, a young woman in the 50s and 60s, and, in the present day, half of a couple, no longer young, reflecting on the new state of the world. Each story focuses on the ways relationships transform a...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Lady Oracle
by Margaret Atwood
Joan Foster is the bored wife of a myopic ban-the-bomber. She takes off overnight as Canada's new superpoet, pens lurid gothics on the sly, attracts a blackmailing reporter, skids cheerfully in and out of menacing plots, hair-raising traps, and passionate trysts, and lands dead and well in Terremoto, Italy. In this remarkable, poetic...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Contemporary Fiction
Selected Poems: 1965-1975
by Margaret Atwood
Celebrated as a major novelist throughout the English-speaking world, Atwood has also written eleven volumes of poetry. Houghton Mifflin is proud to have published SELECTED POEMS, 1965-1975, a volume of selections from Atwood's poetry of that decade.
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Categories: Poetry
The Door
by Margaret Atwood
The Door, Margaret Atwood's first book of poetry since Morning in the Burned House, is a magnificent achievement. Here in paperback for the first time, these fifty lucid, urgent poems range in tone from lyric to ironic to mediative to prophetic, and in subject from the personal to the political, viewed in its broadest sense. They...
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Categories: Poetry
Bodily Harm
by Margaret Atwood
A powerfully and brilliantly crafted novel, Bodily Harm is the story of Rennie Wilford, a young journalist whose life has begun to shatter around the edges. Rennie flies to the Caribbean to recuperate, and on the tiny island of St. Antoine she is confronted by a world where her rules for survival no longer apply. By turns comic...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Wilderness Tips
by Margaret Atwood
In these ten richly layered and disturbing tales, Booker Prize-winning Margaret Atwood author deftly illuminates the single moments that can shape an entire life. In a few brief pages we watch as characters progress from the vulnerabilities of adolescence through the passions of youth into the precarious complexities of middle age. By...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Selected Poems II: 1976 - 1986
by Margaret Atwood
Celebrated as a major novelist throughout the English-speaking world, Atwood has also written eleven volumes of poetry. Houghton Mifflin is proud to have published SELECTED POEMS, 1965-1975, a volume of selections from Atwood's poetry of that decade.
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Categories: Poetry
Life Before Man
by Margaret Atwood
Imprisoned by walls of their own construction, here are three people, each in midlife, in midcrisis, forced to make choices--after the rules have changed. Elizabeth, with her controlled sensuality, her suppressed rage, is married to the wrong man. She has just lost her latest lover to suicide. Nate, her gentle, indecisive husband, is...
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Dancing Girls
by Margaret Atwood
This splendid volume of short fiction testifies to Margaret Atwood's startlingly original voice, full of a rare intensity and exceptional intelligence. Her men and women still miscommunicate, still remain separate in different rooms, different houses, or even different worlds. With brilliant flashes of fantasy, humor, and unexpected...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
MaddAddam Trilogy (3 Book Series)
by Margaret Atwood
From Book 1: Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they...
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Categories: All Science Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Moral Disorder: A Story (A Vintage Short)
by Margaret Atwood
The author of such towering novels as The Handmaid’s Tale, The Blind Assassin, and Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood creates worlds just as vividly in her short fiction. In the title story from her acclaimed collection of linked stories Moral Disorder , Margaret Atwood takes us to the farm. Newly arrived city slickers, like Nell...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth (CBC Massey Lectures)
by Margaret Atwood
Legendary poet, novelist, and essayist Margaret Atwood gives us a surprising look at the topic of debt -- a timely subject during our current period of economic upheaval, caused by the collapse of a system of interlocking debts. Atwood proposes that debt is like air -- something we take for granted until things go wrong. Payback is...
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Categories: Economics; Personal Finance; Social Sciences
Morning in the Burned House
by Margaret Atwood
These beautifully crafted poems - by turns dark, playful, intensely moving, tender, and intimate - make up Margaret Atwood's most accomplished and versatile gathering to date, " setting foot on the middle ground / between body and word." Some draw on history, some on myth, both classical and popular. Others, more personal, concern...
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Categories: Poetry
Power Politics
by Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood's Power Politics first appeared in 1971, startling its audience with its vital dance of woman and man. It still startles, and is just as iconoclastic as ever. These poems occupy all at once the intimate, the political, and the mythic. Here Atwood makes us realize that we may think our own personal dichotomies are...
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Categories: Poetry
Bluebeard's Egg
by Margaret Atwood
With the publication of the best-selling The Handmaid's Tale in 1986, Margaret Atwood's place in North American letters was reconfirmed. Poet, short story writer, and novelist, she was acclaimed "one of the most intelligent and talented writers to set herself the task of deciphering life in the late twentieth century."* Of Atwood's...
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The Circle Game (A List)
by Margaret Atwood
The appearance of Margaret Atwood's first major collection of poetry marked the beginning of a truly outstanding career in Canadian and international letters. The voice in these poems is as witty, vulnerable, direct, and incisive as we've come to know in later works, such as Power Politics , Bodily Harm , and Alias Grace . Atwood...
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Categories: Poetry
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy, Book 1)
by Margaret Atwood
From the #1  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Handmaid's Tale Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his...
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Categories: All Science Fiction; Literary Fiction
Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature (A List)
by Margaret Atwood
When first published in 1972, Survival was considered the most startling book ever written about Canadian literature. Since then, it has continued to be read and taught, and it continues to shape the way Canadians look at themselves. Distinguished, provocative, and written in effervescent, compulsively readable prose, Survival is...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Second Words: Selected Critical Prose 1960-1982
by Margaret Atwood
The fifty essays in Second Words span the period from 1962 to 1980 and reveal Margaret Atwood's views on feminism, Canadian literature, the creative process, nationalism, sexism, as well as critical commentary on such writers as Erica Jong, E. L. Doctorow, Northrop Frye, Roch Carrier, Marie-Claire Blais, Marge Piercy, Adrienne Rich...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
L'assassino cieco (Italian Edition)
by Margaret Atwood
MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2000 PREMIO ASTURIE 2008 «Dieci giorni dopo la fine della guerra mia sorella Laura volò giù da un ponte con un’automobile». Sono queste le prime inquietanti parole con cui Iris decide di iniziare il racconto delle tormentate vicende di famiglia. Fin dall’inizio tuttavia il flusso della malinconica...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
L'ultimo degli uomini (Italian Edition)
by Margaret Atwood
Uomo delle Nevi vive su un albero vicino al mare, avvolto in un lenzuolo sporco. Non sa che ore sono, nessuno lo sa più. Cerca cibo e medicine nelle terre desolate e infestate da ibridi di animali. Fruga fra i resti e rimugina sulle scelte che hanno portato la Terra al tracollo, in nome di una scienza onnipotente. Si abbandona al...
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The Robber Bride
by Margaret Atwood
From the extraordinary imagination of the #1 New York Times  bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale , comes one of her most intricate and subversive novels. Set in contemporary Toronto, The Robber Bride revolves around the lives of three fascinating women. Classmates from university, Roz, Charis, and Tony all shared the...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Hag-Seed (Hogarth Shakespeare)
by Margaret Atwood
William Shakespeare's The Tempest retold as Hag-Seed   Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he's staging a Tempest like no other: not only will it boost his reputation, it will heal emotional wounds.   Or that was the plan....
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
L'altro inizio (Italian Edition)
by Margaret Atwood
Sul pianeta Terra è tempo di contare i sopravvissuti al Diluvio Senz’Acqua, il devastante flagello scatenato dall’azione sconsiderata dell’uomo, illuso di poter controllare la propria esistenza abusando della scienza. I pochi umani scampati, accompagnati dai Craker, la specie pacifica, creata in laboratorio, tentano di riprendere...
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The Blind Assassin: A Novel
by Margaret Atwood
From the #1  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Handmaid's Tale WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE In The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood weaves together strands of gothic suspense, romance, and science fiction into one utterly spellbinding narrative. The novel begins with the mysterious death—a possible suicide—of a young...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Angel Catbird Volume 2: To Castle Catula (Graphic Novel)
by Margaret Atwood
The cat-centric adventure continues, in the all-ages follow-up to best-selling novelist Margaret Atwood's debut graphic novel. Genetic engineer Strig Feleedus, also known as Angel Catbird, and his band of half-cats head to Castle Catula to seek allies as the war between cats and rats escalates. Margaret Atwood, the respected, worldwide...
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Hexensaat: Roman (German Edition)
by Margaret Atwood
Alles ist Illusion – Margaret Atwoods Verneigung vor dem großen Bühnenmagier William Shakespeare Felix ist ein begnadeter Theatermacher und in der Szene ein Star. Seine Inszenierungen sind herausfordernd, aufregend, legendär. Nun will er Shakespeares „Der Sturm“ auf die Bühne bringen. Das soll ihn noch berühmter machen –...
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Der Report der Magd: Roman (German Edition)
by Margaret Atwood
Die provozierende Vision eines totalitären Staats, in dem Frauen keine Rechte haben: Die Dienerin Desfred besitzt etwas, was ihr alle Machthaber, Wächter und Spione nicht nehmen können, nämlich ihre Hoffnung auf ein Entkommen, auf Liebe, auf Leben ... Margaret Atwoods »Report der Magd« wurde zum Kultbuch einer ganzen Generation und...
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Angel Catbird Volume 1 (Graphic Novel)
by Margaret Atwood
Lauded novelist Margaret Atwood and acclaimed artist Johnnie Christmas collaborate on one of the most highly anticipated comic book and literary events of the year! On a dark night, young genetic engineer Strig Feleedus is accidentally mutated by his own experiment and merges with the DNA of a cat and an owl. What follows is a humorous...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Science Fiction
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