A new collection of dazzling short fiction. One of the world's most celebrated authors, Margaret Atwood has penned a collection of smart and entertaining fictional essays, in the genre of her popular books Good Bones and Murder in the Dark , punctuated with wonderful illustrations by the author. Chilling and witty, prescient and personal, delectable and tart, these highly imaginative, vintage Atwoodian essays speak on a broad range of subjects, reflecting the times we live in with deadly accuracy and knife-edge precision. From the Hardcover edition.
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A collection of impossibly short stories (a few of them are less than a page long) written as only Margaret Atwood can write them, and accompa... ...more
I've long been a fan of Margaret Atwood, ever since I read The Handmaid's Tale, one of the most frightening books I've ever read. Then she did a reading of 'Oryx and Crake' at the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver which I attended. I... ...more
I'm just kidding. Don't buy it for me. Don't! I'll buy it myself.
Anyway, I read about a quarter of it while sitting in Borders in NYC one morning. My god, it is everything I love about Margaret Atwood!... ...more