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The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood

The Heart Goes Last is a dystopian American horror story taken to a farcical extreme, complete with a bevy of Elvis impersonators and robot sex toys. 135 more words


Book Review: Margaret Atwood, The Heart Goes Last

A young married couple tries to survive social upheaval in a world post-economic collapse embroiled in turmoil. Forced to live in their car on cheery Charmaine’s meager wages earned during slow shifts at the sleazy bar PixelDust while her friends turn tricks in one of the cleverly named corners, somewhat more cynical Stan vigilantly drives around to avoid being pillaged by roving gangs, who keep them from ever getting a good night’s sleep, and entertains hooking up with his long shunned brother Con when a unique opportunity presents itself. 157 more words

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Lit Links: Tanith Lee, Margaret Atwood, Love Letters from Your Writing,Times suit

Here are a few quick links for your Friday afternoon. The biggest news was, perhaps, the announcement about Rowling’s new Harry Potter book, the script of her screen play. 352 more words

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A cool writing technique from Margaret Atwood

Let’s talk about Margaret Atwood.

I recently read her for the first time — The Handmaid’s Tale, which is now one of my favorite books (here’s… 608 more words


Book Review: Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

I have a relatively long commute everyday so I’ve gotten into the habit of listening to books of CD while driving to work. We moved into a new town not too long ago, meaning a new library to peruse, and I was excited to rediscover Margaret Atwood in the CD section. 436 more words

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Upcoming literary events in Edmonton area

Friday, Feb. 12: Local author and medium Paul E. Napora will be at Chapters, West Edmonton Mall, to sign copies of his latest book You Through Your Dreams, 4-5 p.m. 272 more words

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