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There’s a lack of self-confidence that gets instilled very early in many young girls, before writing is even seen as a possibility. You need a certain amount of nerve to be a writer, an almost physical nerve, the kind you need to walk a log across a river.

–Margaret Atwood


Book review: Sarah Waters’ The Little Stranger

Is the house haunted, or is it the family? Are events caused by the adolescent maid? Could it be the doctor? Might it all be a sheer coincidence of events and bad luck? 874 more words


We've Brought About Change!

Remember just one week ago when I wrote about the new Clean Reader app that basically censors one’s books? If not, you can read that post… 284 more words

Ted Shaw's Artbeat: Book of Negroes author coming to Windsor

Lawrence Hill, the award-winning author of The Book of Negroes, will accompany Margaret Atwood at the annual Pelee Island Bird Observatory fundraiser at Beachgrove Country Club, May 6. 363 more words


The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale
by Margaret Atwood
Knopf/Doubleday, 1998 (reprint)
ISBN: 9780385490818
320 p.p.

It was Christmas 2014 when I opened up one of the many packages that was undoubtedly a book and saw the tan and red cover I’d been pining for since college. 1,089 more words


Weekly Book News Roundup

I hope you have been keeping well this week, and have some wonderful reads on-the-go. Here are some of the bigger news items from the book world: 250 more words


Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood

Telling tales…

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In her afterword, Margaret Atwood describes this book as a collection of nine ‘tales’, evoking “the world of the folk tale, the wonder tale, and the long-ago teller of tales”. 1,055 more words

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