Tune in for narratives critical to our times. Listen, ask and seek answers.
Wednesday, 05th August, 2020
Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in more than forty-five countries, is the author of more than 50 books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels. Her latest novel, The Testaments, is a co-winner of the 2019 Booker Prize. It is the long-awaited sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, now an award-winning TV series. Her other works of fiction include Cat’s Eye, finalist for the 1989 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, The MaddAddam Trilogy and Hag-Seed. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, the Franz Kafka International Literary Prize, the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Los Angeles Times Innovator’s Award.
Margaret Atwood: The Science of Storytelling:
Margaret Atwood in conversation with Megha Majumdar
One of the greatest writers of our times, Margaret Atwood, speaks of the power of language, the science of storytelling, and the challenges of the present.