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Margaret Atwood

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Author of a Handmaid's Tale, The Blind Assassin, The Year Of The Flood and dozens of other works.

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Guest Picks: Margaret Atwood

Monday, September 16, 2013

Writer Margaret Atwood was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about MaddAddam, the final installment her dystopian trilogy. She also told us what she's been reading recently -- and it's a long reading list. Find out what's on it in her Guest Picks!

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Margaret Atwood's New Novel, MaddAddam

Monday, September 16, 2013

Margaret Atwood talks about her new novel, MaddAddam, the conclusion to her dystopian trilogy. The story picks up months after the Waterless Flood pandemic has wiped out most of humanity.

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Margaret Atwood on Debt

Monday, September 03, 2012

Margaret Atwood, author of Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, and Jennifer Baichwal, director of the documentary "Payback," discuss the documentary film adaptation of Atwood's 2008 book of essays on debt.

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Listen: Margaret Atwood on Whether War is Inevitable

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Margaret Atwood, author of Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, and Jennifer Baichwal, director of the documentary "Payback," discussed the new documentary film adaptation of Atwood's 2008 book, opening at the Film Forum in New York on Apr. 25th. While they were here, Margaret Atwood answered the question at the center of the End of War series: Is war inevitable? Listen.

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Margaret Atwood on Debt

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Margaret Atwood, author of Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, and Jennifer Baichwal, director of the documentary "Payback," discusses the new documentary film adaptation of Atwood's 2008 book of essays on debt, opening at the Film Forum in New York on Apr. 25th. 

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Margaret Atwood's Dystopian Future

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Margaret Atwood, author of The Year of the Flood, discusses her speculative fiction, her dystopian vision of the future, and her popularity on Twitter.

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Margaret Atwood's Dystopian Future

Monday, September 20, 2010

Margaret Atwood, author of The Year of the Flood, discusses her speculative fiction, her dystopian vision of the future, and her popularity on Twitter.

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Margaret Atwood and 'The Year of the Flood'

Friday, October 30, 2009

Margaret Atwood, the Canadian writer famous for her inventive and dark novels — including "Oryx and Crake," "The Handmaid's Tale" and "The Blind Assassin" — talks with us about science, devotion,and her new novel, "The Year of the Flood." Unlike her previous standalone works, this book is something of a companion piece to "Oryx and Crake," involving characters new and old. It also includes a separate "soundtrack" of hymns about God, the earth and animals.

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The Year of the Flood

Monday, October 26, 2009

Margaret Atwood talks about her latest novel, The Year of the Flood, which returns to the post-apocalyptic world of her previous book, Oryx and Crake.

Event: Margaret Atwood will be speaking and signing books
Tuesday, October 27, at 8:00 pm
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway, at 95th Street

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Week of the Collapse: Credit Freeze

Thursday, September 17, 2009

All this week we’re telling the stories behind the unraveling of our financial system in two minutes or less. Today, we look at the credit freeze. This segment contains excerpts from an interviews we conducted with Margaret Atwood and The New Yorker’s John Cassidy. You can hear the full interviews ...

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Modern Debt Culture

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

The AP recently reported that American consumers are increasingly moving away from credit cards and using cash and debit cards instead. Margaret Atwood talks about the evolution of our modern debt culture. Her new book is Payback.

Weigh in: How has the financial crunch affected your own spending habits? ...

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In Debt

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Find out about the history of poverty in America, from the perspective of the people who’ve experienced it. Also: Margaret Atwood on her new book about the evolution of our modern debt culture…from the debtors’ prisons of the past, to today’s credit cards. Plus, a look at the role of ...

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Special Guest: Margaret Atwood

Saturday, December 18, 2004

Kurt Andersen talks with novelist Margaret Atwood about how biology grabs headlines — and the imagination of artists. They discuss Atwood’s childhood among scientists, and her most recent novel, Oryx and Crake, in which biotech runs amok with catastrophic consequences.

The daughter of an entomologist, Margaret Atwood grew ...

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Microbes, Clones, Evolution

Saturday, December 18, 2004

Kurt Andersen talks with novelist Margaret Atwood about how biology grabs headlines -- and the imagination of artists. They discuss Atwood’s childhood among scientists, and her most recent novel, Oryx and Crake, in which biotech runs amok with catastrophic consequences.

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