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Margaret Atwood’s most empowering quotes to live by

To celebrate The Handmaid’s Tale author turning 80, we remember her most inspirational moments.

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Leslie Mann will star in The Power.
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Naomi Alderman’s The Power casts Leslie Mann

Amazon’s 10-part adaptation of the feminist tome should be electrifying.

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10 books by Margaret Atwood you need to read.
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From The Handmaid's Tale to The Blind Assassin, discover Margaret Atwood’s unmissable books

Feminist, unflinching, funny and addictive – these are the Margaret Atwood books everyone should own.

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Why no one can read Margaret Atwood’s secret book for 100 years

Margaret Atwood wrote Scribbler Moon five years ago – but no one in the world has read it. Here’s why.

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Margaret Atwood talks forgiveness, climate change and her fears for the human race

The author answers our existential questions...

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10 female writers who reinvented our bookshelves

From grip-lit and feminist manifestos to dystopia and Insta-poetry...

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Francesca Brown
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The books we fell in (and sometimes out of) love with in 2009

The novels we couldn't stop talking about.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Margaret Atwood has confirmed that her beloved partner Graeme Gibson, a fellow writer and bird watcher (both are members of the Rare Bird Club), has lost his battle with dementia.
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Margaret Atwood’s emotional tribute to Graeme Gibson finds beauty in his sudden death

Celebrated author Graeme Gibson, who was Margaret Atwood's partner for four decades, sadly passed away on 18 September.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Margaret Atwood launches The Testaments
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Margaret Atwood: The Testaments is finally here, and a third book might be on its way

Praise be!

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Hollie Richardson
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The Testaments exclusive: Aunt Lydia takes centre-stage in Handmaid’s Tale sequel – and Ann Dowd couldn’t be happier
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The Testaments: Why this familiar villain leads The Handmaid’s Tale sequel

Ann Dowd – who narrates Aunt Lydia’s chapters in The Testaments audiobook – reveals what we all really want to know about her character.

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Kayleigh Dray
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A TV series of Margaret Atwood’s new sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale is already in the works

The Testaments will pick up 15 years after Offred's final scene.

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Megan Murray
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The 2019 Booker Prize shortlist has been announced and over half the nominees are women

Margaret Atwood and Elif Shafak are among the shortlisted authors.

September's best new books
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From poetry to feminism via memoir, thrillers and great reads, September’s books are incredible

Some of 2019’s biggest book releases are about to arrive on your reading list.

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Francesca Brown
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Here’s how to get tickets for Margaret Atwood’s sold-out book launch

No-one’s more excited than us.

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Holly Bullock
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The Handmaid’s Tale costume designer has revealed the secret meanings hidden in her work

Symbolism is everything on this show

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Handmaid’s Tale: Elisabeth Moss has a message for anyone who says the show is “too hard to watch”
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Elisabeth Moss has a message for unhappy Handmaid’s Tale viewers

Do you think Handmaid’s Tale is “too hard to watch”? Elisabeth Moss has a message for you.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Abortion bans: how Margaret Atwood predicted America’s future in The Handmaid’s Tale

The parallels between Atwood's Gilead and Trump's United States are disturbing.

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Jean Hannah Edelstein
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The Handmaid’s Tale recap: the real reason we respond so strongly to Aunt Lydia

Hero or villain? This is why Ann Dowd’s character continues to divide us all…

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Handmaid’s Tale recap: the heart-breaking truth about Emily and baby Nicole

Think Alexis Bledel’s character is going to get a happy ever after? Think again, says Stylist’s Kayleigh Dray.

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16 powerful dystopian novels that every woman should read

Essential literature for uncertain times…

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