Margaret Atwood

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.

Margaret Atwood’s emotional tribute to Graeme Gibson finds beauty in his sudden death

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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

  • 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

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

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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.

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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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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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Life

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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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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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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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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THE HANDMAID'S TALE -- "The Word" -- Episode 213 -- Serena and the other Wives strive to make change. Emily learns more about her new Commander. Offred faces a difficult decision. Offred (Elisabeth Moss) and Ofglen (Alexis Bledel), shown. (Photo by: George Kraychyk/Hulu)
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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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Margaret Atwood’s The Edible Woman is getting The Handmaid’s Tale treatment
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Margaret Atwood’s The Edible Woman is getting The Handmaid’s Tale treatment

The author’s debut novel is being adapted for television – and it already sounds amazing!

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Yvonne Strahovski’s Serena Joy in The Handmaid's Tale season 3
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Why they made this big change to Serena Joy in The Handmaid’s Tale

And what it really means for season three

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Handmaid’s Tale fans, here’s what really happens to Ofglen in the book

Alexis Bledel’s character will return in the third series – but what will she do with baby Nicole? And will she help lead the resistance against Gilead?

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Samira Wiley teases what’s next for Moira in The Handmaid’s Tale

“Some of the most extraordinary things happen under trauma, to human beings in general, but specifically to women in this show,” says Wiley.

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Handmaid’s Tale fans, this map changes everything we thought we knew about Gilead
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Handmaid’s Tale fans, this changes EVERYTHING we thought we knew about Gilead

Resistance knows no borders.

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THE HANDMAID'S TALE -- "First Blood" -- Episode 206 -- Offred finds unexpected allies and obstacles in her search for a way to protect Hannah. The Commander prepares for the dedication of a new Red Center. Nick struggles with his new position. Serena Joy (Yvonne Strahovski), shown. (Photo by: George Kraychyk/Hulu)
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The Handmaid’s Tale: the real life events that inspired Margaret Atwood’s dystopian drama

Think Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale is fictional? Think again.

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The Handmaid’s Tale 3: what will happen in the third series of the dystopic nightmare

Warning: this article contains spoilers for The Handmaid’s Tale.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Handmaid’s Tale season 3 trailer teases an explosive new alliance

Are you ready to get on board with June’s revolution?

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The Handmaid’s Tale season 3: why June’s revenge plans may hurt the ones she loves most

“If I was going to try to hurt Gilead, the first thing I might do is kill all the Handmaids,” teases Bruce Miller.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Your first look at Margaret Atwood’s sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale

The Testaments is set 15 years after Offred’s final scene in The Handmaid’s Tale, and is inspired by modern-day America

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This “sexy” Handmaid’s Tale costume has sparked fury on social media

The Handmaid's Tale is dark, but this inappropriate Halloween costume is even darker

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