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Margaret Atwood

Canadian writer

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Margaret Atwood: Canadian writer
Margaret Eleanor Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, inventor, teacher, and environmental activist. Since 1961, she has published 17 books of poetry, 16 novels, 10 books of non-fiction, eight collections of short fiction, eight children's books, and one graphic novel, as well as a number of small press editions in poetry and fiction. Atwood has won numerous awards and honors for her writing, including the Man Booker Prize, Arthur C. Clarke Award, Governor General's Award, Franz Kafka Prize, and the National Book Critics and PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Awards.

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Rule-breaking Booker judges honor Atwood, Evaristo with rare double prize

Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments" and Bernardine Evaristo's "Girl, Woman, Other" jointly won the Booker Prize on Monday in a surprise double award in which the literary prize recognized its oldest and..
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Authors Atwood and Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize

Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments" and Bernardine Evaristo's "Girl, Woman, Other" jointly won the Booker Prize in London on Monday, in a surprise announcement by the judges of the major literary prize.
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Videos for Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood: Booker Prize will be irrelevant if we don't save the planet [Video]Margaret Atwood: Booker Prize will be irrelevant if we don't save the planet

Booker Prize-winner Margaret Atwood has said literary awards will be irrelevant unless action is taken over the environment. The Canadian author was jointly awarded the prestigious prize for The..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:01Published

Oldest and first black female Booker Prize winners [Video]Oldest and first black female Booker Prize winners

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have been jointly awarded the Booker Prize, with judges flouting the rules to name both winners. Gracie Jerome reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

The Handmaid's Tale got 'closer to reality' - author Margaret Atwood [Video]The Handmaid's Tale got 'closer to reality' - author Margaret Atwood

Canadian author Margaret Atwood said a deterioration in women's rights in some parts of the world including in the United States prompted her to write a sequel to her best-selling 1985 novel "The..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:15Published

'The Testaments': Margaret Atwood's sequel to 'The Handmaid's Tale' hits the bookshelves [Video]'The Testaments': Margaret Atwood's sequel to 'The Handmaid's Tale' hits the bookshelves

The follow up to the best-selling 1985 dystopian novel has already been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, a week before it was launched.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:52Published

 
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