Alias Grace by Margaret AtwoodGrace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer, Thomas Kinnear, and Nancy Montgomery, his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others think her evil or insane. Now serving a life sentence, Grace claims to have no memory of the murders. Dr. Simon Jordan, an up-and-coming expert in the burgeoning field of mental...
Cat's Eye by Margaret AtwoodReturning to the city of her youth for a retrospective of her art, controversial painter Elaine Risley is engulfed by vivid images of the past. Strongest of all is the figure of Cordelia, leader of the trio of girls who initiated her into the fierce politics of childhood and its secret world of friendship, longing, and betrayal. Elaine must come to terms with her own...
Oryx and Crake by Margaret AtwoodA keenly prescient novel about the future of humanity - and its present. Humanity here equals Snowman, and in Snowman's recollections Atwood re-creates a time much like our own, when a boy named Jimmy loved an elusive, damaged girl called Oryx and a sardonic genius called Crake. But now Snowman is alone, and as we learn why we also learn about a world that could become ours...
The Blind Assassin by Margaret AtwoodThe Blind Assassin opens with these simple, resonant words: "Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge." They are spoken by Iris, whose terse account of her sister's death in 1945 is followed by an inquest report proclaiming the death accidental. But just as the reader expects to settle into Laura? s story, Atwood introduces a...
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodIn the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies? Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her...
Writing with Intent by Margaret AtwoodComposed of autobiographical essays, cultural commentary, book reviews, and introductory pieces written for great works of literature, this is the award-winning author's first book-length nonfiction publication in twenty years. Arranged chronologically, these writings display the development of Atwood's worldview as the world around her changes.
Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, Tracy Chevalier, Margaret AtwoodBook to Author, played 130 times.
Booker Prize Winners 1992-2002
Yann Martel, Michael Ondaatje, Arundhati Roy, Roddy DoyleBook to Author, played 110 times.
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Umberto Eco, Jostein Gaarder, Margaret Atwood, A.S. ByattBook to Author, played 72 times.
Margaret Atwood, Khaled Hosseini, Kathryn Stockett, Jostein GaarderBook to Author, played 155 times.
George Orwell, Suzanne Collins, William Golding, Aldous HuxleyBook to Author, played 238 times.
Margaret Atwood, Charles Dickens, C. S. Lewis, Fyodor DostoyevskyBook to Author, played 29 times.
Aldous Huxley, Margaret Atwood, Michael Crichton, Ken FollettBook to Author, played 27 times.
Harper Lee, Margaret Atwood, John Grisham, Fyodor DostoyevskyBook to Author, played 114 times.
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