Margaret Atwood Articles

The Handmaid’s Tale revisited

The Handmaid’s Tale revisited

The Handmaid’s Tale and The Testaments detail a new America: Gilead. Though rooted in fantasy, Gilead reflects the disasters of today
Feminist Collective Lit Club: read your way to accessible feminism

Feminist Collective Lit Club: read your way to accessible feminism

The UoM Feminist Collective have brought back their Lit Club, online and accessible to all. Find out what they’ve got coming up!
International Women’s Day: the writers who inspire us

International Women’s Day: the writers who inspire us

The books section have come together to consider the female writers who have inspired us for International Women’s Day
Review: ‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood

Review: ‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood

Fashion editor Alice Porter argues that the ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ sequel prioritises plot over politics with a novel that was unnecessarily built up
Opinion: Man Booker continues to fail black women

Opinion: Man Booker continues to fail black women

The Man Booker Prize is being praised because a black woman, Bernadine Evaristo, has won for the first time, but what does her having to share the prize say?
Exploring eco-fiction: Margaret Atwood’s ‘MaddAddam’ trilogy

Exploring eco-fiction: Margaret Atwood’s ‘MaddAddam’ trilogy

Helena Torre takes a look at her favourite eco-fiction books, with a special focus on Margaret Atwood’s ‘Maddaddam’ trilogy
Opinion: Do we really need a sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’?

Opinion: Do we really need a sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’?

Alice Porter discusses the announcement of the sequel to Margaret Atwood’s seminal novel
The Library of the Future

The Library of the Future

100 acclaimed authors will each write one piece over the next 100 years for a literary time capsule, to remain unpublished until the 22nd Century

The Handmaid’s Tale

This is certainly not an emotionally uplifting read, yet Atwood’s tale will leave you contemplating whether aspects of Gilead already exist in our modern society?

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