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Margaret Atwood

Margaret Eleanor "Peggy" Atwood (born November 18, 1939) is a novelist, poet, literary critic and one of the world's best-selling authors. She was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and attended school at Victoria College in Toronto.

She is best known for her tale of an anti-feminist[?] future dystopia in the novel The Handmaid's Tale, her Booker Prize-winning The Blind Assassin and for many other stories.

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Complete Bibliography


The Circle Game[?] (1966)
Expeditions[?] (1966)
Speeches for Doctor Frankenstein[?] (1966)
The Animals in That Country[?] (1968)
The Edible Woman[?] (1969)
The Journals of Susanna Moodie[?] (1970)
Procedures for Underground[?] (1970)
Surfacing[?] (1972)
You Are Happy[?] (1974)
Lady Oracle[?] (1976)
Dancing Girls[?] (1977)
Up in the Tree[?] (1978)
Life before Man[?] (1979)
Anna's Pet[?] (1980)
Bodily Harm[?] (1981)
Unearthing Suite[?] (1983)
Murder in the Dark[?] (1984)
The Handmaid's Tale (1985)
The Labrador Fiasco[?] (1986)
Cat's Eye[?] (1989)
For the Birds[?] (1990) (with Shelly Tanaka[?])
Wilderness Tips[?] (1992)
The Robber Bride[?] (1993)
Princess Prunella and the Purple Peanut[?] (1995)
Alias Grace[?] (1996) - winner of the 1996 Giller Prize
Eating Fire[?] (1998)
The Blind Assassin (2000) - winner of the 2000 Booker Prize and the 2000 Governor General's Award
Oryx and Crake[?] (2003)


Double Persephone[?] (1961)
The Circle Game[?] (1964)
Power Politics[?] (1971)
Selected Poems[?] (1976)
Two-Headed Poems[?] (1978)
True Stories[?] (1981)
Bluebeard's Egg[?] (1984)
Good Bones and Simple Murders[?] (1994)
Morning in the Burned House: New Poems[?] (1996)

Anthologies Edited

The New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse[?] (1982)
The Canlit Foodbook: From Pen to palate - A Collection of Tasty Literary Fare[?] (1987)
The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories in English[?] (1988)
The Best American Short Stories 1989[?] (1989) (with Shannon Ravenel[?])

Short Stories

When it Happens[?] (1983)
Freeforall[?] (1986)
Death by Landscape[?] (1989)
Homelanding[?] (1989)
Daphne and Laura and So Forth[?] (1995)
Half-Hanged Mary[?] (1995)
Shopping[?] (1998)


Survival, A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature[?] (1972)
Negotiating with the Dead, A Writer on Writing[?] (2002)

See also Canadian literature

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