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Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments Playlist

Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments Playlist

…e Booker Prize for Fiction and a number one New York Times bestseller, The Testaments by Margaret Atwood was one of the most anticipated books of the decade. Finally available in paperback, we can officially say it is definitely worth a read and there is a lot to discuss! The Los Angeles Times agrees, “everyone should read The Testaments.” In honor of the paperback publication, Margaret Atwood has created the perfect playlist to soundtrack your re…

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Recipe by the Book: Gingerbread Men and Orange Custard for The Testaments

Recipe by the Book: Gingerbread Men and Orange Custard for The Testaments

…d’s Tale does not disappoint. The critics agree, “Everyone should read The Testaments” (Los Angeles Times). In preparation for the holiday season, the literary goddess herself, Margaret Atwood, has gifted us with not one, but two recipes inspired by The Testaments that are perfect for getting your book club in the festive spirit. Read on for the recipes, as well as two exclusive notes from Margaret introducing each dish. To download a PDF of the g…

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The Testaments Book Club Kit

The long wait for the paperback edition of The Testaments is finally over! Whether you’ve read, or watched The Handmaid’s Tale or are brand-new to Margaret Atwood’s work, there is so much to dig into. In this enthralling page-turner, Atwood takes us into the lives of three women as Gilead begins to crumble. We learn about Aunt Lydia’s complicated past and start to understand how she became who she is. We see a young woman for whom Gilead is the o…

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What to Read After Your Latest Streaming Obsession

What to Read After Your Latest Streaming Obsession

…hope you enjoy! If you’re obsessed with: The Handmaid’s Tale Check out The Testaments by Margaret Atwood You’ve seen what happens to Elisabeth Moss in seasons two and three, but if you’ve ever wondered WWMAD (What Would Margaret Atwood Do?) your answer is finally here! “A fast, immersive narrative that’s as propulsive as it is melodramatic.” —The New York Times When the van door slammed on Offred’s future at the end of The Handmaid’s Tale, readers…

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Books to Get You Back to Book Club

Books to Get You Back to Book Club

…us content? Make sure to check out our 2019 Reading Group Planner.     The Testaments by Margaret Atwood “There may be no novelist better suited to tapping the current era’s anxieties than Margaret Atwood.” —Entertainment Weekly Shortlisted for the Booker Prize Margaret Atwood’s dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid’s Tale, has become a modern classic—and now she brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion in this riveting sequel. More than fif…

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A Guide to Gifting Margaret Atwood

A Guide to Gifting Margaret Atwood

…eader’s guide | Buy the book For EVERY reader! The Handmaid’s Tale and The Testaments Box Set Last, but definitely not least, we cannot recommend the box set of Margaret Atwood’s most iconic series enough. In The Handmaid’s Tale, the Republic of Gilead is a totalitarian regime that enforces rigid social roles and enslaves the few remaining fertile women, including the Handmaid Offred. Deprived of her husband, her child, her freedom, and even her o…

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Margaret Atwood Trivia for Your Book Club

…little wrong to say we’re excited to head back to Gilead, but we are. The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s companion to her eerily prescient cultural phenomenon The Handmaid’s Tale, has finally arrived in paperback, and we know you’re planning to read and discuss with your book club. We want to make sure it’s the best meeting you’ve ever had, so we’ve compiled some trivia to get your meeting started off right! Answers are at the bottom, but beware!…

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Empty Watchlist? Queue the (Literary) Drama and Thrills

Empty Watchlist? Queue the (Literary) Drama and Thrills

…ide | Buy the book   For those with their Eyes on The Handmaid’s Tale: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood Offred’s television journey has taken some incredible twists and turns, but Margaret Atwood’s return to the legendary dystopian society she created is nothing short of captivating. This long-awaited companion is nothing short of a must-read for fans of the show and the book alike. Read an excerpt | Get the reader’s guide | Buy the book   For th…

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Back to Book Club with the 2020 Reading Group Planner

Back to Book Club with the 2020 Reading Group Planner

…Jim Crow–era Florida, and Margaret Atwood’s Booker Prize–winning novel The Testaments, a modern masterpiece about the inner workings of Gilead; Patrick Radden Keefe’s Say Nothing, a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland; Erin Morgenstern’s long-awaited The Starless Sea, a timeless love story set in a secret underground world; a beautifully repackaged Half of a Yellow Sun by the celebrated author Chimamanda Ngo…

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Q&A with Janet Soskice, Author of The Sisters of Sinai

…hard currency, sold to the British in 1933. A complete Bible, Old and New Testaments, of the fourth century, it is probably one of the very first to be produced after Christianity was made legal by the Emperor Constantine. Most of the Codex is in London, but some pages are in Leipzig and in St. Petersburg, and others have been only recently found in St. Catherine’s when part of the wall collapsed in 1975, revealing a previously lost book room. No…

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