Beyond Belief | The Handmaid’s Tale
Based on The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood tells Ernie Rea about the role of faith in her seminal novel and how her fiction, written nearly 40 years ago, resonates in a post-Roe v Wade world. Panellists also discuss the role of religion in Atwood's Gilead, why her vision has struck a chord today and its influence on culture and politics.Tweet
Proms | The Handmaid's Tale
Veteran war reporter Kate Adie and novelist Aminatta Forna discuss Margaret Atwood's groundbreaking feminist novel, 'The Handmaid's Tale', twenty five years after its publication, in which a religious revolution has overthrown the American government.
A Good Read | Mary Beard & Bidisha at The Cheltenham Literature Festival
Mary Beard and writer Bidisha talk to Harriett Gilbert about Margaret Atwood's modern classic and why they've been waiting years to choose this book.