Prophetic writing | Simon Schama Meets
Coincidently, the TV version of ''The Handmaid's Tale'' came out shortly after Trump was elected in 2016. This poignancy has been dubbed as prophetic of Atwood; she responds to this claim.Tweet
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Governmental procreation | Simon Schama Meets
Margaret Atwood cites Romania and Nazi Germany who, like ''The Handmaid's Tale'', have been historically inclined to enforce particular procreation of certain groups or peoples.