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Posted by | May 19, 2017
#863 The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood

The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood Charmaine and Stan live in their car. Stan used to have a job, but he lost it. Charmaine works in a bar. Lots...

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The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
Posted by | December 10, 2015
#585 The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood Oh Penelope, left alone for quite a long time while her husband Odysseus went off to fight wars and deal with gods. Penelope was just...

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Surfacing by Margaret Atwood
Posted by | December 7, 2015
#583 Surfacing by Margaret Atwood

Surfacing by Margaret Atwood A nameless woman's father is lost and she goes out in the wilderness of Canada to find him. There is some civilization there, but not much....

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Posted by | January 28, 2015
The Infertility Apocalypse

The Infertility Apocalypse Let me count the ways in which society could end and the world fall apart. There are aliens. There's zombies. There's nuclear war. There's plague. There are...

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Posted by | September 2, 2014
#446 The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood

The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood This is the second book in Margaret's series that all started with Oryx and Crake. In this installment of the series we...

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Posted by | August 20, 2014
#444 Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood This probably isn't the best time to be reading a dystopian post-apocalyptic novel about an apocalypse caused by a hemorrhagic genetically engineered virus, but...

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Posted by | July 14, 2013
Two Types of Dystopian Stories

I have decided there are two types of dystopian stories. I will explain what I think those types are in this post. Let's get a definition of the word dystopian...

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Posted by | February 15, 2013
#269 The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Summary: This book was really, really intriguing. I know I have heard of this book before, but I cannot remember from where. I also remember specifically a few lines of...

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Posted by | February 11, 2013
Book Haul: February 9, 2013

I went to the thrift shop. I did not feel very well at all. I think gluten-free pizza doesn't like me anymore. My stomach wasn't feeling too hot, but I...

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