Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood (b. 1939) is one of the most famous Canadian authors in modern times.

Atwood is particularly known for her works within the genre of science fiction (although she prefers to label her stories as speculative fiction). Her most famous novel is The Handmaid's Tale (1985), which depicts a dystopian future in which women have been stripped of all of their rights. The novel gained renewed attention in 2017 because of a critically acclaimed TV adaptation, and in 2019 Atwood also published a sequel called The Testaments

 

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