Tag: Margaret Atwood

An interview with Martina Devlin, author of About Sisterland

  Irish author and journalist Martina Devlin was born in Omagh and her new novel About Sisterland imagines a 22nd century world run by women, following the decimation of the male species in a world-altering war. Men are the inferior sex in Sisterland controlled through the use of testosterone-regulating drugs, denied education, segregated from women and used…

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Look what I won!

The fantastic Naomi over at The Writes of Women hosted a giveaway on her blog last month and I won! My prize was this beautiful pendant from Scribbelicious jewellery, featuring a quote from 746 Books favourite Margaret Atwood. In 2012, Scribbelicious’ founder and designer, Nicola Andrew, came across a waterlogged copy of Shakespeare’s Complete Works.…

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No: 745 The Circle by Dave Eggers

In September of this year, some of the world’s most famous writers signed an open appeal against the National Security Agency stating that the U.S. government’s mass surveillance impedes freedom of thought. Orhan Pamuk, Günter Grass, Margaret Atwood and Don DeLillo are among hundreds of “writers against mass surveillance” worldwide who have signed the open…

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