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SOLD OUT Virtual Event – Margaret Atwood
September 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Magic City Books is proud to present Margaret Atwood in conversation for a virtual event in celebration of the paperback release of The Testaments, the sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale.
This ticketed event will be hosted on the Zoom platform, each ticket comes with one (1) signed paperback copy of The Testaments and one (1) link to the Zoom event on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm CDT. Only registered ticket holders will be allowed in to the Zoom event and there is a limit of one registration per email address.
Tickets are SOLD OUT
Copies of The Testaments will be available starting September 1. You may choose to pick up your copy of the book in the store or have it shipped to you.
About The Testaments:
More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results.
Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third: Aunt Lydia. Her complex past and uncertain future unfold in surprising and pivotal ways.
With The Testaments, Margaret Atwood opens up the innermost workings of Gilead, as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes.
Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in more than forty-five countries, is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels. In addition to The Handmaid’s Tale, now an award-winning TV series, her novels include Cat’s Eye, short-listed for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; Oryx and Crake, short-listed for the 2003 Man Booker Prize; The Year of the Flood, MaddAddam; and Hag-Seed. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, the Franz Kafka Prize, the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Los Angeles Times Innovator’s Award. In 2019, she was made a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour for services to literature.