Reviewing Episode One of The Handmaid’s Tale #MARM (Spoilery)

2019-11-20T13:01:43-05:00

When the Commander and Offred are playing Scrabble in episode three, all the tiles are turned face-down except for two: ‘M’ and ‘A’. When you’re in the middle of Margaret Atwood Reading Month, an ‘M’ and an ‘A’ are immediately recognizable as relevant. And it’s details like this which

Reviewing Episode One of The Handmaid’s Tale #MARM (Spoilery)2019-11-20T13:01:43-05:00

Moving from The Handmaid’s Tale to The Testaments #MARM

2019-11-20T12:43:07-05:00

There are three things that I noticed in this rereading of The Handmaid’s Tale. The use of time in the narrative. The importance of what is not said. The matter of world-building and perspective. In all three, readers are wholly engaged. Engaged in the use of time, in the

Moving from The Handmaid’s Tale to The Testaments #MARM2019-11-20T12:43:07-05:00

Margaret Atwood Reading Month 2019 #MARM

2019-10-17T16:10:24-05:00

Margaret Atwood Reading Month is hosted by Naomi at Consumed by Ink and Marcie at BuriedInPrint and inspired by decades of reading Margaret Atwood’s words: journalism and fiction, poetry and comics. From November 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019 we’ll be reading Margaret Atwood, and we invite you to

Margaret Atwood Reading Month 2019 #MARM2019-10-17T16:10:24-05:00

Participants’ Links for #MARM November 2018

2018-11-30T19:54:53-05:00

Thanks to everyone who participated in Margaret Atwood Reading Month and contributed their enthusiasm, interest and experience to making the event a success. And to Naomi: a stellar co-host and co-reader and co-everythinger.  We’ve collaborated on this link collection, so we’re cross-posting. Please let us know if we’ve missed

Participants’ Links for #MARM November 20182018-11-30T19:54:53-05:00