In this November 2020, the third Margaret Atwood Reading Month unfolded with participants from many places, some reading her for the first time, many returning to her work to try new and backlisted works, others exploring other #MARM content online (interviews, films, TV, etc.). In the National Geographic atlas,
Honestly, it was Naomi’s idea to play Bingo this year and, sure, I thought it’d be fun but it turns out that I love the sense of momentum that comes from checking off squares as a I work towards a goal. (Household Chore bingo? Fitness bingo? Anyone? Me! Me!
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