Margaret Atwood

reads from

MaddAddam

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This event includes a book signing

Date

Sep
19
Thursday
September 19, 2013
7:00 PM

Location

First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

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Harvard Book Store is pleased to welcome Booker Prize winner and Arthur C. Clarke Award winning author MARGARET ATWOOD as she reads from her latest novel MaddAddam.

A man-made plague has swept the earth, but a small group survives, along with the green-eyed Crakers – a gentle species bio-engineered to replace humans. Toby, onetime member of the God’s Gardeners and expert in mushrooms and bees, is still in love with street-smart Zeb, who has an interesting past. The Crakers’ reluctant prophet, Snowman-the-Jimmy, is hallucinating; Amanda is in shock from a Painballer assault; and Ivory Bill yearns for the provocative Swift Fox, who is flirting with Zeb. Meanwhile, giant Pigoons and malevolent Painballers threaten to attack. 

Told with wit, dizzying imagination, and dark humour, Booker Prize-winning Margaret Atwood’s unpredictable, chilling and hilarious MaddAddam takes us further into a challenging dystopian world – a moving and dramatic conclusion to the internationally celebrated trilogy that began with Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood.

Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than thirty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. 

In addition to the classic The Handmaid’s Tale, her novels include Cat’s EyeAlias GraceThe Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize, Oryx and Crake and most recently, The Year of the Flood. Her last two novels have sold over a million copies in the English language.

Margaret Atwood is among the most-honoured authors of fiction in recent history. She has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times, winning once, a winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and Prince of Asturias Award for Literature, has been a finalist for the Governor General's Award seven times, winning twice, and in 2012 was awarded the title of Companion of Literature by The Royal Society of Literature.

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First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 2 minutes

As you exit the station, cross Mass. Ave. and look for the newsstand called Crimson Corner. Turn right and proceed north along Mass. Ave. going toward the Cambridge Common. You will pass the Harvard Coop, Bank of America, and CVS. The First Parish Church is located at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Church St. Please enter through the front door of the church.

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