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Author Margaret Atwood holds her award after she was made a Companion of Honour by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle, England. Photo credits:Aaron Chown

'A bit emotional': After second Booker, Margaret Atwood wins rare honour from Queen Elizabeth II 

Winning her second Booker Prize, Margaret Atwood has received a rare honor from Queen Elizabeth II for her services to literature.

Published on 26th October 2019
Camila The Duchess of Cornwall with Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)

'Booker Prize is one big step for Evaristo, a giant leap for British women writers of colour'

Winning the Booker Prize is one big step for Bernardine Evaristo — and, she hopes, a giant leap for British women writers of colour.

Published on 16th October 2019
Canadian author Margaret Atwood (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Booker panel rips up rulebook; Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo share top fiction prize

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo split the Booker Prize, after the judging panel ripped up the rulebook and refused to name one winner for the prestigious trophy.

Published on 15th October 2019
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Booker Prize 2019: Bookies back Atwood, Shafak, Ellmann over Rusdhie and others

Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood is the bookies' favorite to win the coveted fiction trophy again for "The Testaments," her follow-up to dystopian saga "The Handmaid's Tale."

Published on 14th October 2019
Margaret Atwood with Nan Talese and husband Graeme Gibson (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Canadian novelist Graeme Gibson, longtime partner of Margaret Atwood, dies at 85

Graeme Gibson, a Canadian novelist and conservationist and the longtime partner of Margaret Atwood, died Wednesday at age 85.

Published on 18th September 2019
Margaret Atwood (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Sales for Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, Handmaid's Tale sequel, top 125,000 copies

Sales for Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, her highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, have already topped 100,000 copies.

Published on 13th September 2019
Salman Rushdie (AP Photo/Rogelio V Solis)

Booker Prize winners Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood are contenders again for coveted trophy

Booker Prize winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are contenders again for the coveted fiction trophy.

Published on 24th July 2019

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