Author(s): Margaret Atwood
The Booker Prize-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale pens a conclusion to the dramatic, hilarious, and heartwarming Angel Catbird trilogy.
It's all-out war in the madcap culmination of Angel Catbird's superhero saga. The evil Rat army is aiming for world domination, and only a ragtag gang of half-cats stands in their way.
Margaret Atwood is one of the most important living writers of our day. She has been recognized internationally for her work through awards and honorary degrees.
Atwood, whose work has been published in over thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays, and has won the Man Booker Prize, the Giller Prize, Premio Mondello, and more.
Atwood's The Blind Assassin was named one of Time magazine's 100 best English-language novels published since 1923.
"Atwood's prose miraculously balances humor, outrage and beauty. A simple description becomes both chilling and sublime."--The New York Times
(On The Year of the Flood)
"Atwood is funny and clever, such a good writer and real thinker."--The New York Times Book Review
(On Oryx and Crake)
"Atwood has long since established herself as one of the best writers in English today."--The Baltimore Sun
(On The Edible Woman)
"Margaret Atwood takes risks and wins."-Time
(On The Blind Assassin)
"Atwood is a poet." -The New Yorker
Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa, and grew up in northern Ontario and Quebec, and in Toronto. She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master's degree from Radcliffe College.
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than forty volumes of poetry, children's literature, fiction, and non-fiction, but is best known for her novels. Her newest novel, MaddAddam (2013), is the final volume in a three-book series that began with the Man-Booker prize-nominated Oryx and Crake (2003) and continued with The Year of the Flood (2009). The Tent (mini-fictions) and Moral Disorder (short fiction) both appeared in 2006. Her most recent volume of poetry, The Door, was published in 2007. In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination, a collection of non-fiction essays appeared in 2011. Her non-fiction book, Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth was adapted for the screen in 2012.
Ms. Atwood's work has been published in more than forty languages, including Farsi, Japanese, Turkish, Finnish, Korean, Icelandic and Estonian.
Margaret Atwood currently lives in Toronto with writer Graeme Gibson.