Margaret Atwood

10 Margaret Atwood Recommended Books

Margaret Atwood is a Canadian author, poet, and environmental activist. Her works of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction have been widely acclaimed and have won numerous awards. She is known for her 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale and for her book of short stories, Cat’s Eye. Atwood has written over 40 books, including novels, story collections, and non-fiction.

10 Books recommended by Margaret Atwood

Merde!

Merde!

The Real French You Were Never Taught at School

Author :Genevieve

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"An excellent book." - Margaret Atwood [Source]

Guns, Germs, and Steel

Guns, Germs, and Steel

The Fates of Human Societies

Author :Jared Diamond

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"Also does pandemics." - Margaret Atwood [Source]

Saving Us

Saving Us

A Climate Scientist's Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World

Author :Katharine Hayhoe

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"A must-read if we’re serious about enacting positive change from the ground up, in communities, and through human connections & human emotions." - Margaret Atwood [Source]

The Flu Pandemic and You

The Flu Pandemic and You

A Canadian Guide

Author :Vincent Lam

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"Sage, calm, realistic words by an epidemiologist and a Toronto doctor who was there for SARS." - Margaret Atwood [Source]

Rats, Lice and History

Rats, Lice and History

Author :Hans Zinsser

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"One of the classic non-fictions." - Margaret Atwood [Source]

1491

1491

New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

Author :Charles C. Mann

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"About what the Americas were like before (and during) the wipeout caused by European microbes + viruses." - Margaret Atwood [Source]

The Bronte Myth

The Bronte Myth

Author :Lucasta Miller

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"About the fall and rise of their literary reputations." - Margaret Atwood [Source]

Weeds

Weeds

In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants

Author :Richard Mabey

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Margaret Atwood recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

Memorial Drive

Memorial Drive

A Daughter's Memoir

Author :Natasha Trethewey

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"A heartbreaking book." - Margaret Atwood [Source]

In the Lateness of the World

In the Lateness of the World

Poems

Author :Carolyn Forché

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"Gives us some perspective." - Margaret Atwood [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What books does Margaret Atwood recommend?

Margaret Atwood has recommended a wide range of books, spanning both fiction and non-fiction. She recommends books from authors across many genres, including Marlon James, Hilary Mantel, and Kanya Mahabarata.

Margaret Atwood is a prolific author and poet. She has written over forty books, including The Handmaid's Tale, Cat's Eye, The Blind Assassin, and The Testaments.

Margaret Atwood has stated that her favorite book is To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf.

Margaret Atwood selects books based on her current interests, and her recommendation is informed by her long-standing admiration of the authors and stories. Her recommendations are also influenced by issues of social justice that she feels passionate about.