Margaret Atwood is Canada's most eminent novelist, poet and critic. Her books include The Edible Woman, Surfacing, Lady Oracle, Life Before Man, Bodily Harm, The Handmaid's Tale (winner of both the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction and the Governor-General's Award, shortlisted for the Booker Prize and made in a major film). Cat's Eye (also shortlisted for the Booker Prize) The Robber Bride and Alias Grace. Finally, The Blind Assassin won the Booker Prize in 2000.
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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD still rules the book-lovers roost as we announce the 10 Bestselling Vintage Classics books. Our current Top 10 Vintage Classics Bestsellers list shows Australian’s are still keen to get to know the Great American classics such as Hemingway, but fairytales and book-to-film adaptations are still vying for space on our bookshelves. Plus there’s new ‘future classic’ additions to the list from authors like Margaret Atwood and Haruki Murakami.
by Random House Australia on 26 February 2015
Edward St Aubyn, author of the acclaimed Patrick Melrose novels, joins the Hogarth Shakespeare series to retell one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, King Lear. St Aubyn is the eighth author commissioned for the Hogarth Shakespeare series, which sees Shakespeare’s plays reimagined by some of today’s bestselling and most celebrated writers.