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Praise Be! Margaret Atwood Is Writing a Sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale

It’s been over three decades since The Handmaid’s Tale was published—and likely a little while since you read the CanLit novel in grade 10 English class—but over the past couple of years, the dystopian world that Margaret Atwood created has come to the forefront of popular culture. Whether it’s an Emmy-winning television

The Dog Doesn’t Die: Heal Yourself With These Rewritten Book Scenes

Everything was beautiful, and nothing hurt the dogs. Electric Literature’s Riane Konc rewrote famous stories where the dog dies, so this time the dog doesn’t die. It’s cathartic for gentle souls and for fans of literary rewrites like Texts From Jane Eyre or How It Should Have Ended. An excerpt

This Burns Night, consider celebrating Virginia Woolf instead

Hold the haggis: theres another writers birthday that deserves to be celebrated on 25 January Virginia Woolf This Burns Night, consider celebrating Virginia Woolf instead Kaite Welsh Hold the haggis: theres another writers birthday that deserves to be celebrated on

Ursula K Le Guin, sci-fi and fantasy author, dies aged 88

The multi award-winning writer of The Left Hand of Darkness and A Wizard of Earthsea has died at her home in Portland, Oregon Ursula K Le Guin, sci-fi and fantasy author, dies aged 88 The multi award-winning writer of The Left

The endless adaptability of Philip K Dick

From the new Blade Runner to Channel 4s Electric Dreams, the insatiable hunger for PKD stories on screen shows no sign of abatingWith the Channel 4 series of dramas based on his short stories starting, Blade Runner, released in 1982, the year the author died. But there has also been

Hillary Clinton just magnificently trolled Donald Trump on Twitter

Twitter 2017: Trump VS ClintonImage: mashable composite: Ian MacNicol/getty images and Chip Somodevilla/getty imagesHillary Clinton just @'d Donald Trump on Twitter and it's about to go down. On Wednesday night, over ten months after winning the Presidential Election, Donald Trump decided to bash his former opponent Hillary Clinton on Twitter.  But

Alan Rickman: 10 key performances

From the Sheriff of Nottingham to Severus Snape, Alan Rickman played some of the most memorable roles cinema had to offer. Here are 10 of the bestAfter graduating from drama school in 1974, Rickman pursued a successful career in theatre, culminating in an award-winning performance as Valmont in the premiere

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