HITTING THE SHELVES
HITTING THE SHELVES
Margaret Atwood’s The Tent (2006)
WATCH OUT for Margaret Atwood’s new collection of stories, The Tent (2006), due out from Nan A. Talese on January 10, 2006.
ATWOOD Margaret [1939-] Novelist, poet, critic. Born Margaret Eleanor Atwood in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. NOVELS Oryx and Crake (2003: shortlisted for the 2003 Booker Prize for Fiction, the 2003 Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the 2003 Giller Prize for Fiction and the 2004 Orange Prize for Fiction); The Blind Assassin (2000: winner of the 2000 Booker Prize for Fiction and the Dashiell Hammett Prize); Alias Grace (1996: winner of the 1996 Giller Prize for Fiction, the Premio Mondello Award and an Award of Merit from Heritage Toronto; shortlisted for the 1996 Booker Prize for Fiction, the Orange Prize for Fiction, the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the 1998 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel); The Robber Bride (1993: co-winner of the 1993 Trillium Book Award for Fiction); Cat’s Eye (1988: shortlisted for the 1989 Booker Prize for Fiction); The Handmaid’s Tale (1985: winner of the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the Los Angeles Times Best Fiction Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award; a finalist for the 1986 Booker Prize for Fiction, the Ritz Paris Hemingway Award, and the Commonwealth Writers Prize); Bodily Harm (1981); Life Before Man (1979); Lady Oracle (1976); Surfacing (1972); The Edible Woman (1969) STORIES The Tent (2006); Bottle (2004); Good Bones and Simple Murders (2001); A Quiet Game and Other Early Works (edited by Kathy Chung and Sherrill Grace; illustrated by Kathy Chung (1997); Good Bones (1992); Wilderness Tips and Other Stories (1991: winner of the 1991 Trillium Book Award for Fiction); Bluebeard’s Egg and Other Stories (1983); Murder in the Dark: Short Fictions and Prose Poems (1983); Dancing Girls and Other Stories (1977) POETRY Eating Fire: Selected Poems, 1965-1995 (1998); Morning in the Burned House (1995: co-winner of the 1995 Trillium Book Award for Fiction); Margaret Atwood Poems 1965-1975 (1991); Selected Poems 1966-1984 (1990); Selected Poems II: Poems Selected and New 1976-1986 (1986); Interlunar (1984); Snake Poems (1983); True Stories (1981); Two-Headed Poems (1978); Selected Poems (1976); You Are Happy (1974); Power Politics (1971); Procedures for Underground (1970); The Journals of Susanna Moodie (1970); The Animals in That Country (1968); Speeches for Doctor Frankenstein (1966); Expeditions (1966); Talismans for Children (1965); Kaleidoscopes (1965); The Circle Game (1964; rev. 1966: winner of the 1966 Governor General’s Award for Poetry); Double Persephone (1961) CHILDREN’S Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda (2004); Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes (2003); Princess Prunella and the Purple Peanut (1995); For the Birds (1990); Anna’s Pet (with Joyce Barkhouse) (1980); Up in the Tree (1978) NONFICTION The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (2005); Curious Pursuits: Occasional Writing (published as Writing with Intent: Essays, Reviews, Personal Prose, 1983-2005 in the U.S.) (2005); Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing (2002); Solicitudes: Conversations (with Victor-Levy Beaulieu) (1998); Strange Things: The Malevolent North in Canadian Literature (1995); Second Words: Selected Critical Prose (1982); Days of the Rebels 1815-1840 (1977); Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature (1972) EDITED The New Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories in English (with Robert Weaver) (1995); The Best American Short Stories 1989 (with Shannon Ravenell) (1989); The Canlit Foodbook (1987); The New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse in English (1982); The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories in English (with Robert Weaver) (1986)
Fiction: The Blind Assassin (2000); Alias Grace (1996)
Nonfiction: Curious Pursuits: Occasional Writing (published in the U.S. as Writing with Intent: Essays, Reviews, Personal Prose, 1983-2005) (2005)