WEDNESDAY NOV 27TH 2013
Café Philosophique Lecture Series
sponsored by the College of Arts and The Bookshelf
Margaret Atwood - MADDADDAM Book Tour
With Catherine Bush, Coordinator Creative Writing MFA
Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 at 8:00pm
War Memorial Hall, University of Guelph
General Admission: $10, Students: $8.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at The Bookshelf or at the door if available.
Combining adventure, humour, romance, superb storytelling, and an imagination that is at once dazzingly inventive and grounded in a recognizable world, MaddAddam is vintage Margaret Atwood, and a moving and dramatic conclusion to her internationally celebrated dystopian trilogy.
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than forty books - novels, short stories, poetry, literary criticism, social history, and books for children. Atwood's work is acclaimed internationally and has been published around the world. Her novels include The Handmaid's Tale and Cat's Eye -- both shortlisted for the Booker Prize; The Robber Bride, winner of the Trillium Book Award and a finalist for the Governor General's Award; Alias Grace, winner of the prestigious Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy, and a finalist for the Governor General's Award, the Booker Prize, the Orange Prize, and the International IMPAC Dublin LIterary Award; The Blind Assassin, winner of the Booker Prize and a finalist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award; and Oryx and Crake, a finalist for The Giller Prize, the Governor General's Award, the Orange Prize, and the Man Booker Prize. Her most recent books of fiction are Moral Disorder, Oryx and Crake, and The Year of the Flood. Margaret Atwood lives in Toronto with novelist Graeme Gibson. Visit her website.
Catherine Bush is the author of four novels, Accusation, the Trillium-Award-shortlisted Claire's Head, The Rules of Engagement, a New York Times Notable Book, and Minus Time. She is Coordinator of the University of Guelph's Creative Writing MFA.