An Evening With Margaret Atwood & Pamela Paul

Event starts Sunday, November 15 at 5 p.m. Book purchase required for admittance to this program; click here to purchase. In Dearly, Margaret Atwood, a novelist who happens to be […]


An Evening With Margaret Atwood & Pamela Paul

Authors:Pamela Paul, Margaret Atwood


Event starts Sunday, November 15 at 5 p.m.

Book purchase required for admittance to this program; click here to purchase.

In Dearly, Margaret Atwood, a novelist who happens to be one of our most significant contemporary poets, addresses themes such as love, loss, the passage of time, the nature of nature – and zombies. Steering the conversation will be New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul, author of six books, including How to Raise a Reader and My Life with Bob.

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Pamela Paul

Pamela Paul is the editor of The New York Times Book Review and oversees books coverage at The New York Times. She is also the host of the weekly Book Review podcast.

She is the author of six books: ” The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony” was named one of the best books of 2002 by The Washington Post; her second book, “Pornified,” was named one of the best books of 2005 by The San Francisco Chronicle. She is also the author of “Parenting, Inc.”, “By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review,”  “My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues” and   “How to Raise a Reader,” co-written with Maria Russo..

Paul has been a contributor to Time magazine and The Economist, and a columnist for The New York Times Sunday Styles section and Worth magazine. Her work has also appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, and other publications.

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood, is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels. In addition to The Handmaid’s Tale, now an award-winning TV series, her novels include Cat’s Eye, short-listed for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; The MaddAddam Trilogy; The Heart Goes Last; and Hag-Seed. Perhaps best known for her novels, Atwood has been, from the beginning of her career, one of our most significant contemporary poets. In Dearly (Ecco), her first collection of poetry in over a decade, she addresses themes such as love, loss, the passage of time, the nature of nature — and zombies. Her new poetry is introspective and personal in tone, but wide-ranging in topic. In poem after poem, she casts her unique imagination and unyielding, observant eye over the landscape of a life carefully and intuitively lived.

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