Tagged: Margaret Atwood

The politics of publishing

Philip Jones weighs up whether the book trade can, or should, try to balance politics with business. Read more

Canadian author Graeme Gibson dies, aged 85; Atwood pays tribute to 'beloved' partner

Canadian author Graeme Gibson has passed away, aged 85, with his partner Margaret Atwood paying tribute to her "beloved" spouse.    Read more

The Testaments smashes records to sell 103k in first week

Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Vintage) has soared into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 103,177 print copies sold in its first week on sale. ... Read more

Booker Prize stresses 2019 winner remains undecided after bookshop error

The Booker Prize has reassured readers the £50,000 literary award has “not yet been decided” – after a bookshop mistakenly branded copies of Margaret Atwood’s The... Read more

Pictures of the week

Author Adele Parks scales a skyscraper for charity in this week's pictures round-up, while Margaret Atwood celebrates the launch of The Testaments at Waterstones Piccadilly.... Read more

Amazon’s Testaments error calls use of embargoes into question, trade figures claim

Shockwaves rippled across the book industry last Wednesday after Amazon sent customers a copy of The Testaments almost a week early, which it later apologised... Read more

Secrecy measures for Testaments revealed: Printers subjected to airport-style security

Margaret Atwood’s follow-up to The Handmaid’s Tale was subject of intense media scrutiny and—as its publisher and agent reveal—repeated hacking attacks and tight security processes.... Read more

Vintage design team reveals how it created The Testaments cover

The Vintage team has revealed how it created the striking cover of Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments which has been used for all editions across the globe.... Read more

Margaret Atwood sheds light on hackers' efforts to steal The Testaments

Margaret Atwood has spoken of the “phoney emails” from cyber criminals attempting to access The Testaments (Chatto & Windus), at a global press conference in London.... Read more

Atwood greeted by cheers at Testaments midnight Waterstones launch

Margaret Atwood officially launched her follow-up to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments (Chatto & Windus), to cheers of delight at a packed-out Waterstones Piccadilly last night.... Read more

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