Margaret Atwood, 1983. From NPR's The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever.

Margaret Atwood, 1983

Margaret Atwood's socially conscious science-fiction pulls no punches. Here are five heavy hitters from her body of work.

Alias Grace Margaret Atwood's socially conscious science-fiction pulls no punches. Here are five heavy hitters from her body of work.

(by Margaret Atwood)

love poems, 'Variation On The Word Sleep' by Margaret Atwood -- Haven't read this one in some time. Have it in my book of quotes that I write down. A beautiful favorite.

Ryan Sheffields posters with quotes from famous authors [12 pictures]

Ryan Sheffield’s posters with quotes from famous authors (pictures)

"Men are afraid women will laugh at them. Women are afraid men will kill them." ~ Margaret Atwood.

Margaret Atwood Quote (this is paraphrased, but it gets the gist across). Feels particularly apt after the UCSB shootings.

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to be lit up from within, vein by vein, to be the sun" - Margaret Atwood - Shine

last year i abstained this year i devour. without guilt. which is also an art. —margaret atwood #2014

Last year I abstained. This year i devour. Without guilt which is also an art ~margaret atwood

Her fiction has imagined societies riddled with misogyny, oppression, and environmental havoc. These visions now feel all too real. “Why do I do such a painful task?” she said. “For the same reason I give blood. We must all do our part, because if nobody contributes to this worthy enterprise then there won’t be any, just when it’s most needed.”..

Margaret Atwood, the Prophet of Dystopia

Margaret Atwood "Her fiction has imagined societies riddled with misogyny, oppression, and environmental havoc. These visions now feel all too real to many.

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