In Margaret Atwood’s new novel, a natural disaster has altered the earth and wiped out most human life. Two women survive, and "The Year of the Flood" is their story. We speak with the author about her career, the new book and what she thinks the future holds for our fragile planet.
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In the third episode, Wu talks to Margaret Atwood, author of science-flavored dystopian fiction like Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood. In 2012, she published In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination, in which she explored science fiction as an author and as a reader.
In the latest episode of Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy Margaret Atwood explains how to invent your own religion, reveals which dystopian future she fears most, and discusses her new novel MaddAddam.
Margaret Atwood speaks to John Mullan about her book Oryx and Crake; and takes questions from the audience at the Guardian book club event.