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Margaret Atwood's Dystopias
A prolific novelist, poet and artist, Atwood is best known for her dystopian novels and stories.
The Handmaid's Tale
Call Number: PR9199.3.A8 H3 1986
Publication Date: 1986
In Gilead, a puritanical government controls women in an attempt to increase its rapidly falling population.
Oryx and Crake
Call Number: PR9199.3.A8 O79 2003
Publication Date: 2003
In a future version of North America, a man-made biological catastrophe wipes out most of humanity, leaving behind deadly genetically modified creatures.
The Heart Goes Last
Publication Date: 2015
In the town of Consilience, a couple agrees to be imprisoned every other month in exchange for a better lifestyle while they are released.
Margaret Atwood and Environmental Dystopia
The Handmaid’s Tale and 1984
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