"Witty and astute. . . . Wholly satisfying."
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"[Atwood's] prose is addictive."
—Cleveland Plain Dealer
--"Kirkus Reviews," starred
"Atwood archly and profoundly delves into her 'lifelong relationship' with science fiction in a collection of glimmering essays."
"A speculative-fiction visionary . . . Atwood has an uncanny knack for tapping into humanity's uncertain future and predicting mankind's cultural, scientific and sociopolitical falls from glory . . . Her fiction has peeled back the skin of our disturbing subcutaneous nightmares."
""One of the most intelligent and talented writers to set herself the task of deciphering life in the late twentieth century."
"Throughout her literary career . . . Margaret Atwood has impressed and delighted readers with her wit, lyric virtuosity, and imagi