Margaret Atwood's new collection of essays cover the concerns and passions of a lifetime.
Read by Liza Ross.
She recalls those dramas to do with reading her work to audiences, and why national identity intrigues her.
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Coming to Britain in the '60s was a quest for culture, but she got caught up in fashion and chat-up moments at museums.
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She praises an old pot-boiler of a book with an infamous heroine and asks why it gripped her.
The test of a good cook was whether she could use up every left-over morsel.
Ah, those were the days.
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Two short essays look at some author mishaps and Scotland's fair city through the decades.