Margaret Atwood on Old Babes in the Wood

Curious Minds Author Talks
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Join one of the world’s most visionary and canonical storytellers for the exclusive premiere launch event for her hotly anticipated new book, her first short story collection since 2014.

In 15 extraordinary stories—some of which have appeared in The New Yorker and The New York Times MagazineOld Babes in the Wood explores the full breadth and depth of human experience, peering deeply into the heart of family relationships, marriage, loss and memory, and what it means to spend a life together.

A vibrant showcase for Atwood’s creativity and curiosity, and her ability to speak to our unique times with insight, wit and intellect, these remarkable tales delight, illuminate and quietly devastate.

Hear our country’s most influential writer discuss her always evolving, endlessly inventive body of work and be the first to experience one of the most important and thought-provoking books of the year—a work of remarkable creativity, humanity and insight.

Margaret Atwood will be in conversation with guest moderator Matt Galloway, host of CBC’s The Current.

Presented in partnership with Penguin Random House Canada.

There will be a limited number of signed copies of Margaret Atwood’s Old Babes in the Wood at the event. In order to reserve your copy, please add the book to your ticket purchase. There will be additional copies of the book for sale at the event, via our partners Flying Books.

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