Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth
Collects the 2008 Massey Lectures as delivered by the Booker Prize-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale to explore debt as a central historical component of religion, literature, and societal structure, in a volume that also explores the idea of humanity's debt to the natural world. Original.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jbennett - LibraryThing
I found this a very interesting view on Debt (financial and other) and man's attitude to it through the ages. Atwood explores it in the context of ancient civilizations and justice and then moves more ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing
Look! I read a non-fiction book! Yes, I usually read fiction books, and non-fiction in magazine or journal articles. Ironically, this non-fiction book (which I liked very much) reminded me why. Most ... Read full review