The Canlit Foodbook: From Pen to Palate, a Collection of Tasty Literary Fare

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Margaret Atwood
Totem Books, 1987 - Aliments - Anthologies - 216 pages

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Contents

Purest of Gifts
36
A Still Life
42
Strange Innuendoes Over the Cups
59
Of Antisepsis
61
Failure at Tea
70
Fish Flesh and
77
Eating Fish
80
The Game Shop in Colmar
86
Stone Bread
130
Things You
141
Cannibalism
157
The Wabeno Feast
165
Cocktail Parties Weddings
173
The Groaning Bored
177
JAMES POLK
183
AUDREY THOMAS
189

Evening Meals Both
95
Paper Matches
98
Dining with WASPS
104
ETHEL WILSON
110
Sugar and Vice and Everything Nice
121
Hurry Up Harry
124
Contributors
203
Publishers Acknowledgements
212
Diana Barrys Favourite Raspberry Cordial 73
213
Getting the High Bush Cranberries 46
214
Copyright

About the author (1987)

Margaret Atwood was born on November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Canada. She received a B.A. from Victoria College, University of Toronto in 1961 and an M.A. from Radcliff College in 1962. Her first book of verse, Double Persephone, was published in 1961 and was awarded the E. J. Pratt Medal. She has published numerous books of poetry, novels, story collections, critical work, juvenile work, and radio and teleplays. Her works include The Journals of Susanna Moodie, Power Politics, Cat's Eye, The Robber Bride, Morning in the Buried House, the MaddAdam trilogy, and The Heart Goes Last. She has won numerous awards including the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature, the Booker Prize in 2000 for The Blind Assassin, the Giller Prize and the Premio Mondello for Alias Grace, and the Governor General's Award in 1966 for The Circle Game and in 1986 for The Handmaid's Tale, which also won the very first Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1987. She won the PEN Pinter prize in 2016 for her political activism. She was awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize for the outstanding literary merit of her body of work.

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