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

Christ of the Vegetables
37
Grapes
43
Strange Innuendoes Over the Cups
59
Contretemps at Teatime
62
Failure at Tea
70
Fish Flesh and
77
Newfoundland Fare
81
Ichthycide
87
Reindeer Moss
144
Mountain Oysters
150
Cannibalism
157
Eat Kids Yum Yum
160
Preparation of Human Pie
166
Cocktail Parties Weddings
173
The Groaning Bored
177
JAMES POLK
183

Evening Meals Both
95
Dinner in the Backwoods
99
ALICE MUNRO
106
Sugar and Vice and Everything Nice
121
CONTENTS
125
JOY KOGAWA
131
Things You
141
AUDREY THOMAS
189
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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