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'Handmaid's Tale' author Margaret Atwood releases short story collection 'Old Babes in the Wood'

"Old Babes in the Wood" book cover. (Courtesy of Doubleday)
"Old Babes in the Wood" book cover. (Courtesy of Doubleday)

Margaret Atwood spins tales of loss, aliens and dead cats in freezers in her new story collection “Old Babes in the Wood.” Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with “The Handmaid’s Tale” author about her new collection. Many of the stories center around the characters Nell and Tig and draw from events in Atwood’s life.

Margaret Atwood is the author of “Old Babe in the Woods.” (Luis Mora)

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