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Margaret Atwood - favorite author, poet, creative power ---ever!

Margaret Atwood-Novelist behind The Handmaid's Tale, a cautionary story of a world without feminism.

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"we are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." - oscar wilde, from Lady Windermere's Fan

The Handmaid's tale - Margaret Atwood. Christian fundamentalists have overtaken the country formerly known as America and women's roles are systematically reduced to either concubine or mother. An incredible story told through the eyes of Offred - A handmaid( (concubine) who has been assigned to a Government Commander.

Every word is a heart beat... The rhythm of my drum turned into words... They can be sharp and pierce... They can be powerful and heal... Words are strong... Write from the soul. _BeingAmbrosia_

The Last Words Of 25 Famous Dead Writers. Bernard Shaw.

This is why I don't agree with the "They can read whatever they want; at least they're reading" argument. If you're going to read, read good literature, literature that uplifts, that makes you think and challenges you in good ways with good words.

words have the power to change us

"It seems as though there are never enough books." - John Steinbeck (Authors Series) by Ryan Sheffield

Famous Authors' Last Words: Elizabeth Barret Browning uttered this in response to the question of how she was feeling as she lay on her deathbed.