The Handmaid’s Tale Author Margaret Atwood Talks Trump, Dystopias and Season 2

‘We are not in the [show] yet’

Margaret Atwood talked about the newfound relevance of her 1985 novel. Getty Images

It’s safe to say James Comey and Michael Wolff are not among Donald Trump’s favorite authors. But the same can likely be said of the prolific Canadian writer Margaret Atwood, whose 1985 novel turned award-winning Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale, spoke last week at Tina Brown’s Women in the World summit about the similarities between her work and Trump’s America.

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