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Canadian Margaret Atwood is the author of more than a dozen novels including The Handmaid's Tale, The Blind Assassin and Oryx and Crake, as well as works of poetry and nonfiction. Jean Malek/Random House hide caption

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In Margaret Atwood's Latest, The Past Is Powerfully Present

Her new collection, Stone Mattress, features characters still shaped by events in their youth. She's also working on a project that's all about the future: a book that won't be read for a century.

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Surprise! Kids Love Unboxing Videos Too

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Modern Misbehavin': Jason Moran Gets Into The Mind Of Fats Waller

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