Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale: Book club and discussion.

The Audio Book Club Unboxes The Handmaid’s Tale on Page and Screen

The Audio Book Club Unboxes The Handmaid’s Tale on Page and Screen

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May 22 2017 11:36 AM

The Handmaid’s Tale

Slate critics debate Margaret Atwood’s harrowing novel and the television series it inspired.

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Podcast produced by Benjamin Frisch.

Emily Bazelon is a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and the author of Sticks and Stones

Meghan O’Rourke is Slate’s culture critic and an advisory editor. She was previously an editor at the New Yorker. The Long Goodbye, a memoir about her mother’s death, is now out in paperback.

Katy Waldman is a Slate staff writer.