Why are books about extreme situations so popular? Margaret Atwood talks about The Heart Goes Last with host J. T. Ellison, on Nashville Public Television’s, A Word on Words.

Margaret Atwood recommends:

Storming The Gates Of Paradise by Rebecca Solnit
Blacksad by Juan Canales & Juanjo Guarnido
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel
The Best American by Joe Hill

Margaret Atwood is reading:

The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld
The Empire Of Imagination by Azar Nafisi
Get In Trouble by Kelly Link
Shakespeare Saved My Life by Laura Bates

Special thanks to Davidson County Sheriff’s Office and The Jerry Newson Center

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