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023 - The Handmaid's Tale

What Was That, Now?

Release Date: 06/23/2017

This week Art and Loann dive into The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood's novel, published in the 1980's is now a hit series for Hulu starring Elizabeth Moss. 

We talk about the novel and the adaptation - how they differ, how they are the same, and what the story means to us today. 

Discussed in this episode:

Mary McCarthy's 1996 review of the novel in the The New York Times

The Handmaid's Tale is a Warning to Conservative Women - Sarah Jones, New Republic

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood