Sound Frontiers: Margaret Atwood and Naomi Alderman

Margaret Atwood and Naomi Alderman share an interest in science fiction, the role of women and the power of fiction. They are in conversation with Philip Dodd as part of a week of Free Thinking broadcasts tying into this year's London Literature Festival at Southbank Centre, London and its theme of Living in Future Times.

Margaret Atwood's new novel Hag-Seed is a re-imagining of Shakespeare's The Tempest. She is also being awarded this year's Pen Pinter Prize.
Naomi Alderman's new novel The Power will be published at the end of October. It imagines a world where women are endowed with an automatic power to hurt.

Producer: Fiona McLean

(Images - Margaret Atwood, Credit: Liam Sharp / Naomi Alderman, Credit: Justine Stoddard).

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Thu 6 Oct 2016 22:00

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Role Contributor
Interviewed GuestMargaret Atwood
Interviewed GuestNaomi Alderman
PresenterPhilip Dodd
ProducerFiona McLean

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