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November 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Miami Book Fair Online Presents…”An Evening With Margaret Atwood & Pamela Paul”
In Dearly: New Poems, Margaret Atwood, a novelist who happens to be one of our most significant contemporary poets, addresses themes such as love, loss, the passage of time, the nature of nature – and zombies. Steering the conversation will be New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul, author of six books, including How to Raise a Reader and My Life with Bob.
About the Author:
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than 50 books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels. In addition to The Handmaid’s Tale, now an award-winning TV series, her novels include Cat’s Eye, short-listed for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; and The MaddAddam Trilogy, The Heart Goes Last, and Hag-Seed. Perhaps best known for her novels, Atwood has been, from the beginning of her career, one of our most significant contemporary poets. In Dearly (Ecco), her first collection of poetry in more than a decade, she addresses themes such as love, loss, the passage of time, the nature of nature – and zombies.
Her new poetry is introspective and personal in tone, but wide-ranging in topic. In poem after poem, Atwood casts her unique imagination and unyielding, observant eye over the landscape of a life carefully and intuitively lived.
The purchase of this ticket admits (1) one person into the virtual event and includes (1) One Signed Copy of Dearly: New Poems (Ecco, $27.99)
(1) One Unsigned Special Edition Copy of Dearly: New Poems (Ecco, $27.99) which includes a letter from Margaret Atwood, and an image of her hand-written original version of a poem from the collection.
Both editions/tickets are the same price and include a $5 fee for U.S. domestic shipping. When completing your order, please make sure that you include your complete shipping address and phone number. The book will be shipped to you following the event. Kindly note: Due to the pandemic the USPS is being challenged by increased volume, staffing issues, and safety measures. We cannot guarantee the exact date of delivery but will do our best to make it as swift as possible.
Once tickets are purchased, you will receive a Confirmation email from Eventbrite which will arrive in your inbox with a password.
Please keep in mind that you’re not done yet.
This event will take place on the Miami Book Fair Online digital platform, so you must register on MiamiBookFairOnline.com by entering your email address. You will then receive a reminder from Eventbrite two days before the event, 2 hours before the event, and 20 minutes before we go live. Your email reminders will include a unique password that will admit you to Margaret Atwood’s program. (Most other Book Fair events are free and do not require tickets or purchase.)
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International Customers: If you live outside of the U.S., you should pick the International Viewer option. International viewers MUST purchase a ticket in order to view this event. However, this option DOES NOT guarantee you will receive a copy of the book, unless you are willing to PAY EXTRA FOR SHIPPING. If you are an international customer and would like to pay extra for the shipping of your book, please reach out to [email protected] to provide your international shipping address and we will let you know the cost of shipping. You can then confirm if you would like to go ahead with your order. Shipping charges will vary from country to country and due to the pandemic, delivery timelines will also vary. Please be advised that we cannot guarantee when you will receive the book, and we thank you for your understanding. We hope you enjoy the event!