MARGARET ATWOOD is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels, which have been published in more than forty-five countries. The Testaments, her most recent book, is the long-awaited sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, which is now a critically acclaimed television series. Cat's Eye, a finalist for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace, winner of the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; The MaddAddam Trilogy; and Hag-Seed are among her other works of fiction. Among her many honors are the German Book Trade Peace Prize, the Franz Kafka International Literary Prize, the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Los Angeles Times Innovator's Award. She resides in Toronto with Graeme Gibson, a writer.