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A Canadian author. VERY Prolific, having published 12 novels and 15 poetry books, on top of short story anthologies and other works. She is one of the most acclaimed authors in recent history: She has either won or been a finalist for Canada's Governor General's Award (One of Canada's highest prize for an author) seven times. She has also earned the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best Science Fiction, LA Time Fiction Award and Prince of Asturias Award, and has been nominated or won the Booker Prize five times. Also not a bad goalie.

Her works include:

  • Double Persephone (1961)
  • The Circle Game (1964)
  • Expeditions (1965)
  • Speeches for Doctor Frankenstein (1966)
  • The Animals in That Country (1968)
  • Edible Woman (1969)
  • The Journals of Susanna Moodie (1970)
  • Procedures for Underground (1970)
  • Power Politics (1971)
  • Surfacing (1972)
  • You Are Happy (1974)
  • Lady Oracle (1976)
  • Selected Poems (1976)
  • Two-Headed Poems (1978)
  • Life Before Man (1979)
  • True Stories (1981)
  • Bodily Harm (1981)
  • Love Songs of a Terminator (1983)
  • Bluebeard's Egg (1983)
  • Interlunar (1984)
  • The Handmaid's Tale (1985, winner of the 1987 Arthur C. Clarke Award and 1985 Governor General's Award, finalist for the 1986 Booker Prize)
  • Cat's Eye (1988)
  • The Robber Bride (1993)
  • Morning in the Burned House, Mc Clelland & Stewart (1995)
  • Alias Grace (1996)
  • Eating Fire: Selected Poems, 1965-1995 (1998)
  • The Blind Assassin (2000)
  • Oryx and Crake (2003)
  • The Penelopiad (2005)
  • The Door (2007)
  • The Year of the Flood (September 2009) (Follow-up of Oryx and Crake)
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