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Feminism and gender politics in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

Long read: Feminism or fascism – which wins out in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale?

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Story of our times: the tragedy of S-Town

A true-life tale from the makers of This American Life and Series, S-Town has been called devastating, heart-breaking and troubling – with good reason.

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Whose line is it, anyway? Muriel Spark’s The Driver’s Seat

Spark subverts the romantic adventure, in which boy must pursue girl and win her round through persistence.