In her biotech apocalypse novel Oryx and Crake, author Margaret Atwood depicts a future where genetic engineering has warped the animal kingdom into "pigoons" (pictured), "snats," glowing bunnies, and worse. Now an artist has captured her dystopia in images.
Margaret Atwood insists that her novels aren't science fiction, as everything she writes either has happened or could happen today. But in looking at Atwood's latest novel, The Year of the Flood, science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin disagrees.
Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid's Tale, The Blind Assassin) tackles the economic crisis in her upcoming novel The Year of the Flood with a sprawling tale of social decay and environmental ruin. And hymns.