Margaret Atwood: "The Year of the Flood" (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday)
The award-winning author presents her latest novel about a disturbing future world, including a catastrophic pandemic, genetically engineered animals, and a cult devoted to preserving all plant and animal life.
Margaret Atwood stayed after the show to answer some of your [questions we couldn't get to on the air.](http://wamu.org/programs/dr/extra/atwood/)
author of more than 40 books of fiction, poetry, and essays. Her internationally bestselling novels include â��The Handmaids Tale,a Cat's Eye,â�� â��Alias Grace,â�� â��Oryx & Crake,â�� and â��The Blind Assassin,â�� which won the 200 Booker Prize.