Steph asked Margaret Atwood:

What are a few of the books which have had the most impact on you as a writer?

Margaret Atwood Hello: I was a constant reader as a child and young person, so hard to say. Who I was reading changed over time, as it does. In high school I was reading everything from Jane Austen to scifi, in college everything from Shakespeare to Kafka and Beckett. And Canadian books: I read them when I could find them. If I had to pick one, it would still be Shakespeare. What an inventor! And so observant!
Margaret Atwood

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