Margaret Atwood

Aug. 20, 2010

Margaret Atwood: 'The Year of the Flood'

Ira talks with novelist Margaret Atwood about her new story of a genetically modified dystopia.

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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