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Margaret Atwood's latest novel is called The Heart Goes Last. She's in Boston to give the kickoff keynote address at the 7th annual Boston Book Festival Friday night in Copley Square.
- "It has to be said, The Heart Goes Last is a strange version of reality, complete with sex robots, Elvis imitators and a beautiful woman who falls madly in love with a teddy bear."
- "For all the humor, Atwood is really questioning free will. In a world of charlatans and positive-speak, can anyone really choose their own fate?"
This segment aired on October 23, 2015.