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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, Negotiating With theMoreThis is nonfiction commentary.

Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, Negotiating With the Dead: a Writer on Writing, Survival: a Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature, Writing With Intent: Essays, Reviews, Personal Prose--1983-2005.

Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth is a non-fiction book written by Margaret Atwood, about the nature of debt, for the 2008 Massey Lectures. Each of the books five chapters was delivered as a one hour lecture in a different Canadian city, beginning in St.

Johns, Newfoundland, on October 12 and ending in Toronto on November 1. The lectures were broadcast on CBC Radio Ones Ideas November 1014. The book was published by House of Anansi Press, both in paperback and in a limited edition hardcover. The lectures and book had been originally scheduled for 2009, but were moved up to 2008 to avoid conflicting with Atwoods forthcoming novel after the latter book was delayed by its publisher.

The content examines borrowing and lending from financial, psychological, theological, literary, and ecological points of view. Its release coincided with extensive media coverage of the recent financial crisis which led numerous critics to comment on the books timeliness. In the Canadian market, the book peaked at #1 on the The Globe and Mail bestseller list on October 25 and out-sold all previous Massey Lecture books. Critics found the book well-researched, thought-provoking, and humorous.

Various reviewers found the discussions on the non-monetary aspects of debt to be the better parts of the book, while some critics identified the sections on ecological debt as the worse parts of the book. Toronto-based author Margaret Atwood was asked several times over numerous years to deliver a M...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1984691



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