If there is an urtext of modern feminism, especially for those of us who prefer it in the form of juicy dystopian novels instead of lofty essays, then Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” is probably the closest thing we’ve got. It’s one of those books that people believe can tell a lot about another person based on what that other person thought of it.
"The Handmaid's Tale' Has Been Feared, Banned and Loved. Now It's Scaring the Bejeezus Out of Us Again." is from the April 25, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Monica Hesse and narrated by Sam Scholl.