Thursday, April 07, 2022


It's been about 15 years since I read it (and haven't watched the TV series), but to me the most clever part of The Handmaid's Tale was the epilogue (this is from memory) in which historians, at a future academic conference, discuss Offred's journal, expressing skepticism about the veracity of the horrors we had just read in a detached and lighthearted banter.