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They are her characters and her catastrophes, but Margaret Atwood says she sometimes frightens even herself when her imagination gets going. The latest dystopian speculations from this celebrated Canadian writer can be found in her novel “The Year of the Flood” (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday), to be published in the United States on Tuesday. (...)

“I find myself scaring myself silly,” Ms. Atwood confessed during a recent interview in New York.

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