Market volatility, troubling economic news from abroad and signs of an economic downturn at home as the U.S. trade war with China continues.
The January Readers’ Review panel discusses Margaret Atwood’s 1986 novel, whose tale of a woman struggling to take control of her life in a futuristic totalitarian state parallels stories from current news headlines.
- Kate Lehrer Author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Kermit Moyer Author of "The Chester Chronicles" professor emeritus of literature, American University
- Haleh Esfandiari Director of the Middle East Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; also author of Reconstructed Lives: Women and Iran's Islamic Revolution
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