A Look At Atwood’s Virtual book signing

The Guardian Has A Look at Margaret Atwood’s book signing at the McNally-Robinson bookstore on Prince Street in downtown Manhattan. About 40 people had come to witness a long-awaited literary revolution: Canada’s greatest living novelist would sign books in New York despite the fact that she was in London.

“It’ll be like being the first man on the moon!” somebody said, trying to reassure Aki Beam, a New York librarian nervously waiting first in line to have her copy of Atwood’s new book signed by the LongPen’s robotic arm.