Addressing a NY Times piece about women arrested for the suspicion of considering an abortion, Margaret Atwood compares the Salem Witch Trials or the Spanish Inquistion: “We are now in a world, in those states, where the government purports to be able to read your mind.”

Neil Gaiman converses with Margaret Atwood to celebrate her 75th birthday and explores the prescience of “The Handmaid’s Tale” among other topics.