Atwood plans unusual tour

It’s not your ordinary book tour. To promote her new novel, The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood has written a one-hour theatrical performance based on the book.

TORONTO — It’s not your ordinary book tour.

To promote her new novel, The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood has written a one-hour theatrical performance based on the book.

The piece will include three actors and a choir, with Atwood serving as narrator.

The author is scheduled to present the show in six Canadian cities, as well as in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany and Sweden.