Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth by Margaret Atwood

Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth is a non-fiction book written by Margaret Atwood, about the nature of debt, for the 2008 Massey Lectures. Each of the book's five chapters was delivered as a one hour lecture in a different Canadian city, beginning in St. John's, Newfoundland, on October 12 and ending in Toronto on November 1. The lectures were broadcast on CBC Radio One's Ideas November 10–14. The book was published by House of Anansi Press, both in paperback and in a limited edition hardcover.

The 897th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 8th on The 100 Best Books of the Decade(2000) (Times)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth Paperback 854758 $23.98 $1.98 2008
Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth (CBC Massey Lecture) Paperback 600886 $10.35 $10.34 2019
Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth (CBC Massey Lectures) Paperback 92983 $17.61 $0.01 2008
Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth (CBC Massey Lecture) Kindle Edition 173357 $9.99 2011
Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth (CBC Massey Lectures) Audio CD 3842777 $134.74 $50.00 2008
PAYBACK: DEBT AND THE SHADOW SIDE OF WEALTH Hardcover 1959210 $136.66 $1.35
Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth Paperback 1699385 $17.09 $31.12 2013