11/18/2011 10:36 EST | Updated 11/18/2011 10:38 EST

Happy Birthday Margaret Atwood: Her Most Popular Tweets

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Whether it's tangling with Toronto's mayor and his brother, championing libraries and literacy, or protecting North America's birds, Margaret Atwood is definitely more than just one of Canada's most important literary figures.

Friday, marks Peggy's (can we call you that?) 72nd birthday and along her dozens of award-winning books, Margaret Atwood has also made her mark on Twitter. Since joining the social-media service in 2009, she's racked up more than 277,000 followers and 6,600 tweets. We've rounded up some of the highlights below.

Do you have a favourite Margaret Atwood book? Tell us in the comments.

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