Tag: emily st john mandel

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9 Best Apocalyptic Fiction Novels

No book review this week as I’m still working through two chunkers: Roses by Leila Meacham and The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin. The latter reminded me that I wanted to do a roundup of my favorite piece of apocalyptic and dystopian fiction, a subject that I read a lot of. Merriam-webster defines “Apocalypse” as: A great disaster : a sudden and very bad event that … Read More 9 Best Apocalyptic Fiction Novels

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Station Eleven

By Emily St. John Mandel An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. One snowy night Arthur Leander, a famous actor, has a heart attack … Read More Station Eleven