Emily St. John Mandel
One snowy night Arthur Leander, a famous actor, has a heart attack onstage during a production of "King Lear." Jeevan Chaudhary, a paparazzo-turned-EMT, is in the audience and leaps to his aid. A child actress named Kirsten Raymonde watches in horror as Jeevan performs CPR, pumping Arthur's chest as the curtain drops, but Arthur is dead. That same night, as Jeevan walks home from the theater, a terrible flu begins to spread. Hospitals are flooded...
"The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time, love, and plague that takes the reader from an island off Vancouver in 1912 to a dark colony of the moon three hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and planets"--
""Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass and cedar palace on an island in British Columbia. Jonathan Alkaitis works in finance and owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it's the beginning of their life together. That same day, Vincent's half-brother, Paul, scrawls a note on the windowed wall of the hotel: "Why don't you swallow broken glass." Leon Prevant, a shipping executive for a company called Neptune-Avramidis,...
Returning home to Florida, Gavin Sasaki takes a job brokering foreclosed properties with his sister when he discovers a child who may be his daughter by his ex-girlfriend, who fled ten years ago after stealing money from a drug dealer.
Everyone Anton Waker grew up with is corrupt. His parents deal in stolen goods and his first career is a partnership venture with his cousin Aria selling forged passports and social security cards to illegal aliens. Anton longs for a less questionable way of living in the world and by his late twenties has reinvented himself as a successful middle manager. Then a routine security check suggests that things are not quite what they appear. And Aria...
A post-apocalyptic saga spanning multiple timelines, this limited drama series tells the stories of survivors of the devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew while holding on to the best of what's been lost.
A fresh post-apocalyptic anthology: the end of the world seen through the salvage and ruins, featuring Emily St. John Mandel, Carmen Maria Machado, and more This anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction asks: What would you save from the fire? In the moments when it all comes crashing down, what will we value the most, and how will we save it? Out of the Ruins features stories from China Miéville, Emily St. John Mandel, Clive Barker, Carmen Maria...