Station Eleven
Score: 4
From 300 Ratings

Station Eleven


  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781443434881

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Station Eleven Book Description :
National Book Award finalist, New York Times bestseller, Globe and Mail bestseller, and a Best Book of the Year in The Globe and Mail, The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and Time magazine Day One The Georgia Flu explodes over the surface of the earth like a neutron bomb. News reports put the mortality rate at over 99%. Week Two Civilization has crumbled. Year Twenty A band of actors and musicians, called the Travelling Symphony, move through the territories of a changed world, performing concerts and Shakespeare at the settlements that have formed. Twenty years after the pandemic, life feels relatively safe. But now a new danger looms, and it threatens the world every hopeful survivor has tried to rebuild. Moving backward and ...

Station Eleven
Score: 4
From 299 Ratings

Station Eleven


  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2014-09-10
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781447269007

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Station Eleven Book Description :
'Best novel. The big one . . . stands above all the others . . . beautifully written, and wonderfully elegiac, a book that I will long remember, and return to.' – George R.R. Martin, author of Game of Thrones. The New York Times Bestseller Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction National Book Awards Finalist PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel is a bold vision of a dystopian future, frighteningly real, perfect for fans of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. What was lost in the collapse: almost everything, almost everyone, but there is still such beauty. One snowy night in Toronto famous actor Arthur Leander dies on stage whilst performing the role of a lifetime. T...

Station Eleven
Score: 4
From 301 Ratings

Station Eleven


  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780385353311

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Station Eleven Book Description :
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. A National Book Award Finalist A PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King Lear. That was the night when a devastating flu pandemic arrived in the city, and within weeks, civilization as we know it came to an end. Twenty years later, Kirsten moves between the settlements of the altered world with a small troupe of actors a...

Summary of Station Eleven

Summary of Station Eleven


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  • Release Date : 2020-08-16
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  • ISBN 10 : 9798675599509

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Summary of Station Eleven Book Description :
SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS OF: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel This is not intended to replace the original book, but to serve as a companion to it and provide you, our loyal readers, with an enhanced reading experience. The Summary and Analysis books by OMNI READS is a great way to capitalize your time as they reveal the golden nuggets from each chapter in a succinct way. Though we always recommend you read the original book, the OMNI READS collection is a powerful tool to keep in your arsenal as our is to keep you knowledgeable about the past, present and potentially future trending best sellers. ABOUT THE BOOK: When Arthur Leander, the famous actor, dies on the stage, it seems the world dies with him, for the very same night, The Georgia Flu eru...

The Lola Quartet
Score: 3.5
From 26 Ratings

The Lola Quartet


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  • Publisher : McArthur & Co
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781770872004

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Station Eleven  by Emily St  John Mandel   Summary   Analysis

Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel Summary Analysis


  • Author : Elite Summaries
  • Publisher : Elite Summaries
  • Release Date : 2017-09-01
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781535364942

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Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel Summary Analysis Book Description :
A radiant book. Emily St. John Mandel’s fourth novel Station Eleven is a phenomenon-riveting novel about the survival of human culture after apocalypse hits on civilization and wiped majority of the population. Published in 2014, the novel won Arthur C. Clarke Award, Toronto Book Award literature awards in 2015. Book was nominated for National Book award as well as PEN/Faulkner Award. The book’s film adaption is under development. Station Eleven beautifully highlights the contrast between current life and life before a fictional deadly flu collapsed the world. If you are Ayn Rand’s fan, then it is very likely that upon completion of this book, Emily would also be among your favorite authors. You would love the part of the book, where survivals ...

Last Night in Montreal
Score: 3.5
From 15 Ratings

Last Night in Montreal


  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : Unbridled Books
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781932961683

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Last Night in Montreal Book Description :
Eli searches for his ex-lover Lilia after she disappears one morning from his Brooklyn apartment, but he discovers surprises about her childhood after going to Montreal on a tip from a source who says that Lilia may be there....

The Singer s Gun
Score: 4
From 21 Ratings

The Singer s Gun


  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010-05-01
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781936071883

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The Singer s Gun Book Description :
Everyone Anton Walker grew up with is corrupt. His parents dealt in stolen goods, and he was a successful purveyor of forged documents until he abandoned it all in his early twenties, determined to live a normal life, complete with career, apartment, and a fiancée who knows nothing of his criminal beginnings. He’s on the verge of finally getting married when Aria—his cousin and former partner in crime—blackmails him into helping her with one last job. Anton considers the task a small price for future freedom. But as he sets off for an Italian honeymoon, it soon becomes clear that the ghosts of his past can't be left behind so easily, and that the task Aria requires will cost him more than he could ever imagine....

Summary of Station Eleven by Emily St  John Mandel  Conversation Starters

Summary of Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel Conversation Starters


  • Author : Bookhabits
  • Publisher : Blurb
  • Release Date : 2018-02-09
  • Genre: Education
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  • ISBN 10 : 1388903261

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Summary of Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel Conversation Starters Book Description :
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel: Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: - Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups - Foster a deeper understanding of the book - Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately - Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to...

The Glass Hotel
Score: 4
From 29 Ratings

The Glass Hotel


  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781443455749

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The Glass Hotel Book Description :
LONGLISTED FOR THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE #1 national bestseller New York Times bestseller From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, a captivating novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it. Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass-and-cedar palace on the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island. New York financier Jonathan Alkaitis owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it’s the beginning of their life together. That same day, a hooded figure scrawls a note on the windowed wall of the hotel: “Why don’t you sw...

Mr Burns
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Mr Burns


  • Author : Anne Washburn
  • Publisher : Oberon Books
  • Release Date : 2014-06-19
  • Genre: Drama
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781783196395

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Mr Burns Book Description :
It’s the end of everything in contemporary America. A future without power. But what will survive? Mr Burns asks how the stories we tell make us the people we are, explodes the boundaries between pop and high culture and, when society has crumbled, imagines the future for America’s most famous family....

The Kite Runner
Score: 4
From 3,467 Ratings

The Kite Runner


  • Author : Khaled Hosseini
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2011-09-05
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781408824856

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The Kite Runner Book Description :
Over 21 million copies sold worldwide...

The History of Bees
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

The History of Bees


  • Author : Maja Lunde
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-08-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501161391

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The History of Bees Book Description :
“Imagine The Leftovers, but with honey” (Elle), and in the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this “spectacular and deeply moving” (Lisa See, New York Times bestselling author) novel follows three generations of beekeepers from the past, present, and future, weaving a spellbinding story of their relationship to the bees—and to their children and one another—against the backdrop of an urgent, global crisis. England, 1852. William is a biologist and seed merchant, who sets out to build a new type of beehive—one that will give both him and his children honor and fame. United States, 2007. George is a beekeeper fighting an uphill battle against modern farming, but hopes that his son can be their salvation. China, 2098. Tao hand p...

The Salt Line
Score: 3.5
From 14 Ratings

The Salt Line


  • Author : Holly Goddard Jones
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735214323

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The Salt Line Book Description :
"Great, near-future sci-fi...A propulsive, character-driven thriller...I really love this book."—Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble and Magic for Beginners In the spirit of Station Eleven and California, award-winning novelist Holly Goddard Jones offers a literary spin on the dystopian genre with this gripping story of survival and humanity about a group of adrenaline junkies who jump “the Salt Line.” How far will they go for their freedom—once they decide what freedom really means? In an unspecified future, the United States' borders have receded behind a salt line—a ring of scorched earth that protects its citizens from deadly disease-carrying ticks. Those within the zone live safe, if limited, lives in a society controlled by a common ...

The End of October
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The End of October


  • Author : Lawrence Wright
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780525658658

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The End of October Book Description :
"In this propulsive medical thriller--from the Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author--Dr. Henry Parsons, an unlikely but appealing hero, races to find the origins and cure of a mysterious new killer virus as it brings the world to its knees. At an internment camp in Indonesia, within one week, forty-seven people are pronounced dead with acute hemorrhagic fever. When the microbiologist and epidemiologist Henry Parsons travels there on behalf of the World Health Organization to investigate, what he finds will soon have staggering repercussions across the globe: an infected man is on his way to join the millions of worshippers in the annual Hajj to Mecca. Now, Henry joins forces with a Saudi doctor and prince in an attempt to quarantine the enti...

An Ocean of Minutes
Score: 3
From 7 Ratings

An Ocean of Minutes


  • Author : Thea Lim
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780735234925

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An Ocean of Minutes Book Description :
Shortlisted for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlisted for the 2019 CBC Canada Reads Longlisted for the 2019 Sunburst Award An unforgettable love story of two people who are at once mere weeks and many years apart, for readers of Station Eleven. America is in the grip of a deadly flu pandemic. When Frank catches the virus, his girlfriend Polly will do whatever it takes to save him, even if it means risking everything. She agrees to a radical plan. Time travel has been invented; if she signs up for a one-way trip into the future to work as a bonded labourer, the company will pay for the life-saving treatment Frank needs. Polly promises to meet Frank again in Galveston, Texas, where she will arrive in twelve years. But when Polly is re-routed an e...

The Vacationers
Score: 2.5
From 3,936 Ratings

The Vacationers


  • Author : Emma Straub
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-05-29
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781101618042

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The Vacationers Book Description :
"Delicious . . . richly riveting . . . The Vacationers offers all the delights of a fluffy, read-it-with-sunglasses-on-the-beach read, made substantial by the exceptional wit, insight, intelligence and talents of its author.”—People (four stars) An irresistible, deftly observed novel from the New York Times-bestselling author of Modern Lovers, about the secrets, joys, and jealousies that rise to the surface over the course of an American family’s two-week stay in Mallorca. For the Posts, a two-week trip to the Balearic island of Mallorca with their extended family and friends is a celebration: Franny and Jim are observing their thirty-fifth wedding anniversary, and their daughter, Sylvia, has graduated from high school. The sunlit island, its m...

Moon of the Crusted Snow
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Moon of the Crusted Snow


  • Author : Waubgeshig Rice
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781773052441

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Moon of the Crusted Snow Book Description :
A daring post-apocalyptic novel from a powerful rising literary voice With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark. Cut off, people become passive and confused. Panic builds as the food supply dwindles. While the band council and a pocket of community members struggle to maintain order, an unexpected visitor arrives, escaping the crumbling society to the south. Soon after, others follow. The community leadership loses its grip on power as the visitors manipulate the tired and hungry to take control of the reserve. Tensions rise and, as the months pass, so does the death toll due to sickness and despair. Frustrated by the building chaos, a group of young friends and their families turn to the land and Anishinaabe tradition in ...

Good Morning  Midnight

Good Morning Midnight


  • Author : Lily Brooks-Dalton
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2017-07-04
  • Genre: Astronauts
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780812988192

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Good Morning Midnight Book Description :
The story of two outsiders--a lonely scientist in the Arctic and an astronaut trying to return to Earth--as they grapple with love, regret, and survival in a world transformed....

The Space Between the Stars
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

The Space Between the Stars


  • Author : Anne Corlett
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-06-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399585128

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The Space Between the Stars Book Description :
A Recommended Summer Read from The Verge and io9 A Recommended June Read from Hello Giggles and Tor.com When the world ends, where will you go? In a breathtakingly vivid and emotionally gripping debut novel, one woman must confront the emptiness in the universe—and in her own heart—when a devastating virus reduces most of humanity to dust and memories. All Jamie Allenby ever wanted was space. Even though she wasn’t forced to emigrate from Earth, she willingly left the overpopulated, claustrophobic planet. And when a long relationship devolved into silence and suffocating sadness, she found work on a frontier world on the edges of civilization. Then the virus hit... Now Jamie finds herself dreadfully alone, with all that’s left of the dead. Un...