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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Richly crafted characters and compelling personal narratives make Station Eleven an joyful read. ┬áSet in present time before, during, and after a 99% fatal global flu pandemic, Emily St. John Mandel successfully utilizes many of the same storytelling and scene-setting techniques of Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road”. This is post-apocalyptic in …

The Dog Stars by Peter Weller

A man, his beloved dog, and his airplane live through an apocalyptic pandemic without developing the cutthroat nature needed to survive in the new world. His plane, a supply of fuel, and his lack of concern for his own safety drive him to explore the world around him. Not your …