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Station Eleven

Civilization in a Post-Apocalyptic World, By Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel opens at the onset of an outbreak of a virulent flu. In a matter of weeks, it will quickly decimate the world’s population. In its wake is a place that is disconnected, desperate and dangerous, with small communities of people trying to make their way in this brave […]

The Dog Stars

A Poetic and Introspective Vision of a Post-Apocalyptic Future, By Peter Heller

The Dog Stars, by Peter Heller, is set in a post-apocalyptic near future where a virulent and aggressive strain of the flu has taken the lives of most of the population of the world, leaving the rest in fear of one another and desperate for survival. The survivors are few and usually those with some […]