First-Year Class Engages with Post-Apocalyptic Novel in Common Reading Experience
Sep13

First-Year Class Engages with Post-Apocalyptic Novel in Common Reading Experience

By Thea Toocheck, Contributing Writer What happens when humanity has to start from scratch? Station Eleven is Emily St. John Mandel’s fourth novel and this year’s choice for the first-year common reading, a program designed to give incoming students a chance to connect through a novel’s themes and messages. The novel begins the night the Georgia Flu, an epidemic with a 99 percent mortality rate, hits Toronto. Within weeks, most of the...

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