Pandemia and Coronavirus book. Station Eleven

Author: Emily St. John Mandel

Emily St. John Mandel’s novel Station Eleven (Knopf) may have been published in 2014, but the storyline of the book resonates with the current pandemic taking place today. In the author’s story, a famous Hollywood actor passes away after having a heart attack during a production of King Lear. The night proves to be the start of a chain reaction of frightening events as a fictional swine flu pandemic, dubbed the “Georgia Flu,” impacts the world, killing the majority of the population. The tale soon moves back and forth in time, depicting life before and after the pandemic.