Station Eleven is Emily St. John Mandel's acclaimed novel about life after a viral flu pandemic wipes out 99% of the world's population. The title is Mayor Marilyn Strickland’s selection for Tacoma Reads 2016, the city's community wide reading program, now in its 14th year.
Copies of Station Eleven are currently available at all Tacoma library locations and local bookstores.
"There are no are no zombies, no aliens from outer space, and no crashing comets common in apocalyptic novels," explained theMayor Strickland, in announcing the selection. "It is a very different choice for the program but one I believe will be embraced by our communiy of readers and lead to some fascinating discussions."