Emily St. John Mandel
publication date: Thursday, May 21, 2020 (part of Spring 2020)
clue: She's currently getting a lot of praise for her new novel about hoteliers that shouldn't throw stones, but her 2014 novel about traveling actors feels much more appropriate for our current times.
explanation: Mandel's works include Station Eleven in 2014, about a troupe of actors trying to find work in a world decimated by a plague, and The Glass Hotel in 2020. more…
intended difficulty: medium