publication date: Thursday, May 21, 2020 (part of Spring 2020)

category: Literature

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…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Denise Sawicki


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