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Station Eleven (2014) by Emily St. John Mandel: Part Four

Sandwiches at Irregular Hours

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. As we come back from the COVID-19 pandemic, we look to the post-apocalyptic tale of art, adventure, and your own personal museum. What is important to you? What is the future of your adventure? Show Notes: https://bit.ly/saih72021

59mins

20 Jul 2021

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Station Eleven (2014) by Emily St. John Mandel: Part Three

Sandwiches at Irregular Hours

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. As we come back from the COVID-19 pandemic, we look to the post-apocalyptic tale of art, adventure, and your own personal museum. What is important to you? What is the future of your adventure? Show Notes: https://bit.ly/saih71321

55mins

13 Jul 2021

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Station Eleven (2014) by Emily St. John Mandel: Part Two

Sandwiches at Irregular Hours

The book club you've always wanted to be a part of with Steve, Chip, & Professor Pam. As we come back from the COVID-19 pandemic, we look to the post-apocalyptic tale of art, adventure, and your own personal museum. What is important to you? What is the future of your adventure? Show Notes: https://bit.ly/saih7621

55mins

6 Jul 2021

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AWW21 The Glass Hotel - Emily St. John Mandel

Adelaide Writers' Week

Emily St. John Mandel’s exquisite new novel tells of the porous boundaries between past and present, rich and poor, living and dead. The Glass Hotel follows tough and beautiful Vincent, whose fall off a container ship into a storm-tossed ocean opens and closes the book, and of Jonathan, who whisks Vincent off into the “kingdom of money”, but whose wealth is a Bernie Madoff-esque mirage. With its intricate, interlocking narratives, and rich haunting prose, The Glass Hotel is a beguiling puzzle of a book that is a joy to solve. Chaired by Caroline Baum

59mins

24 Mar 2021

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AWW21 The Virus is Here: Pandemics in Fiction - Emily St. John Mandel and Laura Jean McKay

Adelaide Writers' Week

As the Lockdowns of 2020 began, Laura Jean McKay’s story of a world collapsing in the midst of a viral epidemic, The Animals in That Country, seized the popular imagination: a hallucinogenic tale of Zoo Flu with wild symptoms that enable inter-species communication. Emily St. John Mandel’s break-out novel Station Eleven is a gripping, eerie story of civilisation’s collapse in the wake of a flu that wipes out 99% of the world’s population. It sold nearly two million copies worldwide. Both are prescient, terrifying and ultimately hopeful. Chaired by Sophie Cunningham

55mins

24 Mar 2021

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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Two Guys, One Book

Because who isn't in the mood for a pandemic story?

7 Mar 2021

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The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel

A Tale of Two Bookworms

In this episode, Kailea and Tony tackle the wildly successful novel, "The Glass Hotel" by Canadian author Emily St. John Mandel.

32mins

27 Feb 2021

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Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Moby Fict Book Podcast

This week on the Moby Fict Podcast I sit down with Kristin Travis to discuss Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. I hope you enjoy! CONNECT WITH US:Robby (IG: @moby.fict, online: mobyfict.com)Kristin Travis (IG: @kristin.travis, online: whimsywanderer.com) SPONSOR:This episode was sponsored by libro.fm. Listeners of the Moby Fict Podcast can get two audiobooks for the price of one with their first month of membership. Go to libro.fm and enter code MOBY

46mins

23 Feb 2021

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#1694: Emily St. John Mandel “The Glass Hotel” | The Book Show

The Book Show

This week, Emily St. John Mandel discusses her novel The Glass Hotel. Set at the glittering intersection of two seemingly disparate events; a massive Ponzi scheme collapse and the mysterious disappearance of a woman from a ship at sea, The Glass Hotel, is a portrait of greed and guilt, love and delusion, ghosts and unintended consequences.  (more…)

27mins

5 Jan 2021

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S2:E4: The Glass Hotel Part 2 by Emily St. John Mandel

Book (Wine) Club: Reading Between the Wines with Lauren Popish

Hello and welcome to Book Wine Club Season 2, a podcast where I, Lauren Popish, pair my latest read with a new wine, and then talk it out with my opinionated and inebriated co hosts, Ryan Conbruck and Julia Popish.On today’s episode Ryan, Julia, and I will be discussing the second half of The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel. If you haven’t listened to the previous episode where we discussed the first half of the book, you’re going to want to stop, go back, and listen to that first.Today we’ll be pairing our read with a glass or three of 2019 white blend called Big Salt from Ovum. Pour yourself a glass and stay tuned.Link to book: https://amzn.to/2R3qaDmLink to wine: https://madwine.com/white-blends/92138-ovum-deep-water-big-salt-white-blend-2019.htmlThe Glass Hotel by Emily St. John MandelIt’s 301 pages in length. For this episode, we read to page 160.  I pulled this description from online:Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star lodging on the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island. On the night she meets Jonathan Alkaitis, a hooded figure scrawls a message on the lobby’s glass wall: “Why don’t you swallow broken glass.” High above Manhattan, a greater crime is committed: Alkaitis is running an international Ponzi scheme, moving imaginary sums of money through clients’ accounts. When the financial empire collapses, it obliterates countless fortunes and devastates lives. Vincent, who had been posing as Jonathan’s wife, walks away into the night. Years later, a victim of the fraud is hired to investigate a strange occurrence: a woman has seemingly vanished from the deck of a container ship between ports of call.About the author:St. John's my middle name. The books go under M.Emily St. John Mandel's fifth novel, The Glass Hotel, was recently published in Canada and the US, and is forthcoming in the UK in August. Her previous novels include Station Eleven, which was a finalist for a National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and won the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award among other honours, and has been translated into 33 languages. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.Ovum Deep Water 'BIG SALT' White Blend 2019 BIG SALT is a white wine that tries to capture a day at the beach in a bottle. Fresh, dry, breezy the bright aromas of the wine are met with a dry, almost salty textured palate that's well suited for sitting in the sun and hanging with friends. Sustainable and Organic vineyards throughout Oregon are the building blocks for Big Salt.Final Rating (0-3)Lauren Popish: 1.9Julia Popish: 2.0Ryan Consbruck: 2.2Get in touchOur sommelier, Emily Rutan: @emilythesommLauren Popish: @laurenpopishJulia Popish: @juliapopishRyan Consbruck @specialrobotdog

36mins

1 Jul 2020

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