Book of the Week. Mirage and subterfuge, reality and counterlives, transformation and invention are the players in Emily St.John Mandel’s latest novel, The Glass Hotel. Set in a hotel on Vancouver Island and in New York, the book explores the fragility of both capital and esteem when crises both financial and personal are triggered by the collapse of a ponzi scheme. A devastating look at emotional turbulence in the age of late capitalism.
>>Read an extract.
>>Fact, fiction and the familiar.
>>EStJM in conversation.
>>Read the book!
>>Her previous novel, Station Eleven, sets Shakespeare after an apocalypse.