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Mira S. Alpers

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From Our Bookshelves: 'Station Eleven'

A personal reflection on Emily St. John Mandel’s 2014 novel “Station Eleven” that eerily mirrors our current reality and illuminates how we "live a life defined by the plague."

In ‘The Midnight Sky,’ Humanity is Doomed

In “The Midnight Sky” (which George Clooney also produced and directed) the battle is over before the film even starts. Earth is no longer a habitable planet due to a sudden unspecified disaster. Humans are still around, but it is only a matter of time before everyone dies out.

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Is Just Plain Bad

Here’s a fun drinking game to play while watching “Hillbilly Elegy” (directed by Ron Howard): Take a shot every time someone yells. Take another every time Glenn Close’s Mamaw stumbles angrily toward someone.