May 6, 2015 | madame librarian
Emily St. John Mandel, author of STATION ELEVEN this year's Great Michigan Read 2016 will speak at Plymouth District Library on May 18 at 1:00PM. Registration is open for this event. To register call Plymouth District Library at 734-453-0750 ext. 4. or register online at Plymouth District Library.
One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time-from the actor's early days as a film star to fifteen years in the future, when a theater troupe known as the Traveling Symphony roams the wasteland of what remains-this suspenseful, elegiac, spellbinding novel charts the strange twists of fate that connect five people: the actor, the man who tried to save him, the actor's first wife, his oldest friend, and a young actress with the Traveling Symphony, caught in the crosshairs of a dangerous self-proclaimed prophet.