Recommended by Jenny Davidson, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #12 in Pandemic, Ranked #47 in Hong Kongsee more rankings.

Maybe it's the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and office drone meandering her way into adulthood in Ling Ma's offbeat, wryly funny, apocalyptic satire, Severance.

Candace Chen, a millennial drone self-sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine. With the recent passing of her Chinese immigrant parents, she's had her fill of uncertainty. She's content just to carry on: She goes to work, troubleshoots the teen-targeted Gemstone Bible, watches movies in a Greenpoint basement with her boyfriend.

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Jenny Davidson It’s a brilliant book, the one on this list that I most strongly recommend to people trying to take their mind off the news. (Source)

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