Station Eleven is a novel about the human need for beauty and art during the collapse of civilization. A pandemic of flu has swept the nation and only left pockets of survivors. Arthur, a former Hollywood star, falls in and out of love to fill his void. Kirsten, a traveling actress, performs Shakespeare and music for the communities, but finds herself caught in the web of a fanatical prophet. Deckle Edge writes with passion and elegance about this world, filled with clever dangers and devastation.