Station Eleven is the pandemic fiction you need in your life

Reading about a deadly virus during an actual pandemic might seem something of a busman’s holiday, but Station Eleven is more than worth it

With the novel coronavirus sweeping the globe, you may think it unwise to compound your worries by reading about a fictional collapse of civilisation brought about by a deadly flu pandemic. There are many anxious people trying to cope with the implications of Covid-19 who don’t need a fictional extinction-level virus in their lives.