2022 IAARTSB Sea of Tranquility

The selection for 2022’s If All Arkansas Read the Same Book is Emily St. John Mandel’s novel, Sea of Tranquility.

Sea of Tranquility is a novel of art, time, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2022
Photo credit: Sarah Shatz
About the Author

Emily St. John Mandel is the bestselling author of numerous novels, including Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel. Her novel Station Eleven, which was a finalist for a National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, won the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Toronto Book Award, and the Morning News Tournament of Books, and was adapted into a limited series for HBO.

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