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Ling Ma joins host Stephen Fishbach to discuss her debut novel 'Severance.'
'Severance' follows Candace Chen, a 20 something New Yorker who works as a production coordinator at a Bible manufacturer - when the end of the world hits. Shen Fever makes people repeat their daily routines, until they die. Candace must join a group of survivors, led by the power-hungry IT tech Bob.
'Severance' won the 2018 Kirkus Prize, was a New York Times notable book, and was named as a best book of 2018 at Elle, NPR, the Chicago Review of Books, Vulture, Marie Claire, Refinery 29, Bustle, Buzzfeed, and more.