In the Books Section:
The Glass Hotel
Discussed February 2021
By Emily St. John Mandel
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- Did you read the book and finish it? Did you enjoy it?
- How does the relationship of Vincent and Paul affect the story?
- How do you perceive the ethos hotel?
- What do you think of the graffiti incident?
- What do you think of Vincent and Alkaitis' relationship? What about the kingdom of money?
- As the ponzi scheme begins to fall apart which employee do you most empathize with?
- How do you understand the different overlapping worlds the characters live in like the kingdom of money and the shadow country?
- How does Alkaitis react to his investors' understanding of the scheme?
- What do you think of the lack of identified LGBTQI characters? How does it affect the story?
- Does Vincent's transformation surprise you? Did you expect the manner of her death? Does her haunting of the story benefit it?
- How does the tenuous reality that the characters live in affect the book?
- Do you consider this book to be genre?
- How does this relate to Station Eleven?