A New York Times Bestseller
2014 National Book Award Finalist
One snowy nighta�s famous actor Arthur Leander has a heart attack onstage while performing King Lear. An EMT in the audience performs CPRa�s but Arthur is dead. That same nighta�s a terrible flu begins to spread. Set in the eerie days of civilization's collapsea�s this is the spellbinding story of a Hollywood stara�s his would-be saviora�s and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes regiona�s risking everything for art and humanity.