The Big Read Wichita will return for an 11th year, featuring the book Station Eleven, a science fiction novel by Emily St. John Mandel. Station Eleven won the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award in 2015 and was a finalist for the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award. Since its original publication in 2014, the book has been translated into 27 languages.
The Big Read Wichita runs from October 1 to November 15. Special events and community activities will be posted here as well as on the Big Read Wichita Facebook page. Mayor Jeff Longwell and Congressional spouse Susan O. Estes will serve as honorary co-chairs for the program.
Find a copy of Station Eleven in a physical format at the Wichita Public Library or as an e-book at Wichita E-Reads.