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Severance

A Novel

Ling Ma

Maybe it's the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and office drone meandering her way into adulthood in Ling Ma's offbeat, wryly funny, apocalyptic satire, Severance.Candace Chen, a millennial drone self-sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine. With the recent passing of her Ch...
Publish Date
2019-05-07T00:00:00.000Z
2019-05-07T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 2018
Goodreads rating
3.85
ISBN
9781250214997
Recommendations
7
Recommendations
2018-05-11T13:07:52.000Z
Obsessed with this book & the “severance package” it came in. I did not realize how badly I wanted to read an office novel that was also an apocalypse novel, what a sick & perfectly tuned thrill      source
2020-07-28T04:45:14.000Z
@AyeshaASiddiqi i LOVED it and immediately tried to get everyone i know to read it and one lost my copy. but this gif will probably motivate me into finally replacing it. truly a perfect book      source
2021-01-16T14:34:27.000Z
@MikeIsaac I loved this book, and it was written *before* the pandemic (just barely) Also read “My Year of Rest and Relaxation” for more of those fever dream isolation coping vibes      source
2021-02-05T00:06:39.000Z
Two of my favorite books are on kindle sale today: Severance by Ling Ma and Annihilation by @jeffvandermeer. If you haven't read them, now is a good time to buy!      source
2021-01-24T04:49:15.000Z
@MikeIsaac this book is among my favorites      source
2019-12-30T18:16:43.000Z
Top 9 books of ‘19! @jamiattenberg @jenniferweiner @LisaTaddeo @jeaninecummins @CounterpointLLC @fsgbooks      source
2021-02-18T17:34:43.000Z
@gamedev_fitness I absolutely loved Severance when I read it ages ago, I can't imagine how surreal it was to read it DURING the pandemic. This is one of the books I always recommend when people ask me for book recs.      source