Quarantine Reading List

By Bliss and Blunder

By Bliss and Blunder

Stories old and new about human resilience in the face of plague.

Tales from the Decameron

Giovanni Boccaccio


This is selections from the full text of Boccaccio's Decameron. If you want a taste but don't want to commit yourself to the whole 100 tales, this is a great place to start!

Revelations of Divine Love

Julian of Norwich

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Dame Julian fell deathly ill at the age of 30 and experienced a number of mystical visions. She recovered, and decades later wrote a series of commentaries on her visions and what they revealed to her about God, love, and the universe.

The Plague

Albert Camus

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Camus uses viral outbreak as a kind of metaphor for existentialist concerns, namely how humans deal with the concepts of futility and absurdity.

Station Eleven

Emily St John Mandel

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