"Dystopia with a dash of satire. A group of people called the Gardeners, a strange mix of environmentalists, animal rights activists, and religious zealots, are among the last people alive after a plague wipes out most of humanity."
"One of the best books I've read this year. It's about a female alcoholic history professor who is sentenced to prison for killing two people while on a binge. Michelle Huneven will remind you of Stewart O'Nan, but she might even be better."