by Sara N.S. Meirowitz

Apocalyptic Adventures

Hilarity and heartbreak at the end of the world.

If a superplague were released that would wipe out humanity, how would you spend your last days? Last Last Chance (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $25), the debut novel from Fiona Maazel, takes us through a world of wealthy druggies, dysfunctional families, and estranged lovers as they struggle with a world on the brink of catastrophe. With rollicking prose both searing and poignant, Maazel’s dystopian vision enchants and agitates, chaperoned by a 30-year-old addict ready to be with her one true love.

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