Sea of Tranquility (Hardcover, Knopf) 3 stars

Edwin St. Andrew is eighteen years old when he crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled …

I woke up early and started reading this before heading to work. I haven't been able to put it down. Emily St. John Mandel is such a beautiful writer, perfectly balancing efficiency and imagery in her prose. It's been a while since I've enjoyed reading a book this much.