Why Do We Love Pandemic Fiction?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Writers have been inventing stories about infectious diseases from the time of the Plague. What it is about facing pandemics that inspires so many novelists? We find out with guests Emily St. John Mandel, author of "Station Eleven" and "The Glass Hotel;" Saleema Nawaz, author of "Songs for the End of the World;" and Emma Donoghue, author of "The Pull of the Stars."
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