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Book Review: World War Z by Max Brooks

World War Z by Max Brooks: the book about the zombies. Yes, I know it’s a bit of a strange pick for me. Zombie apocalypses don’t typically fit in with my literary explorations of the human soul, but I’ve decided to go out on a limb here and try reading a book I wouldn’t normally pick up. 627 more words

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Max Brooks 'Closure, Limited and Other Zombie Tales' Review

Written by: Matthew J. Barbour 

The Zombie Survival Guide was fun and World War Z was amazing. Let’s face it, Max Brooks does the zombie apocalypse better than just about anyone else. 521 more words


World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

Instead of the usual read-then-watch sequence when it comes to film adaptations, I first saw the movie which I had greatly enjoyed. In fact, what motivated me to read the original book is the wish to relive that tide-changing part when Gerry Lane… 715 more words


World War Z

Phil: World War Z, written by Max Brooks, is a very clever book. Written entirely in the past tense, it describes the ten-year long Zombie war as a series of individual accounts related to the author, a UN executive who has previously written the official report on the war. 340 more words


Book Review - World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks

It makes me quite sad that it’s taken me so long to read this book. Both in the sense that it’s actually taken me a while to finish it, as I’ve been busy with work and Wedding related stuff, but also in the amount of time it’s taken me to physically pick it up and start reading it. 270 more words


World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks

Humanity narrowly overcame the zombie infestation at great cost. This oral history records how the infestation caught humanity unaware, the ‘Great Panic’ which resulted, and the costly victory of the war. 202 more words

#tbt review: World War Z by Max Brooks

This review originally appeared in the Times Union on Jan. 2, 2007, long before the Brad Pitt movie came out.

“World War Z,” by Max Brooks. 149 more words