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Braaaiiinnnsss!: From Academics to Zombies

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Think you know a thing or two about zombies? Think again. If you're going to keep your wits - and your brains - about you during a zombie attack, you need expert advice. "Braaaiiinnnsss!: From Academics to Zombies" gathers together an irreverent group of scholars and writers to take a serious look at how zombies threaten almost every aspect of our lives. Spawned from the v ...more
Paperback, 333 pages
Published October 8th 2011 by University of Ottawa Press
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Robert Smith?
Feb 24, 2012 Robert Smith? rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Yes, I edited it, but what makes it so great is all the wonderful contributors who all brought their A-game to the project.
Colin Drysdale
May 28, 2013 Colin Drysdale rated it it was amazing
This is an odd little book, but one that's right up my street. It's a series of separate chapters written by academics on subjects as wide-ranging as threats to democracy, reclaiming public spaces through performance and the biomechanics of human movement. What unites such disparate subjects? Zombies! In each case, the authors have used some aspect of zombie culture, folklore or apocalypse fiction to bring their individual specialty to life for those who are unfamiliar with it. It’s a great way ...more
Jessica
May 19, 2012 Jessica rated it really liked it
I didn't finish it, but more because of another book I really need to start than because of any problem with this book. Fabulous idea, and a great selection. The chapter about risk management had me laughing aloud in public (and getting corresponding weird looks). I definitely recommend this book.
Ken
Dec 12, 2014 Ken rated it liked it
The difficulty is that the entertainment value of the essays varies a bit. It still is a fairly enjoyable read but not earthshaking.
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Nov 14, 2014 JS rated it it was amazing
My friend Sean has a great chapter on bio mechanics!
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