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Braaaiiinnnsss!: From Academics to Zombies
by Robert Smith? (Goodreads Author)
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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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
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.