The Living Dead

The Living Dead

by John Joseph Adams

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Overview

"When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth!" From White Zombie to Dawn of the Dead, Resident Evil to World War Z, zombies have invaded popular culture, becoming the monsters that best express the fears and anxieties of the modern west. Gathering together the best zombie literature of the last three decades from many of today's most renowned authors of fantasy, speculative fiction, and horror, including Stephen King, Harlan Ellison, Robert Silverberg, George R. R. Martin, Clive Barker, Poppy Z. Brite, Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Laurell K. Hamilton, and Joe R. Lansdale, The Living Dead covers the broad spectrum of zombie fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597802406
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Series: Living Dead Series , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 487
Sales rank: 712,667
File size: 666 KB

About the Author

John Joseph Adams is the bestselling editor of many anthologies, such as Wastelands, The Living Dead (a World Fantasy Award finalist), and many others. Barnes&Noble.com named him “the reigning king of the anthology world,” and his books have been named to numerous best of the year lists. John is also the fiction editor of the online science fiction magazine Lightspeed. Prior to taking on that role, he worked for nearly nine years in the editorial department at The Magazine of Fantasy&Science Fiction. He is currently the co-host of The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast on io9.com, and has published hundreds of interviews and other pieces of non-fiction.

Table of Contents


Introduction by John Joseph Adams
Some Zombie Contingency Plans by Kelly Link
Death and Suffrage By Dale Bailey
Blossom by David J. Schow
The Third Dead Body by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
The Dead by Michael Swanwick
The Dead Kid by Darrell Schweitzer
Malthusian’s Zombie by Jeffrey Ford
Beautiful Stuff by Susan Palwick
Sex, Death and Starshine by Clive Barker
Stockholm Syndrome by David Tallerman
Bobby Conroy Comes Back From the Dead by Joe Hill
Those Who Seek Forgiveness by Laurell K. Hamilton
In Beauty, Like the Night by Norman Partridge
Prairie by Brian Evenson
Everything is Better With Zombies by Hannah Wolf Bowen
Home Delivery by Stephen King
Sparks Fly Upward by Lisa Morton
Meathouse Man by George R. R. Martin
Deadman’s Road by Joe R. Lansdale
The Skull-Faced Boy by David Barr Kirtley
The Age of Sorrow by Nancy Kilpatrick
Bitter Grounds by Neil Gaiman
She’s Taking Her Tits to the Grave by Catherine Cheek
Dead Like Me by Adam-Troy Castro
Zora and the Zombie by Andy Duncan
Calcutta, Lord of Nerves by Poppy Z. Brite
Followed by Will McIntosh
The Song the Zombie Sang by Harlan Ellison® and Robert Silverberg
Passion Play by Nancy Holder
Almost the Last Story by Almost the Last Man by Scott Edelman
How the Day Runs Down by John Langan

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