The Living Dead

The Living Dead - John Joseph Adams, George R.R. Martin, Clive Barker, Robert Silverberg, Stephen King, Norman Partridge, Neil Gaiman, Lisa Morton, Nancy Holder, Harlan Ellison, Kater Cheek, Catherine Cheek, Hannah Wolf Bowen, David Tallerman, Will McIntosh, David Barr Kirtley, Scott Edel A great book for anyone who loves zombie stories. I was impressed with the scope of the stories, everything from the typical fortified gated school with a few survivors, to an "Our Town" for a zombie world. A man surviving in the archival vault of a library, to a corporation charging to bring back people's loved ones (and charging even more to get rid of them once you realize the mistake you've made). With stories from Sherman Alexie, Clive Barker, Joe Hill, Laurell K. Hamilton, Stephen King, George RR Martin, Neil Gaiman, Harlan Ellison, and many others, there's such a huge variety. It's also a great chance to test out some great authors' writings if there was someone you were thinking of reading, and want to see what their style is like. So many of these stories will stick with me, I'm sure (I know, because it took me over a year to finish it, and I still remember the ones I read in the beginning), and I know I will pick it up again and again to reread things. A good one to have on the shelf.