John Skipp is a New York Times bestselling author and editor, whose 18 books have sold millions of copies in a dozen languages worldwide. His first anthology, Book of the Dead, laid the foundation in 1989 for modern zombie literature, bringing George Romero's vision of the dead next door to new levels of scope and intensity. He later edited three more zombie anthologies, including Mondo Zombie, which won the Bram Stoker Award for best anthology, and Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead and Werewolves & Shapeshifters: Encounters with the Beast Within, both published by Black Dog & Leventhal. Skipp is recognized as splatterpunk's founding father and the elder statesman of the genre. His own legendary horror works include The Light at the End, the Scream, Jake's Wake and the Long Last Call. He lives in Los Angeles.
I stayed up all night and read the whole thing the day it came in the mail.
The latest edition of zombie stories overseen by John Skipp contain numerous solid tales from many instantly recognizeable authors.
Some short stories are just "okay," but the really good ones stick with you and make it worth it.
This is more of a 'hipster' Zombie book, rather than a straight ahead zombie anthology. If you are looking for a Resident Evil or Walking Dead book (like I was) you'll probably be... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jerry Schafer
This is a big book with multiple stories.from multiple well known horror authors and they are all about zombies including stories from stephen king and max brooks the author of... Read morePublished 14 months ago by kyle c.
WE NEED MORE ZOMBIE STORIES LIKE THIS! REALLY GOOD DEPTH AND CHARACTOR! I WAS IMPRESSED! AND THAT'S ALL I HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THAT
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I admit to being a little strange because of my wide and varied interest in different types of literature. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Joseph J. Truncale
You either love zombie stories or you don't. I do. Fun, entertaining, and never seem to get sick of them. This editor brings together a collection of some of the best shorts. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Reviews by Jason
Stories that will make you squirm and shift in your seat!!! Each story gets scarier and scarier!! It is a very big book so you will be entertained for a long time! Read morePublished 23 months ago by Alberto Melendez
Oh well, I thought she might like this book but she said it is beat on. She then beat on me for giving her such a stupid gift.Published 23 months ago by Shane
alot of good stories from classic horror authors in this book such as stephen king, ray bradbury and others. alot of twists and turns on the zombie subject.Published on November 10, 2012 by JLH
I should learn my lesson with anthologies. I'm always disappointed. this is just another fine example of that. it has it's moments but most of the stories are plain boring.Published on June 11, 2012 by Gordo