Brooks, Max

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Devolution: A Firsthand ­Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre

Brooks’s creative and well-executed conceit will have readers searching Wikipedia to look up names and events, even the parts they know are not based on reality. An obvious choice for Bigfoot fans, also suggest this to readers who enjoyed Alma Katsu’s The Hunger and those who appreciate nonfiction survival stories such as Hampton Sides’s In the Kingdom of Ice.
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The Harlem Hellfighters

After training in South Carolina where they suffered much racism and discrimination, the first black troops to fight in World War I were sent to Europe but put to work as stevedores and day laborers...
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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War; The Complete Edition

The original World War Z production won an Audie for multivoice performance in 2007...
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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War; The Complete Edition

The production is excellent, and each member of the all-star cast brings out the nuances of the text. The addition of five hours to the previous edition is an incentive for libraries that already own the earlier work to pick this one up. This recording is highly recommended for libraries where patrons have a strong interest in horror and sf or with strong circulations of The Walking Dead. ["This infectious and compelling book will have nervous readers watching the streets for zombies," read the review of the New York Times best-selling Crown hc, LJ 10/1/06. See the Q&A with the author on page 42.—Ed.]

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