Zombie CSU

When last I checked, there were approximately one gajillion zombie books on the shelves at my local Barnes & Noble.  There are zombie survival guides, zombie haiku and, one of my favorites, The Zen of Zombie.  So with all of the zombie-related books on the shelves (and we won’t even get into the plethora of novels featuring the undead), how do you know which one to spend your hard-earned (and these days, incresingly disappearing) money on?

Well… you don’t.

But if you’re going to just jump in and grab a random zombie book, you could do worse than Zombie CSU: The Foresics of the Living Dead by John Maberry.

Maberry, a Bram Stoker Award-winner, interviews scientists and forensic experts, and detectives to ask “What if?”  From Amazon:

Employing hard science and solid police work not—to mention jaw-dropping (literally!) humor—Zombie CSU is the only guide you need to make it through alive—not undead. At last you can:

Investigate zombie crime scenes, collecting and analyzing evidence of zombie attacks, and create a “murder book”

Examine the psychology of the zombie and develop a perp profile.

Observe medical science pros as they probe felled zombies for forensic clues.

Devise a zombie apocalypse survival scorecard and more!

Of course, like any zombie book worth its weight, Zombie CSU also includes a list of must-see zombie movies as well as tips on killing zombies yourself.  ‘Cuz you can’t answer “What if?” if you’re not also gonna tell people “What next.”

4 Responses to “Zombie CSU”

  1. Thanks for the shout-out for my book. I’m currently doing panel discussions at bookstores with some of the experts that I used in the book and we’ve been having a lot of weird fun talking zombies.

    -Jonathan Maberry

  2. Zombie CSU has a lot of illustrations from a variety of disturbed artists, too. I had a great time at one of his panel discussions, too. (Philadelphia area) The panelists included a neurological specialist and a zombie movie extra. These guys knew zombie culture. I think Jonathan will be at Zombie Fest in Pittsburgh next weekend, too. Happy Halloween.

  3. OH ya, the site is:

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