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User Review  - Carol. [All cynic, all the time] - Goodreads

Oh dear. Is it possible to make flesh-hungering zombies seem dull? While I never thought so, AMC and Whitehead have both been giving it their all by enveloping them in navel-gazing Philosophy 101 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

I loved THE INTUITIONIST and very much liked JOHN HENRY DAYS, so I picked this book up even though I don't love zombie stories or horror in general. And, unsurprisingly, I found lovely writing, smart ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

Another zombie apocalypse but with a literary bent. The format was basically three days in the life of "Mark Spitz". "Mark Spitz" (we never learn his real name) is a sweeper on the Omega team, working ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maryellen Woodside - Goodreads

This dark novel takes place in a post apocalyptic world where a plague has infected most of the world's population. Mark Spitz is a "sweeper", looking for infected who still roam the streets of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katie Kenig - Goodreads

I can't believe I started this book in December and just finished it. It didn't catch my interest as much as some when I'm first starting. It was highly recommended and seemed to be a critical darling ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bryce - Goodreads

Zombies! New York! Colson Whitehead! Deciding to read this was a nobrainer. yuckyuckyuck. In the spirit of give me the narrative and leave me alone I definitely enjoyed reading this. The jumping ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amy Pratt - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book a great deal, though I didn't finish it as my borrowed copy disappeared from my Kindle before I got to the end. It is a zombie novel, but everything in it can be taken ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marci Glasgow-Haire - Goodreads

Wonderful, disorienting narrative full of obscure words. It felt like a real peek into the psyche of survival, though I wasn't convinced that a self-admittedly unexceptional person would use words ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ryan Mishap - Goodreads

Literary zombies! Whitehead manages to hit most of the good metaphors, allegories, and conundrums that zombie apocalypses can provide. Satire and tragedy are handled deftly through the eyes of our ... Read full review

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User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

Interesting take. Sort of "Grad school workshop does zombies." Fragmented, but an interesting vision of post-zombie NYC. Read full review


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