Beyond Stephen King

One of the first things you notice working in a library is how books seem to come in trends. Once a subject is popular every publisher rushes to put out a book on a similar theme, sometimes by commissioning a work to be written, sometimes by pulling something from their backlist of older works  but usually... Continue Reading →

Zombies, Vampires and the Last People on Earth: an Integrated Review of I Am Legend, Warm Bodies, The Road and; The Walking Dead

Zombies, Vampires and the Apocalypse are on everyone’s mind these days (well, maybe not everyone), and I’ve been studying up on them...just in case. The “last person alive” genre is one of my favourites. I’ve just finished I Am Legend by Richard Matheson. It’s a classic that has spawned at least three film adaptations: The... Continue Reading →

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