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I do not like zombie movies generally. My best friend loves "The Walking Dead," but I couldn't even watch the first episode. But she assured me that the movie, "World War Z," was not as gross. She thought I would like it and might like the book even more. My son was dying to watch the movie with me and so we did. And I liked it. But I understood the book was very different, so I read it, too. In the book, an interviewer (never identified) goes all over the world to talk to various survivors of the Zombie Wars. The zombies are a result of a virus, but the only way the virus is transmi
Living in London is a strange experience. There's a feeling of loneliness and isolation, coupled with a belief that everyone else you see is coping much better. Everyone else seems to be busy, in company, with enough money and contacts to access a social life. In Londoners, Craig Taylor interviews 80 people who live or have lived in London (plus a Geordie) and gets their very different perspectives. But for most of them, there is a common sense that they are struggling to survive in a city that is bigger than them. The isolation and loneliness comes through in many of the interviews. Perh