Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Seven of the best literary oddballs

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Nicole Hill tagged seven favorite literary oddballs, including:

It would be understandable to assume that zombies, those great flesh-eating metaphors for herd mentality, consumerism, and all bad things, would be identical. This is not always so, as Warm Bodies illustrates. Here you have a thinking man’s zombie—or at least one who does, in fact, think. R thinks so much that he feels, feels enough to fall in love with a live broad. If ever there was someone who didn’t quite fit in, it’s the zombie who makes sly herpes jokes and groans Sinatra. Awwwww.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The Page 69 Test: Warm Bodies.

Writers Read: Isaac Marion.

My Book, The Movie: Warm Bodies.

--Marshal Zeringue