Author Max Brooks to give zombie survival tips Oct. 9 at UNT
What: Max Brooks: How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse -- Max Brooks, author of The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, will speak at the University of North Texas. This event is presented by the UNT Fine Arts Series.
When: 8 p.m. Oct. 9 (Tuesday)
Book signing to follow.
Where: Silver Eagle Suite in the University Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets
Cost: $20 for general public; $10 for UNT faculty, staff and Alumni Association members; free for UNT students with valid ID.
Contact: Purchase tickets online or by calling 940-565-3805.
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- New York Times best-selling author Max Brooks, whose books have tapped into the pop-culture phenomenon of zombies, will offer 10 lessons for surviving an attack of the ghoulish creatures in a speech presented by the University of North Texas Fine Arts Series.
Brooks' speech, followed by a book signing, will take place at 8 p.m. Oct. 9 (Tuesday) in the Silver Eagle Suite in the University Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. Tickets are $20 for the general public; $10 for UNT faculty, staff and Alumni Association members; and free for UNT students. Purchase tickets online or by calling 940-565-3805.
Brooks' first release, The Zombie Survival Guide, offers tips on how to protect oneself from the living dead. His New York Times best-seller, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, gives first-person accounts "as told to the author" of a worldwide battle against zombies and is being made into a major motion picture starring Brad Pitt.
Brooks also has worked for the BBC in Great Britain and East Africa and is a former Saturday Night Live writer. A resident of New York City, Brooks is the son of actors Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft.
Arrangements for the appearance of Max Brooks were made through Greater Talent Network, Inc. in New York.