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'World War Z' author Max Brooks visits Harper

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Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire (right) talks with Max Brooks, writer of the best-seller "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars," at Harper College before Brooks speaking engagement to a packed house about the undead phenomena.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Max Brooks, writer of the best-seller "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars," speaks to a packed house at Harper College. He was talking about the undead phenomena like Kristin Craig, 21, of Hanover Park playing the part of a Zombie.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Max Brooks, writer of the best-seller "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars," speaks to a packed house at Harper College. He was talking about the undead phenomena that has taken the country by storm.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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Max Brooks, writer of the best-seller "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars," speaks Friday to a packed house at Harper College. He was talking about the undead phenomena that has taken the country by storm.

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Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire is surrounded by a few of his zombie friends as he gets ready to introduce Max Brooks Friday night at Harper College.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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Novelist/actor Max Brooks came to Palatine's Harper College campus Friday night to talk all things zombie during a presentation at the Performing Arts Center. He is the author of the book "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars," now a Hollywood movie starring Brad Pitt.
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    • Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire (right) talks with Max Brooks, writer of the best-seller “World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars,” at Harper College before Brooks speaking engagement to a packed house about the undead phenomena.
    • Max Brooks, writer of the best-seller “World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars,” speaks to a packed house at Harper College. He was talking about the undead phenomena like Kristin Craig, 21, of Hanover Park playing the part of a Zombie.
    • Max Brooks, writer of the best-seller “World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars,” speaks to a packed house at Harper College. He was talking about the undead phenomena that has taken the country by storm.
    • Max Brooks, writer of the best-seller “World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie Wars,” speaks Friday to a packed house at Harper College. He was talking about the undead phenomena that has taken the country by storm.
    • Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire is surrounded by a few of his zombie friends as he gets ready to introduce Max Brooks Friday night at Harper College.
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