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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War is a 2006 novel by Max Brooks. It was loosely adapted to film in 2013.

World War Z Novel:

Published in 2006, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War is a geopolitical novel about the inevitable zombie apocalypse written by Max Brooks (son of Mel Brooks), and a follow-up to his 2003 book The Zombie Survival Guide. Inspired by Studs Terkel's The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two, it is written as a collection of interviews conducted 10 years after the end of the war by an agent working for the UN Postwar Commission. This agent interviews a broad selection of people from around the world, including soldiers, officers, doctors, profiteers, government officials, and average citizens. The book focuses on the political, environmental, social, cultural, and religious consequences of the apocalypse.

World War Z Film:

In 2013, the story was very loosely adapted into a movie starring Brad Pitt, which bears little resemblance to the novel.

World War Z Audiobook:

A critically acclaimed audiobook was also recorded, with a roster of voice actors including Alan Alda, Henry Rollins, Frank Darabont, Carl Reiner, John Turturro, Jeri Ryan, Simon Pegg, Rob Reiner, Martin Scorsese, Mark Hamill, Paul Sorvino, Kal Penn, Alfred Molina, and F. Murray Abraham.

Closure, Limited Novel:

In 2012, a second novel set in the World War Z universe was published. Called Closure, Limited, it consists of four short stories providing additional accounts of the war.

Closure, Limited Comic Books:

A series of comic books based on one of the stories from Closure, Limited, called The Extinction Parade appeared in 2013. New issues are expected in the near future (as of 2016).