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State of horror

State of horror

Zombies. They're everywhere. Television. Movies. Graphic novels. Pub crawls. Burlesque shows. You can't swing a dismembered arm without hitting one. But look out: In Scott Kenemore's new book, "Zombie, Illinois," the walking dead are invading places like South Shore and Logan Square. A follow-up to his "Zombie, Ohio" (but "not exactly a sequel," he says), he weaves a multi-perspective story of three survivors: a jaded journalist (working for "Brain's Chicago Business," naturally), a South Side pastor with a troubled past and a tough drummer in an all-girl punk band. We sat down with Kenemore to ask him about his book, the zombie...

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