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Brought to you by Penguin. FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF WORLD WAR Z As the ash and chaos from Mount Rainier’s eruption swirled and finally settled, the story of the Greenloop massacre has passed unnoticed, unexamined . . . until now. But the journals of resident Kate Holland, recovered from the town’s bloody wreckage, capture a tale too harrowing – and too earth-shattering in its implications – to be forgotten. In these pages, Max Brooks brings Kate’s extraordinary account to light for the first time, faithfully reproducing her words alongside his own extensive investigations into the massacre and the beasts behind it, once thought legendary but now known to be terrifyingly real. Kate’s is a tale of unexpected strength and resilience, of humanity’s defiance in the face of a terrible predator’s gaze, and inevitably, of savagery and death. Yet it is also far more than that. Because if what Kate Holland saw in those days is real, then we must accept the impossible. We must accept that the creature known as Bigfoot walks among us – and that it is a beast of terrible strength and ferocity. Part survival narrative, part bloody horror tale, part scientific journey into the boundaries between truth and fiction, this is a Bigfoot story as only Max Brooks could chronicle it – and like none you’ve ever read before. 'Devolution is one of the greatest horror novels I’ve ever read. The characters soar, the ideas sing, and it’s all going to scare the living daylights out of you.' Blake Crouch, author of Dark Matter and Recursion 'Devolution is spell binding. It is a horror story about how anyone, especially those who think they are above it, can slowly devolve into primal, instinctual behaviour. I was gripped from the first page to the last!' Les Stroud, creator of Survivorman 'Brooks packs his plot with action, information, and atmosphere, and captures both the foibles and the heroism of his characters. This slow-burning page-turner will appeal to Brooks’ devoted fans and speculative fiction readers who enjoy tales of monsters.’ Publishers Weekly 'Devolution is by Max Brooks, who wrote the stone cold classic that is World War Z, so I will follow him pretty much anywhere. Few things are pleasanter to read when cosy in bed than utterly dreadful dystopian things happening to somebody else.' Jenny Colgan © Max Brooks 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020Show more
Terry Gross brings out the best in the greatest minds on the planet—including the funny ones. Drawn from her long-running, award-winning public radio show, this new collection features in-depth interviews with the bright, shining wits of our time. One of the nations leading interviewers, Gross is incisive, respectful, and always well-informed. She puts her guests at ease, which makes for rewarding listening. Insights abound and the humor is unstoppable. Interviewees Include: Aziz Ansari Mike Judge Trey Parker & Matt Stone Sarah Silverman Will Ferrell Denis Leary Sacha Baron Cohen Stephen Colbert Mort Sahl George Carlin Don Rickles Tina Fey Tracy Morgan Joan Rivers Steve Martin Billy West Woody AllenShow more
Selected from the Fresh Air archives, this collection features interviews with personalities as diverse as religious scholars, scientists, and comedians. As in previous Fresh Air collections, Terry Gross brings out the best in her subjects. These are personal, thought-provoking conversations on contemporary spiritual thought. Interviewees include * Tim LaHaye * Karen Armstrong * Bart Ehrman * Julia Sweeney * Francis Collins * Richard DawkinsShow more