The Vitae Bookshelf: Kelly J. Baker

Published at Chronicle Vitae on May 27, 2016.

I am, however, fascinated by what these gory human-eating monsters tell us about American culture in various historical moments. Why is it always zombies? I’m still working that one out. This means I’ve spent much time reading and thinking about the scholarship on zombies, horror, fear, and monsters more generally. These are the five books that made me a better scholar and thinker with the added bonus of convincing me to be a better person.