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World War Dead book signing – New York City

World War Dead Book Signing - New York City
Artwork by John Becaro. Design by TS Alan.

World War Dead Book Signing – New York City

Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Time: 1:30 – 3:00 pm.Place:
The Thirsty Scholar
155 Second Avenue (btwn. 10th & 9th Sts.)
New York, NY 10003
(212) 777-6514

  • Books will be available for purchase at the venue for the price of $10.00 (tax included).
  • Cash bar will be available during the event.

World War Dead

World War Dead by TS Alan


World War Dead was never intended to be a novel. My original idea was to write five stories as short novellas — Battle of the Dead, Night of the Living Tokyo Dead, Escape from the Dead, Queen of the Dead, and War of the Dead — set in different locales around the world that would connect to each other. They would connect not only in theme but also with the characters. The ones that survived were to be in the final novella.

However, by the time I began work on the fourth story, my editor suggested I instead turn the stories into a novel. He also suggested that I not include Night of the Living Tokyo Dead because it contained too much dark comedy and no longer fit the tone of the other stories...