Jim Shepard has written eight novels, most recently Phase Six and The Book of Aron, and five story collections, including The World to Come and Like You’d Understand, Anyway. He teaches at Williams College.
It’s a measure of how underrated Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s 28 Weeks Later is that when I recommend it to people, they’re often startled. There are probably a couple of good reasons for that. First, horror as a genre still seems . . .