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Robin Z. Becker ('Brains: A Zombie Memoir')

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If horror author Robin Z Becker’s sentient zombie Professor Jack Barnes is to be believed, none of us are monsters. We might have cannibalistic urges; our intestines might have burst through the decayed flesh of our undead tummies, we might –quite calculatedly, I hasten to add- form a small collective of like-minded zombie minions with the sole purpose of flaying a few unfortunate strangers. But the message at the worm-riddled heart of this memoir is clear. We are all damaged in one way or another and really only trying to make our way in the big bad world, even if we do have to eat a few people along the way.

Robin Becker grew up in Hackensack, New Jersey and received her BA in English from The University of Texas and her Mfa in Creative Writing from Louisiana State University. Brains: A Zombie Memoir is her first novel and
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Club For Rent

The East 58th Street club space that was once home to Au Bar is up for grabs. The most recent tenant shut down this week and it's already being offered for lease, reports The Post's Braden Keil. The late Howard Stein ran the famed subterranean spot from 1988 until restaurateur Stratis Morfogen reopened it as The Grand in 2006. Broker Jeffrey Roseman says he shouldn't have any problem finding someone to fill the 8,500 square feet across the street from the Four Seasons Hotel - "It's a great block and a wonderful space with a lot of history.
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