Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
23,047 (23,624)923799 (3.92)540
Max Brooks was born in New York City on May 22, 1972. He received a bachelor's degree in history from Pitzer College. From 2001 to 2003, he was a member of the writing team at Saturday Night Live and won an Emmy for his work. He is the author of The Zombie Survival Guide, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, and The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks. World War Z was made into a movie starring Brad Pitt. He is also a television and voice-over actor. He has appeared on Roseanne, To Be or Not to Be, Pacific Blue, and 7th Heaven. His voice-over work includes Batman Beyond, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, and Justice League. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from World War Z
… (more)
World War Z (Author) 13,967 copies, 676 reviews
The Zombie Survival Guide 6,667 copies, 132 reviews
World War Z [2013 film] (Author) 283 copies, 2 reviews
The Harlem Hellfighters 245 copies, 16 reviews
Closure, Limited 77 copies, 4 reviews
The Extinction Parade #1 24 copies, 1 review
In de val 3 copies
War of the Zombies (Author) 1 copy
The New Dead: A Zombie Anthology (Contributor) 338 copies, 12 reviews
Zombies: The Recent Dead (Contributor) 108 copies
Dark Delicacies II: Fear (Contributor) 103 copies, 4 reviews
2013 (61) alternate history (178) anthology (62) apocalypse (276) apocalyptic (59) audiobook (86) dystopia (145) ebook (161) fantasy (254) favorites (60) fiction (1,556) goodreads (66) graphic novel (106) history (66) horror (1,431) humor (557) Kindle (101) library (62) Max Brooks (74) military (59) non-fiction (136) novel (113) oral history (104) own (93) owned (63) post-apocalyptic (350) read (256) reference (93) satire (79) science fiction (864) sf (80) short stories (60) speculative fiction (92) survival (269) thriller (65) to-read (1,027) unread (86) war (275) zombie (349) zombies (1,945)

Max Brooks has 15 past events. (show)

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Disambiguation notice

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (3.92)
0.5 7
1 108
1.5 25
2 362
2.5 75
3 1258
3.5 316
4 2514
4.5 257
5 1983

Author pictures (5)

(see all 5 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Max Brooks is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Max Brooks is composed of 4 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 171,713,062 books! | Top bar: Always visible