TOC: ‘The Living Dead 2′ edited by John Joseph Adams

This coming September, Night Shade Books releases the follow-up zombie anthology The Living Dead 2 edited by John Joseph Adams.

Whereas the first volume was reprint-heavy (only one story was original to that volume), Volume 2 features about 60% original stories, noted in bold in the following table of contents:

  1. “Alone, Together” by Robert Kirkman
  2. “Danger Word” by Steven Barnes & Tananarive Due
  3. “Zombieville” by Paula Stiles
  4. “The Anteroom” by Adam-Troy Castro
  5. “When the Zombies Win” by Karina Sumner-Smith
  6. “Mouja” by Matt London
  7. “Category Five” by Marc Paoletti
  8. “Living with the Dead” by Molly Brown
  9. “Twenty-Three Snapshots of San Francisco” by Seth Lindberg
  10. “The Mexican Bus” by Walter Greatshell
  11. “The Other Side” by Jamie Lackey
  12. “Where the Heart Was” by David J. Schow
  13. “Good People” by David Wellington
  14. “Lost Canyon of the Dead” by Brian Keene
  15. “Pirates vs. Zombies” by Amelia Beamer
  16. “The Crocodiles” by Steven Popkes
  17. “The Skull-Faced City” by David Barr Kirtley
  18. “Obedience” by Brenna Yovanoff
  19. “Steve and Fred” by Max Brooks
  20. “The Rapeworm” by Charlie Finlay
  21. “Everglades” by Mira Grant
  22. “We Now Pause For Station Identification” by Gary Braunbeck
  23. “Reluctance” by Cherie Priest
  24. “Arlene Schabowski Of The Undead” by Mark McLaughlin & Kyra M. Schon
  25. “Zombie Gigolo” by S. G. Browne
  26. “Rural Dead” by Bret Hammond
  27. “The Summer Place” by Bob Fingerman
  28. “The Wrong Grave” by Kelly Link
  29. “The Human Race” by Scott Edelman
  30. “Who We Used to Be” by David Moody
  31. “Therapeutic Intervention” by Rory Harper
  32. “He Said, Laughing” by Simon R. Green
  33. “Last Stand” by Kelley Armstrong
  34. “The Thought War” by Paul McAuley
  35. “Dating in Dead World” by Joe McKinney
  36. “Flotsam & Jetsam” by Carrie Ryan
  37. “Thin Them Out” by Kim Paffenroth, Julia Sevin & RJ Sevin
  38. “Zombie Season” by Catherine MacLeod
  39. “Tameshigiri” by Steven Gould
  40. The Days of Flaming Motorcycles” by Catherynne M. Valente
  41. “Zero Tolerance” by Jonathan Maberry
  42. “And the Next, and the Next ” by Genevieve Valentine
  43. “The Price of a Slice” by John Skipp & Cody Goodfellow
  44. “Are You Trying to Tell Me This is Heaven?” by Sarah Langan

There is also an Introduction written by editor John Joseph Adams.

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