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What College Kids Can Learn From 'The Zombie War'

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Several colleges and universities have adopted a common read program, where freshmen read the same book during the summer and discuss it once on campus.

Author Max Brooks talks with NPR's Neal Conan about what students can learn from his book World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War.

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