Isaac Marion

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Isaac Marion grew up in the mossy depths of the Pacific Northwest, where he worked as a heating installer, a security guard, and a visitation supervisor for foster children before publishing his debut novel in 2010. Warm Bodies became a #5 New York Times bestseller and inspired a major Hollywood film adaptation. It has been translated into twenty-five languages worldwide. Isaac lives in Seattle with his cat and a beloved cactus, writing fiction and music and uploading his brain onto every social network. Visit isaacmarion.com for more on these endeavors.

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Books by this Author

The New Hunger
Warm Bodies

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The Official Trailer for WARM BODIES

Warm Bodies explores what happens when the cold heart of a zombie is tempted by the warmth of human love.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Every experience, good or bad, is a priceless collector's item.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. It's easy for me to find fault with most real people generally regarded as admirable, so....Captain Jean-Luc Picard.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Gosh, so many to choose from. I empathize with Tesla a lot, because he had a lot of ideas to revolutionize the world, but nobody wanted to hear about it, and he eventually got destroyed by Edison, the living embodiment of everything wrong with American culture. I don't know how to transmit electricity wirelessly or anything, but I have a lot of ideas that run contrary to public consensus, which I am always taking crap for.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. The ability to become invisible and/or non-corporeal at will. Oh, you mean like a real actual talent? I'd like to be able to play a guitar without sawing chunks out of it and rearranging the strings.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. See my "motto and maxim" answer. Regret is pointless. I never do anything without first deciding to do it based on facts and feelings, and if it doesn't work out how I hoped, oh well, there's another notch on my experience belt.

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