Originally Posted by sentium
There's zombie fiction and then there's fiction that uses zombies and a zombie outbreak to tell stories about how regular people react to it. That's the most interesting stuff, where the desperation makes for more interesting stories about people. It's not the gore or killing zombies that's the interesting stuff, but rather how people turn on each other or work together in extraordinary circumstances. World War Z is great at that and The Walking Dead as well. The zombies are pretty much just a catalyst to make things interesting.
Another book, not about zombies but interesting in the same way as World War Z, is Robopocalypse.
Cool, I will keep them in mind. Also Robopocalypse sounds intriguing.