Author Max Brooks tells us what he’s learned about planning for pandemics and other disasters--through researching his zombie novels, and participating in and witnessing government and military preparedness drills. His bestselling novel World War Z is about a pandemic, but when you’re infected by that virus, you become a zombie. He’s the son of Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft. Join Us.
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(Photo: Max Brooks - Courtesy of Del Rey/via NPR)