The Book of Lists: Horror

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The Book of Lists: Horror
Just in time for Halloween, explore all things scary
Thursday, October 30, 2008
9:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Five local horror experts discuss their contributions to The Book of Lists: Horror on Thursday, October 30, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

The event is co-sponsored by Rainy Day Books.

Leading the discussion will be the co-author of the book Scott Bradley, a former Kansas City resident now living in California. In addition to his authoring duties, Bradley contributed to the book Scott Bradley’s Top Ten Horror Movie Crushes.

Other program participants, and their contributed lists, include:

Graphic novelist Jason Aaron discusses his Six Favorite Comic Book Demons and Devils.

Batman: The Animated Series screenwriter and UMKC Visiting Assistant Professor Mitch Brian reviews his Top 10 Disguised Horror Films and Nine Amazing Horror Board Games.

Indian Hills Middle School student Zoe Brian presents her Top Ten Creepy Movies for a Seventh Grade Slumber Party.

Valencourt Books Publisher James Jenkins discusses his 10 Weirdest Goth Novels.

The Book of Lists: Horror is 432 fright-filled pages long. Among the other lists featured are: Stephen King’s Ten Favorite Horror Novels or Short Stories, Top Six Grossing Horror Movies of All Time in the United States, and Top Ten Horror-Themed Rock ‘n’ Roll songs.

Copies of The Book of Lists: Horror will be available for sale, and all five contributors will sign copies purchased during the event.

Admission is free. Click here or call 816.701.3407 to RSVP.