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Four more ‘Walking Dead’ books greenlit by Kirkman

Robert Kirkman, creator of "The Walking Dead", has given the go-ahead to another spin-off storyline from novelist Jay Bonansinga. "Descent", which is due for an October 14 release from Thomas Dunne Books and St Martin's Press, revolves around Lilly Caul, one of Kirkman's original characters who returns from Bonansinga's 2012... Read More

A woman lies on the grass while reading a book at Columbia University in New York, April 14, 2014. – Reuters pic, April 16, 2014.

A woman lies on the grass while reading a book at Columbia University in New York, April 14, 2014. – Reuters pic, April 16, 2014.

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