Isaac Marion

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 taking pictures of everything. Visit IsaacMarion.com for more on these endeavors.

Books by this Author

The Burning World
Warm Bodies and The New Hunger
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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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. I say "arbitrary" way too much these days. I guess I'm just noticing how many things we take for granted as fact have no real basis in reality. They're just...arbitrarily decided.

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. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I think too much. Sometimes it's a struggle to live in the moment. Also, my cheeks get really red when I drink.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. A strong, healthy body, all the resources I need to do the things I want, and good people to do them with.

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