Browsing Powell’s website and came across this blurb about an upcoming author visit.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance–Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!
Thursday, June 11, 2009 07:00 PM
Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, Beaverton, OR
The audacious New York Times bestseller everyone’s talking about! Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Quirk) features the original text of Jane Austen’s classic novel, mingled with all-new scenes of flesh-eating zombie action from author Seth Grahame-Smith.
Wow, wish I was going to be in Portland for this one. This is part of an emerging new genre, Mash-Ups, which have existed for years in the music world, but are now twisting some classic fiction in new ways. Check out this Guardian article about a Seuss/Shakespeare mashup.