'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' author inks six-figure deal

The author of surprise hit and EW favorite Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Seth Graham-Smith, has inked a two-book deal with Grand Central Press (Graham-Smith is rumored to be receiving $575,000 in the deal). The author’s first book with the publisher will be Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, a re-imagined biography of the president, if he were a vampire hunter (a pub date hasn’t been released yet). According to Publishers Weekly, Hollywood is already interested in obtaining film rights.   


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  • Tan

    I’m only half way through Pride & Prejudice and Zombies but…so far I love it!!! I never would have thought this classic would have been written with zombies in it…but it’s still P&P but with hilarious entertainment!It’s deadly, funny, and brilliant! Still very P&P but with zombies!

  • Tan

    I somehow managed to write Entertainment….wrong….in my previous post…maybe I should pay attention to lecture.

  • Nathan

    Oh hell yeah! Love P&P&Z, look forward to ALVH!

  • Nathan

    I wonder when the movie deals will start being signed?

  • Hipster Humor

    Stupid books for stupid people=success

  • david

    4 hot photos per day — http://www.watchcelebrity.com/

  • raingod

    Hard to believe, that anyone would give him anything when the new content in this crapfest amounts to only 10% of the book. A total and unmitigated ripoff and an insult to zombie novels.

  • yvette79

    Just when I thought humanity couldn’t sink any lower.

  • Nathan

    Really raingod? An insult to zombie novels? Are there that many around?

  • Kat

    Oh, lighten up, you windbags. Like you can really argue that the idea of Abe Lincoln fighting vampires isn’t stirringly patriotic.

  • Jennie

    I think what a lot of you elitist windbags are completely missing is that this book totally takes the p i s s out of the stuffiness that is Jane Austen fandom–you know, the people who read her books over and over and over again and can’t imagine anything else attaining their pinnacle of literary achievement (*barf*). It’s actually a wonderful little satire, but I guess that goes over all your pompous, stuffy little heads. Oh, well. Your loss.

  • raingod

    well Jennie, the only windbag I see here is you; you’ve managed to totally miss the point of the criticism. Why don’t you stick to your books with pictures.

  • zombie hunter

    I love this book. It opens the pantheon that is horror to new uncharted realms. This book will not only spark continued interest in reading, it will spark interest in the original. I love the discussion Q’s in the back. I can see book clubs popping up all over discussing this and future endeavors. Keep it coming, I’m loving this.

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