Book Review: The Serpent and the Rainbow

Now and then, I meet people at horror/sci-fi conventions who offer to tell me about their encounters with “real zombies.”  To a man, I’ve always found these folks unsettling. It was, perhaps, with this prejudice in mind that I came to the 1985 account of the immersion of Harvard ethnobotanist Wade Davis into the world of “real” Haitian zombies and Voodoo,Continue reading “Book Review: The Serpent and the Rainbow”