Exclusive Interview: “The Genius Plague” Author David Walton


In the video game The Last Of Us, a fungal infection turns people into mindless zombies. But while David Walton’s new sci-fi novel The Genius Plague (paperback, digital) is also about a fungus among us, he says that not only was his novel not inspired by that game, but also that his infected aren’t really zombies, and they’re really not mindless.