World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks
That’s right… the zombie war… an epidemiological nightmare pandemic that spawns millions of un-dead, cannibalistic motherfuckers. How awesome is that? As it was a global catastrophe, the only way Brooks could have conjured the magnitude of it all… was exactly the way he wrote it. The unnamed, first-person narrator works for the U.N. Postwar Commission Report, and travels around the globe interviewing survivors, chronicling their memories as record.
Gregg suggested this one. I will continue to accept his recommendations as nearly bullet-proof.