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    Gather, Darkness! by Fritz Leiber

Three-hundred and sixty years after a nuclear holocaust ravaged mankind, the world is fraught with chaos and superstition. Endowed with scientific knowledge lost to the rest of humanity, Techno-priests of the Great God now rule.

Year: 1943
Genre: Post Apocalypse

    Earth Abides by George R. Stewart

First published in 1949 and a winner of the inaugural International Fantasy Award in 1951, Earth Abides went on to become one of the most influential science-fiction novels of the twentieth century. It remains a fresh, provocative story of apocalyptic pandemic, societal collapse, and rebirth.

Year: 1949
Genre: Post ApocalypseScience Fiction

    A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.

In the depths of the Utah desert, long after the Flame Deluge has scoured the earth clean, a monk of the Order of Saint Leibowitz has made a miraculous discovery. But as the mystery at the core of this groundbreaking novel unfolds, it is the search itself--for meaning, for truth, for love--that offers hope for humanity's rebirth from the ashes.

Year: 1959
Genre: Post Apocalypse

    The Stand by Stephen King

Stephen King's apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published.

Year: 1978
Genre: Post Apocalypse





1943Gather, Darkness! by Fritz Leiber
1949Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
1959A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.
1960Flesh by Philip Jose Farmer
1965The Genocides by Thomas M. Disch
1969The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
1978The Stand by Stephen King
1985Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut
1993Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
1995Amnesia Moon by Jonathan Lethem
2004Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
2009The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway
2011Wool by Hugh Howey
2013Dust by Hugh Howey
2015The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
2016The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin
2017The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin
2017walkaway by Cory Doctorow