Speculative Fiction > Post Apocalypse

    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.

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



A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr.
Cloud Atlas David Mitchell
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick
Earth Abides George R. Stewart
Galapagos Kurt Vonnegut Time Shift
Gather, Darkness! Fritz Leiber
The Andromeda Strain Michael Crichton
The Gone-Away World Nick Harkaway
The Stand Stephen King Plague
Walkaway Cory Doctorow Post-Scarcity