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


TitleAuthorGenres & Tags

A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr. Post Apocalypse
Amnesia Moon Jonathan Lethem Post Apocalypse
Cloud Atlas David Mitchell ActionHistoricalNear FuturePost ApocalypseSpeculative Fiction
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick Bounty HunterPost ApocalypseScience Fiction
Earth Abides George R. Stewart Post ApocalypseScience Fiction
Galapagos Kurt Vonnegut Post ApocalypseSatire, Time Shift
Gather, Darkness! Fritz Leiber Post Apocalypse
The Andromeda Strain Michael Crichton ApocalpysePost Apocalypse
The Gone-Away World Nick Harkaway ActionPost Apocalypse
The Stand Stephen King Post Apocalypse, Plague
walkaway Cory Doctorow Near FuturePost ApocalypseUtopian, Post-Scarcity