14 Heart-Pounding Books Like Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation 

If entering Area X sounds like your kind of adventure, here are 14 other stories you’ll want to explore.

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Buy Hothouse at Amazon


By Brian W. Aldiss

Buy Midworld at Amazon


By Alan Dean Foster

Buy Babel-17 at Amazon


By Samuel R. Delany

Buy The Flight of the Silvers at Amazon

The Flight of the Silvers

By Daniel Price

Buy A Darkling Sea at Amazon

A Darkling Sea

By James L. Cambias

Buy Oryx and Crake at Amazon

Oryx and Crake

By Margaret Atwood

Buy Embassytown at Amazon


By China Mieville

Buy After the Apocalypse at Amazon

After the Apocalypse

By Maureen F. McHugh

Buy  Strange Bodies at Amazon

Strange Bodies

By Marcel Theroux

Buy Get in Trouble at Amazon

Get in Trouble

By Kelly Link

Buy Swamplandia! at Amazon


By Karen Russell

Buy The Boy on the Bridge at Amazon

The Boy on the Bridge

By M.R. Carey

Buy The Age of Miracles at Amazon

The Age of Miracles

By Karen Thompson Walker