12 Books with an Environmental Message to Read This Earth Day

From post-apocalyptic fiction to real-life studies of the Earth, these books examine the impact we have on Mother Nature's most beautiful creations.

Earth Day books


Buy Floating Worlds at Amazon

Floating Worlds

By Cecelia Holland


Buy The Sheep Look Up at Amazon

The Sheep Look Up

By John Brunner


Buy Finches of Mars at Amazon

Finches of Mars

By Brian W. Aldiss


Buy In the Drift at Amazon

In the Drift

By Michael Swanwick

Humanx Commonwealth Series

Buy Midworld at Amazon


By Alan Dean Foster


Buy No Turning Back at Amazon

No Turning Back

By Richard Ellis


oryx and crake environmental messages

Oryx and Crake

By Margaret Atwood


ecotopia environmental messages


By Ernest Callenbach


death of grass environmental messages

The Death of Grass

By John Christopher

The Southern Reach Trilogy  

annihilation environmental messages


By Jeff VanderMeer


silent spring environmental messages

Silent Spring

By Rachel Carson


sixth extinction environmental messages

The Sixth Extinction

By Elizabeth Kolbert