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

Midworld

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

Ecotopia

By Ernest Callenbach

 

death of grass environmental messages

The Death of Grass

By John Christopher

The Southern Reach Trilogy  

annihilation environmental messages

Annihilation

By Jeff VanderMeer

 

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Silent Spring

By Rachel Carson

 

sixth extinction environmental messages

The Sixth Extinction

By Elizabeth Kolbert