16 Powerful Post-Apocalyptic Books

It's the end of the world as we know it: These post-apocalyptic novels offer terrifying visions that will have you hooked.

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The Chaos Function Jack Skillingstead

The Chaos Function

By Jack Skillingstead

Buy The Disappearance at Amazon

The Disappearance

By Philip Wylie

Buy A Boy and His Dog at Amazon

A Boy and His Dog

By Harlan Ellison

Buy At Winter's End at Amazon

At Winter's End

By Robert Silverberg

Buy Earthseed at Amazon


By Octavia E. Butler

Buy In the Drift at Amazon

In the Drift

By Michael Swanwick

Buy Swan Song at Amazon

Swan Song

By Robert R. McCammon

Buy Valhalla at Amazon


By Newton Thornburg

Buy Mockingbird at Amazon


By Walter Tevis

Buy Doomsday Morning at Amazon

Doomsday Morning

By C.L. Moore

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Earth Abides

By George R. Stewart

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The Stand

By Stephen King

World War Z Max Brooks

World War Z

By Max Brooks

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I Am Legend

By Richard Matheson

Station Eleven Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven

By Emily St. John Mandel

Zone One Colson Whitehead

Zone One

By Colson Whitehead