Post-apocalyptic

Super Bunker, James Ellis

Thanks to author James Ellis for bringing to our attention his new climate change thriller, Super Bunker.  From the author: Signs and warnings of global warming have been ignored. The pristine planet we once knew is quickly vanishing. Now Earth’s citizens must build underground shelters in order to survive. This […]

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The Collapse of Western Civilization, Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

Just published in July 2014, a new environmental polemic: The year is 2393, and a senior scholar of the Second People’s Republic of China presents a gripping and deeply disturbing account of how the children of the Enlightenment, the political and economic elites of the so-called advanced industrial societies, entered […]

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Dune Chronicles, Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert’s Dune Chronicles is a series of sci-fi classics that won Hugo and Nebula awards depicts water in a future world as scarce and costly. These books went on to become a successful mini-series. Goodreads Reviews Please see Frank Herbert’s son’s Brian Herbert’s continuance and additions to the Dune […]

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Desert Blade, Ella Drake

In the post-apocalyptic Midwest, now a ravaged dust bowl, former guardsman Derek Covington must find help for a sick boy. With nothing but memories of all he lost, Derek crosses the desert alone in search of the doctor who saved his own life ten years ago. Drifter gangs who loot […]

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Love in the Time of Global Warming, Francesca Lia Block

A stunning reimagining of Homer’s Odyssey set in post-Apocalyptic Los Angeles, written by A master storyteller (also in audio). Her life by the sea in ruins, Pen has lost everything in the Earth Shaker that all but destroyed the city of Los Angeles. She sets out into the wasteland to […]

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The Wind from Nowhere, J.G. Ballard

The wind came from nowhere … a super-hurricane that blasted round the globe at hundreds of miles per hour burying whole communities beneath piles of rubble, destroying all organized life and driving those it did not kill to seek safety in tunnels and sewers – where they turned against each […]

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Memory of Water, Emmi Itäranta

English version published June 10, 2014 (updated June 10). Click here to read our wonderful interview with Emmi. An amazing, award-winning speculative fiction debut novel by a major new talent, in the vein of Ursula K. Le Guin Global warming has changed the world’s geography and its politics. Wars are […]

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Jia Ting: The Raider Chronicles, Stephan Malone

Set five hundred years into the future, Jia Ting follows along with Kama, a mysterious elite Chosen woman exiled from her native group as she is captured by her enemy, the Polar City inhabitants to the north. Extreme climate changes in the distant future have rendered most of North America […]

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The Death of Grass, John Christopher

Published in 1956 (in the US it was published as No Blade of Grass). At first the virus wiping out grass and crops is of little concern to John Custance. It has decimated Asia, causing mass starvation and riots, but Europe is safe and a counter-virus is expected any day. […]

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Haline, Sundeep Ahuja

Haline is a stark look at a post-climate change future, a world licking its wounds after decades of war and famine in which resources are scarce and government tyrannical. It is the answer to the troubling and timely question: What if we do nothing? Goodreads Reviews Back to GoodReads Buy […]

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The Raincoast Saga, Morgan Nyberg

Part I. The Fixer The Fixer, a novella, chronicles the year leading up to the global collapse upon which The Raincoast Saga is based. A man who works for a powerful investment firm travels the world attempting to fix financial problems. In the process he is caught up in a […]

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Lighthouse Island, Paulette Jiles

Paulette Jiles, the bestselling author of the highly praised novels The Color of Lightning, Stormy Weather, and Enemy Women, pushes into new territory with Lighthouse Island—a captivating and atmospheric story set in the far future—a literary dystopian tale resonant with love and hope. In the coming centuries the world’s population has exploded. The […]

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Red Rock, Kate Kelly

The ice caps have melted. The coastal areas we once knew are gone and only scavvers now live in the flooded towns. The world has changed, but as 14-year-old Danni Rushton soon discovers, it isn’t the first time… Living with her uncle after the tragic death of her parents, Danni […]

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2084: An Oral History of the Great Warming, James Powell

By 2084, global warming has proven worse than even the worst-case projections of scientists at the turn of the century. No country and no individual has escaped. Through interviews, this book of oral history captures the effects of the Great Warming on various countries and individuals, as reported in the […]

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The Drowned World, J.G. Ballard

First published in 1962, J.G. Ballard’s mesmerizing and ferociously prescient novel imagines a terrifying future in which solar radiation and global warming have melted the ice caps and Triassic-era jungles have overrun a submerged and tropical London. Set during the year 2145, the novel follows biologist Dr. Robert Kerans and […]

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