Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

Survival takes center stage in these stories about the broken future, and what happens to those who live beyond "the end of the world."


Aguirre, Ann. Enclave. 2011.

Anderson, M.T. Feed. 2002.

Anthony, Joelle. Restoring Harmony. 2010.

Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale. 1986.

Augarde, Steve. X Isle. 2009.

Bacigalupi, Paolo. Ship Breaker. 2010.

Black, Isla. Ashes. 2011.

Bodeen, S.A. Compound. 2008.

Brockmeier, Kevin. The Brief History of the Dead. 2006.

Brooks, Max. World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War. 2006.

Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games . 2008. (series)

Condie, Ally. Matched. 2010. (series)

Dashner, James. The Maze Runner. 2008. (series)

Destefano, Lauren. Wither. 2011.

Doctorow, Cory. Little Brother. 2008.

Farmer, Nancy. House of the Scorpion. 2002.

Fforde, Japser. Shades of Grey. 2009.

Frank, Pat. Alas Babylon. 1959.

Gaiman, Neil. Good Omens. 2006.

Hauge, Lesley. Nomansland. 2010.

Hautman, Pete. Rash. 2006.

Higson, Charlie. The Enemy. 2009.

Karr, Julia. XVI. 2011.

Kellerman, Faye. Prism. 2009.

Lancaster, Mike A. Human 4. 2011.

Landon, Kristen. The Limit. 2010.

Marsden, John. Tomorrow When the War Began. 1995. (series)

Ness, Patrick. The Knife of Never Letting Go. 2008. (series)

O'Brien, Caragh M. Birthmarked. 2010.

O'Brien, Robert C. Z for Zachariah. 1974.

Oliver, Lauren. Delirium. 2011.

Patterson, James. Witch and Wizard. 2009.

Pfeffer, Susan Beth. Life As We Knew It . 2006. (series)

Rosoff, Meg. How I live Now. 2004.

Roth, Veronica. Divergent. 2011.

Shusterman, Neal. Unwind. 2007.

Sutherland, Tui. So This is How it Ends. 2006.

Weaver, Will. Memory Boy. 2001.

Westerfeld, Scott. Uglies. 2005. (series)