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Best Apocalypse Books You Should Read

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Apocalypse books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse (2008)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should ReadFrom the Book of Revelation to ”The Road Warrior”, from ”A Canticle for Leibowitz” to ”The Road”, storytellers have long imagined the end of the world, weaving eschatological tales of catastrophe, chaos, and calamity. In doing so, these visionary authors have addressed one of the most challenging and enduring themes of imaginative fiction: the nature of life in the aftermath of total societal collapse. Gathering together the best postapocalyptic literature of the last two decades from many of today’s most renowned authors of speculative fiction – including George R. R….
Author(s): John Joseph Adams

2. Ethnic Apocalypse: The Coming European Civil War (2019)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should ReadIn the last book he completed before his death, the irrepressible and trenchant Guillaume Faye takes a bold and ruthlessly candid look at the increasingly volatile situation on the ground in Europe.With the growing incidence of Islamicist terrorism and inter-religious violence on European soil, alongside the first signs of native resistance to the demographic changes which have made this violence possible, Faye compellingly argues that Europe is poised for a terrible new civil war, threatening to break out along the many ethnic faultlines which have arisen thanks to years of bad immigration policies and bad…
Author(s): Guillaume Faye

3. Wake Me After the Apocalypse (2018)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should ReadWhen a killer comet hurtles for the earth, 18-year-old Joanna Murphy is selected to wait out the apocalypse in an underground bunker. She enters cryosleep with her close-knit team, preparing to resettle the planet after the atmosphere clears in two hundred years. Joanna is the only one who wakes up. Faced with a bunker full of bones and a blocked exit, Joanna must claw her way to the surface, figure out what happened to her team, and try not to panic—or die. That’s going to be tricky if she’s the only person left in the world. From the author of The Seabound…
Author(s): Jordan Rivet

4. Deadbreak (2018)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should ReadIt’s been three long years since Deadbreak. That’s what everyone’s calling it – the day the dead rose. Every day since then Jeremiah Reid has had one goal: to make his way back to his daughter. With his four-legged companion, Joe, Jeremiah has to travel a lawless wasteland teeming with zombies, bandits, and worse, like people who put anchovies on pizza (you know who you are). It’s a new world out there and no one is safe. People are weary, cities are in ruin, supplies are scarce, and brains are on the menu. If he’s going to have a chance, he’ll need…
Author(s): Jorge Sanchez, Crystal Johnson

5. Alternative Apocalypse (Alternatives) (2019)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should ReadHow will the world end? With aliens or angels? Or a ground hog?Bleak despair? Martial fervor? Or a belly laugh?Whatever the Apocalypse, It will be borne by people and their families and their dogs and most of all, it will challange their notions of themselves.This anthology includes international award winning writers, poets, and thinkers that give you their version of the Apocalypse.Just remember, we’re all in this together.But there is more, the first short fiction by the wildly popular Blogger, Jim Wright of Stonekettle Station, a new story by Mike Resnick, poetry by Jane Yolen, This is an international piece of…
Author(s): Bob Brown, J.J. Steinfeld, et al.

6. Scooby Apocalypse Vol. 1 (2017)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should ReadFred. Daphne. Velma. Shaggy. Scooby-Doo. Roaming the globe in their lime-green Mystery Machine, they’ve solved countless crimes and debunked dozens of sketchy supernatural shenanigans.   But what if the horror was real?   Something terrible has transformed our world, turning millions of people into mindless zombie hordes. And only five people—well, four people and one mangy mutt—have the smarts, the skills and the sheer crazy courage to stare down doomsday.   Can these pesky kids and their canine companion—using every incredible contraption in their…
Author(s): Keith Giffen, Howard Porter

7. World Unbound: An Apocalyptic LitRPG (System Apocalypse) (2018)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should ReadFour years ago, the Erethran Honor Guard arrived and threw John Lee into a Portal to another world. Since then, Earth has received no word of the intrepid adventurer. Until now.Finding his way back to Earth through a Portal, John returns to a very changed world. The shackles of Galactic control have bound Earth and humanity ever tighter to the System. Now, John has to find a way to free Earth from Galactic control while battling stronger, more powerful enemies. And worst of all, he will need to indulge in politics.Good thing he’s got a new Class and new…
Author(s): Tao Wong

8. Apocalypse Child: A Life in End Times (2018)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should Read― For the first thirteen years of her life, Flor Edwards grew up in the Children of God. The group's nomadic existence was based on the belief that, as God's chosen people, they would be saved in the impending apocalypse that would envelop the rest of the world in 1993. Flor would be thirteen years old. The group's charismatic leader, Father David, kept the family on the move, from Los Angeles to Bangkok to Chicago, where they would eventually disband, leaving Flor to make sense of the foreign world of mainstream society around her. Apocalypse Child is a…
Author(s): Flor Edwards

9. Agents of the Apocalypse: A Riveting Look at the Key Players of the End Times (2015)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should ReadAre we living in the end times? Is it possible that the players depicted in the book of Revelation could be out in force today? And if they are, would you know how to recognize them?In Agents of the Apocalypse, noted prophecy expert Dr. David Jeremiah does what no prophecy expert has done before. He explores the book of Revelation through the lens of its major players―the exiled, the martyrs, the elders, the victor, the king, the judge, the 144,000, the witnesses, the false prophet, and the beast.One by one, Dr. Jeremiah delves into their individual…
Author(s): David Jeremiah

10. Scooby Apocalypse Vol. 5 (2019)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should ReadMonths after one of their own made the ultimate sacrifice, the surviving members of Mystery Inc. have carved out a new life for themselves and other escapees from the nanite plague. Running a refugee community would be a challenge in the best of circumstances, and there’s nothing ideal about a world of monster attacks, supply shortages and the return of the bloodthirsty Scrappy-Doo, who’s got a bone to pick with all of Mystery Inc.–especially Scooby-Doo!Writers Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis (Justice League International) and artists including Pat Olliffe (Spider-Girl) and Tom Palmer (The Avengers) tell…
Author(s): Keith Giffen

11. The Cost of Survival: A LitRPG Apocalypse (The System Apocalypse) (2018)

Best Apocalypse Books You Should ReadThe Onlivik Spores have been defeated, the dungeon tamed but at great cost. John and his friends are reeling from the losses, but the countdown to full integration to the System continues. Threatened by System-integrated races and new, more powerful monsters, John will need to get creative if he and the city are to survive. The Cost of Survival is Book 3 of the System Apocalypse, a LitRPG / GameLit Apocalypse book that combines modern day life, science fiction and fantasy elements along with game mechanics….
Author(s): Tao Wong

Books shelved as apocalypse: The Road by Cormac McCarthy, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks, The Stand by Stephen King, Statio Very Best Post-Apocalyptic Fiction My list of Best Post-Apocalyptic Fiction. I know there are many others, but these are the books I have read and can vouch for. Books shelved as post-apocalyptic: The Road by Cormac McCarthy, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, Catching Fi War, viruses, natural global disasters, genetically modified humans, computers run amok, you name it. Young adult apocalypse (not on this list) is especially popular. As a species, we seem to be pretty freaked out right now. The Top 21 Post-apocalyptic Science Fiction Books

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Global Crisis and Reproduction of Capital

Author(s): Stavros Tombazos
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Pivot, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2354619

Eco-Socialism For Now and the Future: Practical Utopias and Rational Action

Author(s): Robert Albritton
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2406868

Periodizing Capitalism and Capitalist Extinction

Author(s): Richard Westra
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407588

The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in 17th Century North America and the Caribbean

Author(s): Gerald Horne
Publisher: NYU Press, Year: 2018, Size: 468 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2206927

Apocalypse, Revolution and Terrorism: From the Sicari to the American Revolt Against the Modern World

Author(s): Jeffrey Kaplan
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2285409

The Apocalypse of Empire. Imperial Eschatology in Late Antiquity and Early Islam

Author(s): Stephen J. Shoemaker
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Year: 2018, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2289368

Transmedia Storytelling and the Apocalypse

Author(s): Stephen Joyce
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2311112

Dystopia and Economics: A Guide to Surviving Everything from the Apocalypse to Zombies

Author(s): Charity-Joy Revere Acchiardo; Michelle Albert Vachris
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 521 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2348503

Financing the Apocalypse: Drivers for Economic and Political Instability

Author(s): Joel Magnuson
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2354454

Dystopia And Economics: A Guide To Surviving Everything From The Apocalypse To Zombies

Author(s): Charity-Joy Revere Acchiardo, Michelle Albert Vachris
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 842 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 2382779

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely hot items according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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