Survival Fiction. (list)

Discussion in 'Survival Reading Room' started by melbo, Aug 10, 2006.


  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Alien Invasion
    The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham
    Footfall - Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
    Dictatorship - Government and/or company
    1984 - George Orwell
    Fahrenheit451 - Ray Bradbury
    Patriots - James Wesley Rawles
    The Moon is a Harsh Mistress - Robert A. Heinlein
    Seven Days In May - Fletcher Knebel & Charles W. Bailey II
    The Turner Diaries - Andrew MacDonald
    Disaster
    Lucifer's Hammer - Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
    Disease
    Pandemic - Geoffrey Simmons
    Vector - Henry Sutton
    Foreign Invasion
    The Day After Tomorrow (Sixth Column) - Robert A. Heinlein
    Nuclear
    Fail Safe - Eugene Burdick
    Farnham's Freehold - Robert A. Heinlein
    Not This August - C.M. Kornbluth
    On The Beach - Neville Shute
    Planet of the Apes - Pierre Boule
    The Postman - David Brin
    Pulling Through - Dean Ing
    The World Next Door - Brad Ferguson
    Personal Survival
    Tunnel in the Sky - Robert A. Heinlein
    Society Collapse
    A Canticle for Leibowitz - Walter M. Miller Jr.
    Fallen Angels - Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle & Michael Flynn
    Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury
    Technology goes astray
    Dream Park - Larry Niven and Steven Barnes
    1984 - George Orwell
    48 - James Herbert
    8.4 - Peter Hernon

    Alphabetical
    A Canticle for Leibowitz - Walter M. Miller Jr.
    A Hunter's Fire - Floyd R. Dale
    A Secret History of Time to Come - Robie Macualey
    Aftermath - Charles Sheffield
    Aftermath - LeVar Burton
    After the Bomb (series) - Gloria D. Miklowitz
    Airship Nine - Thomas H. Block
    Alas, Babylon - Pat Frank (Classic nuke scenario)
    Amerika - Brauna E. Pouns
    Arc Light - Eric L. Harry
    Ariel - Steven Boyett (fantasy, time travel to place where technology isn't used)
    Armageddon (short stories) - David Drake & Billie Sue Mosiman
    Ashes, Ashes - Rene Barjavel
    Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand
    Breakdown - William W. Johnstone
    Children of the Dust - Louise Lawrence (Catastrophe known only as the dust)
    Cold Creek Cash Store - Russell Hill
    Cradle of Saturn - James P. Hogan
    Damnation Alley - Roger Zelany
    Dark Advent - Brian Hodge
    Dark December - Alfred Coppel
    Death on a Warm Wind - Douglas Warner
    Death Wind - William C. Heine
    Defiance (also published as Vandenberg) - Oliver Lange
    Doomsday Plus Twelve - James D. Forman
    Domain - James Herbert
    Down to a Sunless Sea - David Graham
    Dream Park - Larry Niven and Steven Barnes
    Dust - Charles Pelligrino
    Earth Abides - Geroge R. Stewart
    Emergence - David R. Palmer
    Ende - Anton-Andreas Guha
    Fail Safe - Eugene Burdick
    Fallen Angels - Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle & Michael Flynn
    Famine - Graham Masterton
    Fahrenheit451 - Ray Bradbury
    False Dawn - Chelsa Quinn Yarboro
    Farnham's Freehold - Robert A. Heinlein
    Firebrats (series) - Barbara & Scott Siegel
    First Angel - Ed Mann
    Footfall - Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
    Free Flight - Douglas Terman
    From Out of the Ashes (Ashes series) - William W. Johnston
    Heartland - David Hagberg
    The Horse Clans (series) - Robert Adams (500 years after a nuclear war)
    I, Martha Adams - Pauline Glen Winslow
    Ill Wind - Kevin J. Anderson & Doug Beason
    In Iron Years - Gordon R. Dickson
    Into the Forest - Jean Hegland
    Invasion - Eric L. Harry
    Jenny, My Diary
    Keepers of the Flame - series
    Level 7 - Mordecai Roshwald
    Logan's Run - William F. Nolan & George Clayton Johnson
    Long Loud Silence - Wilson Tucker
    Long Voyage Back - Luke Rhinehart
    Lucifer's Hammer - Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
    Make Room? Make Room? - Harry Harrison (Basis for the movie Soylent Green)
    Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury
    Malevil - Robert Merle
    Mister Touch - Malcolm Bosse
    Nature's End - Whitley Strieber & James Junetka (Overpopulation and depopulation by suicide)
    The New Madrid Run - Micheal Reisig
    No Blade of Grass (Death of Grass)- John Christopher (Massive crop disease/social breakdown)
    Not This August - C.M. Kornbluth
    Nuclear War (short stories) - Edited by Gregory Benford & Martin Greenberg
    Omega Sub (series) - J.D. Cameron
    On The Beach - Neville Shute
    One Just Man - James Mills
    Out of the Ashes (series) - William Johnstone
    Pandemic - Geoffrey Simmons
    Path of the Pale Horse - Paul Fleishman
    Patriots - James Wesley Rawles
    Planet of the Apes - Pierre Boule
    Pulling Through - Dean Ing (Updated nuke scenario, good how-to data follows)
    Rankin: Enemy of the State - John Osier
    Resurrection Day - Brendan DuBois
    Seven Days In May - Fletcher Knebel & Charles W. Bailey II
    Shelter - Dan Ljoka
    Solar Flare - Larry Burkett
    Some Will Not Die - Algis Budrys (Total plague wipe out scenario)
    Storm Rider (series) - Robert Baron
    Survival 2000 (series) - James McPhee
    Survival Margin - David Graham
    Survivors - John Nahmlos
    Survival Margin - Charles Eric Maine
    Swan Song - Robert R. McCammon
    Systemic Shock - Dean Ing
    TEOTWAWKI - James Wesley Rawles
    The 40 Minute War - Janet & Chris Morris
    The Anguished Dawn - James P. Hogan (post-apocalyptic SF)
    The City, Not Long After - Pat Murphy
    The Day After Tomorrow (Sixth Column) - Robert A. Heinlein
    The Day of the Star Cities - John Brunner
    The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham
    The End of the World (short stories) - Donald A. Wollheim
    The Freeman - Jerry Ahern & Sharon Ahern
    The Girl who Owned a City - O.T. Nelson (YA post-apocalypse)
    The Iron Rain - Donald Malcolm
    The Kraken Awakes - John Wyndham
    The Last Ranger - Craig Sargent
    The Last Ship - William Brinkley
    The Long Winter - John Christopher
    The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick
    The Moon is a Harsh Mistress - Robert A. Heinlein
    The New Madrid Run - Michael Reisig
    The Plague - Albert Camus
    The Postman - David Brin
    The Rift - Walter J. Williams
    The Sheep Look Up - John Brunner
    The Stand - Stephen King
    The Steel, The Mist, and the Blazing Sun - Christopher Anvil
    The Survivalist (series) - Jerry Ahern
    The World Next Door - Brad Ferguson
    Triple Ought - James Wesley Rawles
    Tunnel in the Sky - Robert A. Heinlein
    The Turner Diaries - Andrew MacDonald
    The Wild Shore - Kim Stanley Robinson
    Those Who Favor Fire - Marta Randall
    Time Capsule - Mitch Berman
    Tomorrow! - Philip Wylie
    Unintended Consequences - John Ross (Small scale CW II)
    Vandenberg - Oliver Lange (Invasion scenario)
    Vector - Henry Sutton
    War Day - Whitley Streiber and James Kunetka (5 years after a nuclear war)
    When the City Stopped - Joan Phipson
    When the Almond Tree Blossoms - David Aikman
    Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang - Kate Wilhelm
    Wrath of God - Robert Gleason
    Wolf and Iron - Gordon Dickson
    Year of the Cloud - Ted Thomas and Kate Wilhelm
    Z for Zachariah - Robert C. O'brien
     
  2. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    TEOTWAWKI - James Wesley Rawles
    that is a must read if you have not yet.
     
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