100 Best Dystopian Novels of All Time

Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic books

The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins | amazon.com


George Orwell | amazon.com

The Giver

Lois Lowry | amazon.com


Veronica Roth | amazon.com

Brave New World

Aldous Huxley | amazon.com

Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury | amazon.com

The Handmaid’s Tale

Margaret Atwood | amazon.com

Animal Farm

George Orwell | amazon.com

Lord of the Flies

William Golding | amazon.com

Ender’s Game

Orson Scott Card | amazon.com

The Road

Cormac McCarthy | amazon.com

The Maze Runner

James Dashner | amazon.com

The Stand

Stephen King | amazon.com


Lauren Oliver | amazon.com


Scott Westerfeld | amazon.com


Ally Condie | amazon.com

V for Vendetta

Alan Moore | amazon.com


Neal Shusterman | amazon.com

Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro | amazon.com

Oryx and Crake

Margaret Atwood | amazon.com

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

Max Brooks | amazon.com


Marie Lu | amazon.com

Ready Player One

Ernest Cline | amazon.com


Alan Moore | amazon.com

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Philip K. Dick | amazon.com

The City of Ember

Jeanne DuPrau | amazon.com


Kurt Vonnegut | amazon.com

Wool Omnibus

Hugh Howey | amazon.com

The Time Machine

H.G. Wells | amazon.com


Marissa Meyer | amazon.com

I Am Legend and Other Stories

Richard Matheson | amazon.com

Battle Royale

Koushun Takami | amazon.com


Ayn Rand | amazon.com

The Gunslinger

Stephen King | amazon.com

Life As We Knew It

Susan Beth Pfeffer | amazon.com

The Selection

Kiera Cass | amazon.com


Yevgeny Zamyatin | amazon.com

The Passage

Justin Cronin | amazon.com

Shatter Me

Tahereh Mafi | amazon.com

The Knife of Never Letting Go

Patrick Ness | amazon.com


José Saramago | amazon.com

The Host

Stephenie Meyer | amazon.com

A Clockwork Orange

Anthony Burgess | amazon.com


Michael Grant | amazon.com

Cat’s Cradle

Kurt Vonnegut | amazon.com


Lauren DeStefano | amazon.com

The 5th Wave

Rick Yancey | amazon.com

A Canticle for Leibowitz

Walter M. Miller Jr. | amazon.com

Snow Crash

Neal Stephenson | amazon.com


William Gibson | amazon.com

The Children of Men

P.D. James | amazon.com

The Long Walk

Richard Bachman | amazon.com

Atlas Shrugged

Ayn Rand | amazon.com


Susan Ee | amazon.com

The House of the Scorpion

Nancy Farmer | amazon.com

Across the Universe

Beth Revis | amazon.com

The Trial

Franz Kafka | amazon.com

The Forest of Hands and Teeth

Carrie Ryan | amazon.com

The Day of the Triffids

John Wyndham | amazon.com

The Dispossessed

Ursula K. Le Guin | amazon.com

The Man in the High Castle

Philip K. Dick | amazon.com

Under the Never Sky

Veronica Rossi | amazon.com


M.T. Anderson | amazon.com

Parable of the Sower

Octavia E. Butler | amazon.com


Ann Aguirre | amazon.com


Thomas More | amazon.com

The Chrysalids

John Wyndham | amazon.com

Alas, Babylon

Pat Frank | amazon.com

The Postman

David Brin | amazon.com

On the Beach

Nevil Shute | amazon.com

Station Eleven

Emily St. John Mandel | amazon.com

The Forever War

Joe Haldeman | amazon.com


Catherine Fisher | amazon.com

The Martian Chronicles

Ray Bradbury | amazon.com

Swan Song

Robert R. McCammon | amazon.com

The Running Man

Richard Bachman | amazon.com

The Darkest Minds

Alexandra Bracken | amazon.com

Red Rising

Pierce Brown | amazon.com

The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer

Neal Stephenson | amazon.com

Blood Red Road

Moira Young | amazon.com


Caragh M. O’Brien | amazon.com

Shades of Grey

Jasper Fforde | amazon.com

A Scanner Darkly

Philip K. Dick | amazon.com


Stephen King | amazon.com

The Windup Girl

Paolo Bacigalupi | amazon.com

Planet of the Apes

Pierre Boulle | amazon.com

Earth Abides

George R. Stewart | amazon.com

Lucifer’s Hammer

Larry Niven | amazon.com

Player Piano

Kurt Vonnegut | amazon.com

Logan’s Run

William F. Nolan | amazon.com

Ship Breaker

Paolo Bacigalupi | amazon.com

Stranger in a Strange Land

Robert A. Heinlein | amazon.com


Mira Grant | amazon.com

I Am Legend

Richard Matheson | amazon.com

The Supernaturalist

Eoin Colfer | amazon.com

The Gate to Women’s Country

Sheri S. Tepper | amazon.com

Inside Out

Maria V. Snyder | amazon.com

The Adoration of Jenna Fox

Mary E. Pearson | amazon.com

The V Girl

Mya Robarts | amazon.com


Aldous Huxley | amazon.com

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