UHS Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

Reading list for Post-Apocalyptic Fiction with Adrian Acu.

The Archive of Alternate Endings Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781945814822
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Published: Dzanc Books - May 7th, 2019

"Captivating...Drager's plot is ambitious and emotionally resonant, making for a clever, beguiling novel." --Publishers Weekly starred review


Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too: A Book Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062569028
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 27th, 2017

Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too is the illustrated story of a lonely alien sent to observe Earth, only to meet all sorts of creatures with all sorts of perspectives on life, love, and happiness, all while learning to feel a little better about being an alien—based on the enormously popular Twitter account, @jonnysun.


Riddley Walker, Expanded Edition Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780253212344
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Published: Indiana University Press - September 22nd, 1998

"A hero with Huck Finn's heart and charm, lighting by El Greco and jokes by Punch and Judy. . . . Riddley Walker is haunting and fiercely imagined and--this matters most--intensely ponderable." --Benjamin DeMott, The New York Times Book Review

"This is what literature is meant to be." --Anthony Burgess


When the English Fall: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616208097
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Published: Algonquin Books - July 3rd, 2018

A riveting and unexpected novel that questions whether a peaceful and non- violent community can survive when civilization falls apart.

Again, all are asleep, but I am not. I need sleep, but though I read and I pray, I feel too awake. My mind paces the floor.

There are shots now and again, bursts here and there, far away, and I cannot sleep.