My top 10 end of the world books

A Listmania! list by "collectorguy"
 
Blindness (Harvest Book)
1.  Blindness (Harvest Book) by Giovanni Pontiero
The list author says:
  "Simply the best book about humanity under seige I have ever read. Saying that, this books is too accurate...and chilling. I could not keep it after reading it"
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The Plague
2.  The Plague by Stuart Gilbert
The list author says:
  "Really an allegory for the nazi occupation of France during WW2, this book (like Blindness, but uplifting rather than realistic) shows the depths of humanity under seige by plague"
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On the Beach
3.  On the Beach by Nevil Shute
The list author says:
  "A slow waltz to oblivion. Good movie, great book. Like saying goodbye to everything, chapter after chapter"
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The Last Ship
4.  The Last Ship by William Brinkley
The list author says:
  "The opposite of Alas, Babylon. There is nothing left but the ship. A geographical cruise of the world following armageddon. Fascinating."
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Alas, Babylon (Perennial Classics)
5.  Alas, Babylon (Perennial Classics) by Pat Frank
The list author says:
  "Did you know that a nuclear war is winnable? Find out how American wins a nuclear slugfest in this naive 1950's book that has no clue about the horror of nuclear conflict"
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The Stand
6.  The Stand DVD ~ Gary Sinise
The list author says:
  "Humanity under seige not enough? Throw in the devil come to earth in a "Earth Abides" meets "Revelations" battle royale across the Rockies"
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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
7.  The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston
The list author says:
  "The book that makes you think about how scary this world is. The premise for the "12 monkeys" film with Brad Pitt, this is the real story of  human-manufactured plague almost being accidentally releas"
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The Exiles Trilogy
8.  The Exiles Trilogy by Ben Bova
The list author says:
  "Near future Sci-Fi but with realistic problems. Overpopulation, anarchy, genetic engineering. More pertient today than when written!"
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Sarum: The Novel of England
9.  Sarum: The Novel of England by Edward Rutherfurd
The list author says:
  "Best chapter I've ever read from a 1st person perspective trying to survive during a medieval plague. Period."
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Earth Abides
10.  Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
The list author says:
  "Deep insight int  late 1940's  mind of post WW2 American morality overlaid into a global plague. "the stand" but with 1940's technology and morality"
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