5 Great Survival Fiction Books

Here are our picks for top 5 survivalist fiction books. Disagree? Vote below or leave a comment about your favorite survivalist fiction book.

1. A Canticle for Leibowitz

A Canticle for Leibowitz

2. Earth Abides

Earth Abides

3. The Road

The Road

4. Alas Babylon

Alas Babylon

5. Patriots

Patriots

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7 Responses

  1. Bobby

    Huckelberry Finn and Robinson Crusoe are better than The Road! Alas, Babylon is in a class by itself.

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    • Survivalspot

      I just had a friend mention that book to me the other day and it sounded like a great read. Thanks for the input!

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  2. Wendy

    One Second After – EMP/CME knowledge. Instead of a small band of survivors, this is about a small community around 7000, up to 10,000 after refugees arive. The necessary evils of governing including defense, distribution of food, water, distribution of communial duties such as burial, etc. Also has accurate stats on what to expect in terms of medical/survival rates. Made an impact on me as to just how fast a community/group would have to react and what they should have prepared for in advance.

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  3. Liam Fisher

    I think all these books are good suggestions. One thing to consider is the The Road is not really a survival story, but a love story. McCarthy wrote it to his son. Also, I'm not a fan of Rawles fiction. He's fairly flat. FWIW, I'm writing a survivalist story over at my blog. I'd appreciate your comments.

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