If All of Rochester 2015: Related Titles

Nonfiction

 What Should We Be Worried About? Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up at Night (2014) edited by John Brockman

Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction (2014) by Annalee Newitz

Near Earth Objects (2012) by Donald K. Yeomans

 

Post-apocalyptic / Dystopian / Utopian / Speculative Fiction

 

1984 (1948) by George Orwell

Alas, Babylon (1959) by Pat Frank

“All Summer in a Day,” a 1954 story by Ray Bradbury

Ashfall (2011) by Mike Mullin (first in a trilogy)

Blindness (1999) by José Saramago

Brave New World (1932) by Aldous Huxley

Brave New Worlds (Dystopian Stories) (2012) edited by John Joseph Adams

A Canticle for Leibowitz (1960) by Walter M. Miller Jr.

The Children of Men (1992) by P.D. James

Collapse: You’re On Your Own (2012) by Kay Mahoney

Divergent (2011) by Veronica Roth (first in a series)

The Dog Stars (2013) by Peter Heller

The Earth Abides (2006) by George R. Stewart

Fahrenheit 451 (1953) by Ray Bradbury

The Giver (1993) by Lois Lowry

The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood

The Hunger Games (2008) by Suzanne Collins (first in a trilogy)

The Iron Heel (1908) by Jack London

The Last Days of California (2014) by Mary Miller

The Last Policeman (2012) by Ben H. Winters

The Leftovers (2011) by Tom Perrotta

Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer (first in a series)

The Mars trilogy (1993–96) by Kim Stanley Robinson

Never Let Me Go (2005) by Kazuo Ishiguro

On the Beach (1957) by Nevil Shute

Oryx and Crake (2003–13) by Margaret Atwood (first in a trilogy)

The Parables of the Sower (1993) and The Parables of the Talents (1998) by Octavia Butler

Ready Player One (2011) by Ernest Cline

Riddley Walker (1980) by Russell Hoban

The Road (2007) by Cormac McCarthy

Rochester Rewritten: Rochester in the Alternative (2013)

Stories of Phillip K. Dick (multiple publications)

Valley of Day-Glo (2008) by Nick DiChario

We (1983) by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Woman on the Edge of Time (1976) by Marge Piercy

Wool (2013) by Hugh Howey

 

Climate Fiction

 

Far North (2010) by Marcel Theroux

Flight Behavior (2012) by Barbara Kingsolver

The Healer (2013) by Antti Tuomainen

Odds Against Tomorrow (2013) by Nathaniel Rich

Orleans (2013) by Sherri L. Smith

River of Gods (2006) Ian McDonald

The Windup Girl (2009) Paolo Bacigalupi

 

 Contemporary Fiction with Youthful Protagonists

 

Ashfall Trilogy (2011–13) by Mike Mullin

The Book Thief (2007) by Markus Zusak

Divergent Trilogy (2011–13) by Veronica Roth (first in a series)

The Fault in Our Stars (2014) by John Green

The Girl Giant (2012) by Kristen den Hartog

The Good Thief (2009) by Hannah Tinti (a previous “If All of Rochester Read the Same Book…” selection)

The Hunger Games (2008–10) by Suzanne Collins (first in a trilogy)

Jim the Boy (2001) by Tony Earley (a previous “If All of Rochester Read the Same Book…” selection)

Life As We Knew It (2008) by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Orphan Train (2013) by Christina Baker Kline

Peace Like a River (2002) by Leif Enger (a previous “If All of Rochester Read the Same Book…” selection)

Tell the Wolves I’m Home (2013) by Carol Rifka Brunt

 

Post-apocalyptic / Dystopian / Speculative Fiction on Film

 

12 Monkeys (1995)

1984 (1956)

Blade Runner (1982)

Blindness (2008)

Book of Eli (2010)

Brazil (1985)

Children of Men (2006)

Dark City (1998)

Divergent (2014)

Elysium (2013)

Escape from New York (1981)

Fahrenheit 451 (1996)

Ginger and Rosa (2012)

The Giver (2014)

The Handmaid’s Tale (1990)

The Hunger Games (2012–15)

Interstellar (2014)

Logan’s Run (1976)

Minority Report (2002)

The Omega Man (1971)

On the Beach (1959)

Rollerball  (1975)

Stalker (1978)

Strange Days (1995)

 

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