Non fiction books about the end of the world

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non fiction books about the end of the world

Apocalyptic Non-Fiction (34 books)

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Published 19.11.2018

2019 NEW YEAR READING LIST - 8 Life Changing Books For Winter

Apocalyptic Non-Fiction

Will the future be dystopian? Can the human race even survive climate change and the ongoing mass extinction? Or does technology promise a far better and more hopeful future? They explore the impact of artificial intelligence and advanced robotics, the emergence of molecular nanotechnology, the private-sector space race, as well as climate change, the threat of a global pandemic, and other questions. Each is followed by a link to my review on this site. Diamandis and Steven Kotler— Does technology promise humanity a bright future? Eric Drexler— Nanotechnology and the future of our species.

Many of the best nonfiction books of the year so far ask readers to make change.
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H aving written a number of popular science books , I decided three years ago to try my hand at fiction. How hard could it be, I reasoned arrogantly. Well, harder than I thought. So, when it came to writing my own sci-fi thriller, I felt I was very well placed to put in a lot of science and get it right. Setting the story two decades from now means I can make a reasonably reliable prediction of what the world might be like and extrapolate the science and tech of today into a plausible future. This is broader than just apocalyptic or postapocalyptic fiction, since it also encompasses disaster thrillers involving humanity under threat, whether or not that threat is averted.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Sacripant D. says:

    These are the books that we will be reading this winter to help us, well, get through it.

  2. Zacharie C. says:

    Once Upon a River

  3. Tom G. says:

    34 books based on 31 votes: The World Without Us by Alan Weisman, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond.

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