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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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.


  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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