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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Richly crafted characters and compelling personal narratives make Station Eleven an joyful read.  Set in present time before, during, and after a 99% fatal global flu pandemic, Emily St. John Mandel successfully utilizes many of the same storytelling and scene-setting techniques of Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road”. This is post-apocalyptic in …

& Teller, YouTube series by Teller of Penn & Teller

Teller, of Penn & Teller fame, has produced a YouTube series about life in Vegas after the zombie apocalypse called “& Teller”.  Laced with a bit of gambling culture satire, this entertaining YouTube series is about the magician Teller’s adventures surviving the zombie apocalypse in Vegas. Watch it for free …

The Dog Stars by Peter Weller

A man, his beloved dog, and his airplane live through an apocalyptic pandemic without developing the cutthroat nature needed to survive in the new world. His plane, a supply of fuel, and his lack of concern for his own safety drive him to explore the world around him. Not your …

The Purge of Babylon Series by Sam Sisavath

The Purge of Babylon series is one of the two best standouts of the post-apocalyptic buddy story genre.  It follows a pair of SWAT team members, Will and Danny, as they survive a global pandemic that brings otherwordly creatures to the top of the food chain. Where to get it: