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Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

For more anti-Westerns, try these…

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt for a blackly humorous tale of two hired killers

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton for a story of the gold-rush with more to it than meets the eye

Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver for a genre-defying exploration of myth, love and identity

Welcome to Hard Times by EL Doctorow for a dramatic novel about evil set in a small town in Dakota Territory

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The Stand by Stephen King

If you liked The Stand‘s post-apocalyptic battle for humanity, try these…

The Passage by Justin Cronin for a world overrun with vampire-zombies

The Road by Cormac McCarthy for unpunctuated survival horror

Things We Didn’t See Coming by Stephen Amsterdam for the episodic journey of an apocalyptic everyman

Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody for fantasy with post-apocalyptic misfits

This post was guest edited by writer Craig Hildebrand-Burke, who blogs about books and writing for Momentum

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Did you get to the end of The Road and want more? Try these…

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson for a survivor confronting loneliness

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood for a dark, speculative future

The Dog Stars by Peter Heller for soaring beauty with your darkness

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness for a superb YA post-apocalyptic trilogy

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The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

If the brutal, searing Wasp Factory left you wanting more, try these…

We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver for a mother dealing with the fact her teenage son is a monster

Child Of God by Cormac McCarthy for a teenager descending into crime, degradation, and psychosis