Best Books About the End of Civilization

Civilization's imagined downfall has spawned stories of hope in the face of utter futility. Here are some of my favorites, with one unexpected entry.
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3.86 avg rating — 191 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 370,508 ratings
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3.40 avg rating — 654 ratings
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38 books · 47 voters · list created August 18th, 2013 by David Zapanta (votes) .
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