The 15 Best Dystopian Books You Haven’t Read Yet

Big Brother doesn’t want you reading these novels.

oryx and crake cover, one of the best dystopian books by margaret atwood
Gray Matters

Gray Matters

By William Hjortsberg

The Shore of Women

The Shore of Women

By Pamela Sargent

Lights Out in the Reptile House

Lights Out in the Reptile House

By Jim Shepard

Random Acts of Senseless Violence

Random Acts of Senseless Violence

By Jack Womack

Parable of the Sower

Parable of the Sower

By Octavia E. Butler

Rubicon Beach

Rubicon Beach

By Steve Erickson

The City, Not Long After

The City, Not Long After

By Pat Murphy

The Continent of Lies

The Continent of Lies

By James Morrow

Love in the Ruins

Love in the Ruins

By Walker Percy

Your Sins and Mine

Your Sins and Mine

By Taylor Caldwell

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Oryx and Crake

By Margaret Atwood

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On Such a Full Sea

By Chang-Rae Lee

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The Running Man

By Stephen King

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The Water Knife

By Paolo Bacigalupi