List of dystopian literature
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18th century 
19th century 
- A Sojourn in the City of Amalgamation, in the Year of Our Lord, 19-- (1835) by Oliver Bolokitten
- Vril, the Power of the Coming Race (1871) by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, originally printed as The Coming Race
- Erewhon (1872) by Samuel Butler.
- The Fixed Period (1882) by Anthony Trollope.
- The Republic of the Future (1887) by Anna Bowman Dodd
- Caesar's Column (1890) by Ignatius L. Donnelly
- Pictures of the Socialistic Future (1890) by Eugen Richter[not in citation given][verification needed]
- The Time Machine (1895) by H. G. Wells
- When The Sleeper Wakes (1899) by H. G. Wells
20th century 
- The First Men in the Moon (1901) by H. G. Wells
- The Iron Heel (1908) by Jack London
- Lord of the World (1908) by Robert Hugh Benson
- The Machine Stops (1909) by E. M. Forster
- Trylogia Księżycowa (1901-1911) by Jerzy Żuławski
- The Air Trust (1915) by George Allan England 
- City of Endless Night (as "Children of Kultur") (1919) by Milo Hastings 
- The Heads of Cerberus (1919) by "Francis Stevens" (Gertrude Barrows Bennett)
- Brave New World (1932) by Aldous Huxley
- Man's Mortality (1933) by Michael Arlen
- To Tell The Truth... (1933) by Amabel Williams-Ellis 
- It Can't Happen Here (1935) by Sinclair Lewis
- War with the Newts (1936) by Karel Čapek
- In the Second Year (1936) by Storm Jameson 
- Swastika Night (1937) by Katharine Burdekin 
- The Wild Gooose Chase (1938) by Rex Warner 
- Anthem (1938) by Ayn Rand
- Out of the Silent Planet (1938) by C.S. Lewis
- Invitation to a Beheading by (1938) by Vladimir Nabokov 
- The Arrogant History of White Ben (1939) by Clemence Dane 
- Over the Mountain (1939) by Ruthven Todd 
- Darkness at Noon (1940) by Arthur Koestler
- "If This Goes On—" (1940) by Robert A. Heinlein
- Kallocain (1940) by Karin Boye
- The Aerodrome (1941) by Rex Warner 
- Perelandra (1943) by C.S. Lewis
- The Riddle of the Tower (1944) by J. D. Beresford and Esmé Wynne-Tyson 
- That Hideous Strength (1945) by C.S. Lewis
- Animal Farm (1945) by George Orwell
- Bend Sinister (1947) by Vladimir Nabokov
- Ape and Essence (1948) by Aldous Huxley
- Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) by George Orwell
- Limbo, (vt. Limbo 90) (1952) by Bernard Wolfe
- Player Piano (also known as Utopia 14) (1952) by Kurt Vonnegut
- Fahrenheit 451 (1953) by Ray Bradbury
- One (also published as Escape to Nowhere) (1953) by David Karp
- Love Among the Ruins (1953) by Evelyn Waugh
- The Space Merchants by Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth 
- Lord of the Flies (1954) by William Golding
- Tunnel in the Sky (1955) by Robert A. Heinlein
- The Chrysalids (1955) by John Wyndham
- Minority Report (1956) by Philip K. Dick
- Atlas Shrugged (1957) by Ayn Rand
- Alas, Babylon (1959) by Pat Frank
- Facial Justice (1960) by L. P. Hartley
- "Harrison Bergeron" (1961) by Kurt Vonnegut
- A Clockwork Orange (1962) by Anthony Burgess
- The Wanting Seed (1962) by Anthony Burgess
- Cloud On Silver (US title Sweeney's Island) (1964) by John Christopher
- Farnham's Freehold (1964) by Robert A. Heinlein
- Nova Express (1964) by William S. Burroughs
- The Penultimate Truth (1964) by Philip K. Dick
- Epp (1965) by Axel Jensen
- Logan's Run (1967) by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson
- Make Room! Make Room! (1966) by Harry Harrison
- Stand on Zanzibar (1968) by John Brunner
- The Jagged Orbit (1969) by John Brunner
- The White Mountains (1967) by John Christopher
- The City of Gold and Lead (1968) by John Christopher
- The Pool of Fire (1968) by John Christopher
- This Perfect Day (1970) by Ira Levin
- The Lathe of Heaven (1971) by Ursula K. Le Guin
- The Sheep Look Up (1972) by John Brunner
- 334 (1972) by Thomas M. Disch 
- Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said (1974) by Philip K. Dick
- Walk to the End of the World (1974) by Suzy McKee Charnas 
- The Shockwave Rider (1975) by John Brunner
- High-Rise (1975) by JG Ballard
- The Dark Tower (1977) - unfinished, attributed to C.S. Lewis, published as The Dark Tower and Other Stories
- Egalia's Daughters (1977) by Gerd Brantenberg
- Alongside Night (1979) by J. Neil Schulman
- The Long Walk (1979) by Stephen King under the pseudonym Richard Bachman
- Ypsilon Minus (1979) by Herbert W. Franke
- The Running Man (1982) by Stephen King under the pseudonym Richard Bachman
- Sprawl trilogy: Neuromancer (1984), Count Zero (1986) and Mona Lisa Overdrive (1988) by William Gibson
- The Handmaid's Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood
- Ender's Game (1985) by Orson Scott Card
- Watchmen (1986-1987) by Alan Moore (writer), and David Gibbons (artist)
- In the Country of Last Things (1987) by Paul Auster.
- Obernewtyn Chronicles (1987–2008) by Isobelle Carmody
- The Domination (1988) by S. M. Stirling
- V for Vendetta (1988-1989) by Alan Moore (writer), and David Lloyd (illustrator).
- When the Tripods Came (1988) by John Christopher
- Fatherland (1992) by Robert Harris
- The Children of Men (1992) by P.D. James
- Parable of the Sower (1993) by Octavia E. Butler 
- The Giver (1993) by Lois Lowry
- Gun, with Occasional Music (1994) by Jonathan Lethem
- The Diamond Age, or A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer (1995) by Neal Stephenson
- Infinite Jest (1996) by David Foster Wallace
- Underworld (1997) by Don DeLillo
- The Right to Read (1997) by Richard Stallman
- Among the Hidden (1998, first in the Shadow Children series) by Margaret Peterson Haddix
- Battle Royale (1999) by Koushun Takami
21st century 
- Noughts and Crosses (2001) by Malorie Blackman
- Ella Minnow Pea (2001) by Mark Dunn
- Among the Betrayed (2002, third in the Shadow Children series) by Margaret Peterson Haddix
- Feed (2002) by M. T. Anderson
- The House of the Scorpion (2002) by Nancy Farmer
- Jennifer Government (2003) by Max Barry
- The City of Ember (2003) by Jeanne DuPrau
- Oryx and Crake (2003) by Margaret Atwood
- Manna (2003) by Marshall Brain[non-primary source needed]
- Among the Brave (2004, fifth in the Shadow Children series) by Margaret Peterson Haddix
- Knife edge (2004) by Malorie Blackman
- The Bar Code Tattoo (2004) by Suzanne Weyn
- Cloud Atlas (2004) by David Mitchell
- Checkmate (2005) by Malorie Blackman
- Divided Kingdom (2005) by Rupert Thomson
- Never Let Me Go (2005) by Kazuo Ishiguro[not specific enough to verify]
- Among the Enemy (2005, sixth in the Shadow Children series) by Margaret Peterson Haddix
- Uglies (2005) by Scott Westerfeld
- Pretties (2005) by Scott Westerfeld
- Among the Free (2006, seventh in the Shadow Children series) by Margaret Peterson Haddix
- Specials (2006) by Scott Westerfeld
- Armageddon's Children (2006) by Terry Brooks
- Bar Code Rebellion (2006) by Suzanne Weyn
- The Book of Dave (2006) by Will Self[not specific enough to verify]
- Day of the Oprichnik (День Опричника) (2006) by Vladimir Sorokin
- Genesis (2006) by Bernard Beckett[unreliable source?]
- The Pesthouse (2007) by Jim Crace[not specific enough to verify]
- Extras (2007) by Scott Westerfeld
- Gone (2008) by Michael Grant
- World Made By Hand (2008) by James Howard Kunstler
- The Host (2008) by Stephenie Meyer[non-primary source needed]
- Double Cross (2008) by Malorie Blackman
- The Hunger Games (2008) by Suzanne Collins[non-primary source needed]
- The Forest of Hands and Teeth (2009) by Carrie Ryan
- The Maze Runner (2009) by James Dashner[not in citation given][not in citation given][non-primary source needed]
- The Year of the Flood (2009) by Margaret Atwood[non-primary source needed]
- Shades of Grey (2009) by Jasper Fforde
- Catching Fire (2009) by Suzanne Collins
- Last Light (2007) by Alex Scarrow
- Afterlight (2010) by Alex Scarrow
- The Passage (2010) by Justin Cronin
- Finitude (2010) by Hamish MacDonald
- The Envy Chronicles (2010) by Joss Ware
- Matched (2010) by Ally Condie
- Monsters of Men (2010) by Patrick Ness
- Mockingjay (2010) by Suzanne Collins
- Rondo (2010) by John Maher
- Delirium (2010) by Lauren Oliver
- Super Sad True Love Story (2010) by Gary Shteyngart
- The Scorch Trials (2010) by James Dashner
- The Prophecies (2011-2012) by Linda Hawley
- Wither (2011) by Lauren DeStefano
- Wool (2011-2012) by Hugh Howey
- Deus Ex Machina (2011) by Andrew Foster Altschul
- Across The Universe (2011) by Beth Revis
- Divergent (2011) by Veronica Roth
- Crossed (2011) by Ally Condie
- Shatter Me (2011) by Tahereh Mafi
- The Death Cure (2011) by James Dashner
- Insurgent (2011) by Veronica Roth
- Crewel (2012) by Gennifer Albin
- Under the Never Sky (2012) by Veronica Rossi
- Revealing Eden (2012) by Victoria Foyt
- Reached (2012) by Ally Condie
- Agenda 21 (2012) by Glenn Beck
- Blood Zero Sky (2012) by J. Gabriel Gates
See also 
- List of dystopian comics
- List of dystopian films
- List of dystopian music, TV programmes, and games
- Science fiction
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