...a selection of literature on climate disaster...

Here, in our library, we want to share a selection of literature on climate disaster, which engages with the theme through a variety of optics and forms. The list is ever growing. We update it as we go, we invite everyone to contribute by sharing their suggestions.

Novels and Short Stories

  • Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff Vandermerr
  • Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Clade by James Bradley
  • I’m with The Bears edited by Mark Martin
  • The New Atlantis by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Mars Trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Solar by Ian McEwan


  • Surrender by Joanna Pocock
  • The Second Body by Daisy Hildyard
  • Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elisabeth Colbert
  • A Paradise Built in Hell by Rebecca Solnit
  • Learning to Die: Wisdom in the Age of Climate Crisis by Jan Zwicky and Robert Bringhurst
  • Learning to Die in the Anthropocene by Roy Scranton
  • Why Look at Animals? by John Berger
  • Walden by Henry D. Thoreau
  • Voices from The Storm edited by Chris Ying and Lola Vollen
  • On Time and Water by Andri Snær Magnason
  • Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet edited by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Anne Swanson, Elaine Gan, and Nils Bubandt
  • The End of Ice by Dahr Jamali


  • This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein
  • The Shock of Anthropocene by Christophe Bonneuil and Jean-Baptiste Fressoz
  • Capitalism in the Web of Life by Jason W. Moore
  • Molecular Red by McKenzie Wark
  • Fossil Capital by Andreas Malm
  • The Progress of This Storm by Andreas Malm
  • Storms of My Grandchildren by James Hansen
  • The Ecological Rift by John B. Foster, Richard York and Brett Clark
  • Climate. A New Story by Charles Eisenstein
  • Hyperobjects by Timothy Morton
  • The Great Derangement: Climate Change and The Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh
  • A Planet to Win by Daniel A. Cohen, Alyssa Battistoni, Thea Riofrancos and Kate Aronoff
  • ‘The Climate of History’ by Dipesh Chakrabarty
  • The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells
  • Facing Gaia by Bruno Latour
  • Aftershocks of Disaster by Yarimar Bonilla and Marrisol LeBrón
  • Ecosocialism by Michael Lowy
  • Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
  • Carbon Ideologies by William T. Vollmann
  • Living Well at Others' Expense: the Hidden Costs of Western Prosperity by Stephan Lessenich
  • A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None by Kathryn Yusoff

Graphic Novels

  • Climate Changed by Philippe Squarzoni


  • A song on the End of the World by Czesław Miłosz (fragment)