Welcome to the FluWiki Library

Here you will find a list of panflu-related, survival and self-sufficiency books for research and leisure. These are grouped into non-fiction and fiction; then arranged alphabetically by author within each subject area. Feel free to add titles of your own and help our collection grow.
R= Recommended Title
S= Scholarly or Scientific


  • The Monster At Our Door, Mike Davis
  • The Bird Flu Pandemic, Dr. Jeffrey Greene
  • Influenza, Fred Ramen


  • Dare to Prepare, Holly D. Deyo
  • Bird Flu What To Do: Prepare To Survive, Verona Fonté, Ph.D.
  • The Germ Freak’s Guide to Outwitting Colds and Flu : Guerilla tactics to keep yourself healthy at home, at work, and in the world, Allison Janse, Charles Gerba.
  • Making the Best of Basics: Family Preparedness Handbook, James Talmage Stevens
  • The Bird Flu Preparedness Planner, Grattan Woodson, M.D.

First-Aid and Self-Medication

  • Wilderness Medicine, 5th ed., William W. Forgey, M.D.

Survival Guides - (small, light and portable for Bug-Out Bags, camping)

Survival Psychology

  • Deep Survival, Laurence Gonzales

Spanish Flu of 1918 edit · top

  • The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague In History, John M. BarryR
  • Fever of War, Carol R. Byerly
  • America’s Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918, Alfred W. Crosby
  • The Devil’s Flu, Peter Davies
  • Catching Cold, Pete Davies
  • Hunting the 1918 Flu, Kirsty E. DuncanS
  • Influenza 1918: The Worst Epidemic in American History, Lynette Iezzoni
  • Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic, Gina Kolata
  • Black November: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic in New Zealand, by Geoffrey Rice

Other Outbreaks and Pandemics

  • Twenty-First Century Plague: The Story of SARS, Thomas Abraham
  • The Black Death, 1346–1353: The Complete History, Ole J. Benedictow
  • China Syndrome : The True Story of the 21st Century’s First Great Epidemic, Karl Taro GreenfeldR
  • SARS In China: Prelude to Pandemic?, Eds. Arthur Kleinman and James L. Watson

Survival Stories - Nonfiction edit · top

  • [Autobiographical]
    • Adrift: Seventy-six Days Lost At Sea, Steven Callahan
    • A Year In the Maine Woods, Bernd Heinrich
    • Journal of a Solitude, May Sarton
  • [Second-Hand Accounts]
    • One Man’s Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey, Sam Keith
    • Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer

Children’s 1918 Flu

  • Purple Death: The Mysterious Flu of 1918, David Getz
  • The 1918 Influenza Pandemic, Stephanie True Peters


Fiction edit · top

1918 Pandemic

  • The Last Town on Earth: A Novel (2006) by Thomas Mullen
  • Wickett’s Remedy : A Novel by Myla Goldberg
  • They Came Like Swallows, by William Maxwell (autobiographical fiction)
  • Pale Horse, Pale Rider, Katherine Anne Porter (autobiographical fiction)R

Survival Stories

  • Alas, Babylon, Pat Frank
  • Castaway, Lucy Irvine
  • Lucifer’s Hammer, Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle

Children’s Fiction

1918 Pandemic

  • A Time of Angels by Karen HesseR

Other Survival Stories

  • Z for Zachariah, Robert C. O’Brien (Fiction)
  • The Girl Who Owned a City, O. T. Nelson
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