Fiction Books on Ants
This table lists a number of major Fiction books in which the focus is specifically on ants.
Please note that this table excludes books and other publications which contain separate chapters and/or stories related to ants. Please view the Stories and Chapters table for such items.
|Title||Author||Year of Publication||Publisher||Language||Subject||Notes|
|Anthill: A Novel||Wilson, Edward O.||2010||Norton Press||English||Conservation||Alabama boy enthralled with ants|
|Ant Heap, The||Dethier, Vincent G.||1979||The Darwin Press||English||Natural History||Humor|
|Les Fourmis||Werber, Bernard||1991||Librairie Générale Française: Albin Michel||French||Fiction||Work has been translated into English and titled Empire of the Ants|
|Empire of the Ants||Werber, Bernard; translation by Margaret Rocques||1998||Bantam Books||English||Fiction||Fantastical journey of a man entering the cellar of his Paris home into a world of ants, never to return.|
|The Colony||Colucci, A.J.||2012||Thomas Dunne Books||English||Fiction||Super colony of ants on a murderous rampage in New York City|
|Leiningens Kampf mit den Ameisen: Novelle||Stephenson, Carl||1930||Matthiesen Verlag||German||Fiction||Plantation owner Leiningen does battle against a swarm of ants trying to take over his property.|
|Ender's Game||Card, Orson Scott||1977||Tor||English||Science Fiction||Young Readers book about a young boy's experiences while undergoing military training to fight in an intergalactic war against an ant-like alien species.|
Stories and Chapters
This table lists books and additional publications that contain chapters and/or stories relating to ants.
|Story/Chapter Title||Publication||Author||Year of Publication||Publisher||Language||Subject||Notes|
|"Argentine Ant, The"||Watcher & Other Stories, The||Calvino, Italo||1971||Harcourt Brace Jovanovich||English||Fiction||Fiction|
|"Empire of the Ants"||Country of the Blind and Other Selected Stories, The (Penguin Classics)||Wells, H.G.||2007||Penguin||English||Fiction||Available to view through Project Gutenberg|
|"Dream of Akinosuke, The"||Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Shings||Hearn, Lafcadio||1971||Tuttle||English||Fiction||Folklore from Japan. Available to view through Project Gutenberg|
|"Trailhead"||New Yorker, The||Wilson, Edward O.||2010||Condé Nast||English||Fiction||Story from the novel Anthill; online version located on The New Yorker website|
|"Leiningen Versus the Ants"||The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told||Stephenson, Carl; collection edited by Lamar Underwood||1940||Tudor Pub. Co.||English||Fiction||Work was translated from the German novella Leiningens Kampf mit den Ameisen: Novelle|