housewife of the future STILL
IN
KANSAS:

a
futurist
booklist

BY RICK MCGINNIS

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THE FUTURE, FROM THE PAST:

Thomas More, Utopia buy it!

Francis Bacon, The New Atlantis buy it!

Samuel Butler, Erewhon buy it!

William Morris, News From Nowhere buy it!

Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward buy it!

Jules Verne, Paris in the 20th Century buy it!

H.G. Wells, The Shape of Things to Come buy it!

H.G. Wells, When the Sleeper Awakes buy it!

H.G. Wells, Mind at the End of its Tether but it!

King Camp Gillette, The Human Drift link to text!

David A. Wilson, The History of the Future buy it!

Robert L. Heilbroner, The Future as History buy it!

Thomas P. Hughes, American Genesis: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm buy it!

 

DYSTOPIAS: THE FUTURE BEGINS

Aldous Huxley, Brave New World buy it!

George Orwell, 1984 buy it!

Yevgeny Zemyatin, We buy it!

Kurt Vonnegut, Player Piano buy it!

C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man buy it!

 

THE FUTURE IS NOW:

Alvin Toffler, Future Shock buy it!

John Naisbitt, Megatrends buy it!

Marshall McLuhan, War and Peace in the Global Village buy it!

David McReynolds, We Have Been Invaded By the 21st Century buy it!

Daniel Bell & Stephen R. Graubard, Toward the Year 2000: A Work in Progress buy it!

 

AGAINST THE FUTURE:

Kirkpatrick Sale, Rebels Against the Future buy it!

Gerry Mander, In the Absence of the Sacred buy it!

Gerry Mander, Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television buy it!

Sven Birkerts, The Gutenberg Elegies buy it!

Clifford Stoll, Silicon Snake Oil buy it!

Paulina Borsook, Cyberselfish buy it!

Theodore Roszak, The Cult of Information buy it!

 

SALESMEN:

Peter Schwartz, The Art of the Long View buy it!

Peter Schwartz, Peter Leyden, Joel Hyatt, The Long Boom buy it!

George Gilder, Telecosm buy it!

Howard Rheingold, The Virtual Community buy it!

Nicholas Negroponte, Being Digital buy it!

Timothy Leary, Design for Dying buy it!

Daniel Burstein & David Kline, Road Warriors: Dreams and Nightmares along the Information Highway buy it!

William Knoke, Bold New World buy it!

Jim Taylor & Watts Wacker with Howard Means, The 500 Year Delta buy it!

Michael Dertouzos, What Will Be buy it!

Bill Gates, The Road Ahead buy it!

Don Tapscott, The Digital Economy: Promise and Peril in the Age of Networked Intelligence buy it!

Don Tapscott, Growing Up Digital: The Rise of the Net Generation buy it!

John Naisbitt, Megatrends Asia buy it!

Esther Dyson, Release 2.0: A Design for Living in the Digital Age buy it!

Paul Hoffert, The Bagel Effect: A Compass to Navigate Our Wired World buy it!

William A. Sherdan, The Fortune Sellers: The Big Business of Buying and Selling Predictions buy it!

Faith Popcorn & Adam Hanft, Dictionary of the Future: The Words, Terms and TrendsThat Define the Way We'll Live, Work and Talk buy it!

 

TESTIMONY:

John Seabrook, Deeper: My Two-Year Odyssey in Cyberspace buy it!

Matthew Friedman, Fuzzy Logic: Dispatches from teh Information Revolution buy it!

Ken Auletta, The Highwaymen: Warriors of the Information Superhighway buy it!

Mark Dery, Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Century buy it!

 

SECOND THOUGHTS:

Neil Postman, Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology buy it!

W.R. Clement, Quantum Jump buy it!

Thomas K. Landauer, The Trouble with Computers buy it!

Gregory J.E. Rawlins, Moths to the Flame buy it!

Paul Smith, Millenial Dreams: Contemporary Culture and Capital in the North buy it!

 

HUBRIS:

David Kuo, dot.bomb: My Days and Nights at an Internet Goliath buy it!

Philip J. Kaplan, F'd Companies: Spectacular Dot-Com Flameouts buy it!

John Cassidy, Dot.con: The Greatest Story Ever Sold buy it!

Stephen Paternot, A Very Public Offering: A Rebel's Story of Business Success, Excess and Reckoning buy it!

Michael Lewis, Next: The Future Just Happened buy it!

Robert J. Schiller, Irrational Exhuberance buy it!

 

BAFFLEGAB:

Arthur Kroker & Michael A. Weinstein, Data Trash: the theory of the virtual class buy it!

Arthur & Marilouise Kroker, Digital Delirium buy it!

Kevin Kelly, Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World buy it!

Paul Virilio, The Information Bomb buy it!

Pierre Levy, Becoming Virtual: Reality in the Digital Age buy it!

Katherine Hayles, How We Become Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature and Informatics buy it!

 

PROGNOSTICATIONS:

Lester Thurow, The Future of Capitalism buy it!

Hamish McRae, The World in 2020 buy it!

David Halberstam, The Next Century buy it!

Pamela McCorduck & Nancy Ramsey, The Futures of Women buy it!

Paul Kennedy, Preparing for the Twenty-First Century buy it!

 

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©1998, 2002 Rick McGinnis
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