#sync.//books read in parallel in bundle. All the books look to the near future.
Expanded Universe.Robert A. Heinlein (1939-1980)
Earth.David Brin (1990)
Parable of the Sower.Octavia E. Butler (1993)
2312.Kim Stanley Robinson
The story begins on Christmas Eve in the year 2000. Greg looking to the near-future from early 1980s.