Awesome Future Timeline Compiled from Science Fiction Literature

Over on the great website The Awl, they’ve created a fascinating/amusing/very cool timeline of our future! Drawing upon SF novels and short stories from across the canon, this timeline includes everything from the events of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in 2012, to the 2026 first colonial voyage to Mars depicted in Kim Stanley Robinson’s Red Mars. It puts the date of The Hunger Games at 2108 and points out a second first Mars landing occurs in 2096 in John Wyndham’s The Outward Urge.

But our favorite entry is without a doubt the year 2027 in which Lady Gaga is arrested. This is taken from the Charlie Jane Anders story “Six, Months, Three Days” published right here on!

We are very impressed by the depth of this timeline. Good work Jane Hu!

Check out the whole thing on The Awl.


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