The manual additionally recommends several books based on how the future might be recorded as history:
  1. The Known Space Series by Larry Niven.
  2. The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov.
  3. The Cities in Flight series by James Blish.
  4. The Dorsai stories by Gordon Dickson.

Contributed by Martin Smith (66824) on Feb 11, 2007. [revised by : Patrick Bregger (198873)]. -- edit trivia