Did These Books Predict the Future?

Natural disasters, big brother, organ transplants, the atomic bomb, consumer fatigue and more. At one time these concepts were merely speculation and science fiction — now these concepts have become a reality. Did the writers predict the future or did the novels inspire the discoveries?

Check out these novels and decide for yourself:

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
1984 by George Orwell
Neuromancer by William Gibson
From The Earth to the Moon; and Round the Moon by Jules Verne
Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke
Debt of Honor by Tom Clancy
Parable of the Sower Octavia E. Butler
The World Set Free by H.G. Wells
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells
Oryx & Crake by Margaret Atwood