The ACME Catalog by Charles Carney is presented as a realistic brochure selling fantastic ideas. For those who wanted to see the coyote to win, it is a bible.
Are there too many people on the planet? Science fiction bears much of the responsibility for spreading this meme, which can be unpleasantly tinged with racism. But now and again a great science fiction author develops a more inspiring and pro-human approach to the population question.