Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov (born Isaac Yudovich Ozimov, 1920–1992), was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited about 500 books and over 9,000 letters and postcards. His works have been published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System (the sole exception being the 100s: philosophy and psychology).

Isaac Asimov is widely considered a master of the science-fiction genre and, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke, he was considered one of the "Big Three" science-fiction writers during his lifetime. Asimov's most famous work is the Foundation Series; his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series, both of which he later tied into the same fictional universe as the Foundation Series to create a unified "future history" for his stories much like those pioneered by Robert A. Heinlein and previously produced by Cordwainer Smith and Poul Anderson. He penned numerous short stories, among them "Nightfall", which in 1964 was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America the best short science fiction story of all time, an accolade that many still find persuasive. Asimov wrote the Lucky Starr series of juvenile science-fiction novels using the pen name Paul French.

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Speculative Fiction Novels (78)
2002  The Empire Novels (Galactic Empire (omnibus editions))
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1995  Magic: The Final Fantasy Collection
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1993  Forward the Foundation (Extended Foundation series, #4)
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1992  The Complete Stories: Volume 2 (The Complete Stories, #2)
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1992  The Ugly Little Boy
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1992  The Positronic Man
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1991  Norby and the Court Jester (Norby Chronicles)
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1990  Robot Visions
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1990  Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection
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1990  Nightfall
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1990  Norby and the Oldest Dragon (Norby Chronicles)
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1990  The Complete Stories: Volume 1 (The Complete Stories, #1)
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1989  Nemesis
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1989  Norby and Yobo's Great Adventure (Norby Chronicles)
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1988  Prelude to Foundation (Extended Foundation series, #3)
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1988  Norby: Robot for Hire (Norby Chronicles (omnibus editions))
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1988  Norby Through Time and Space (Norby Chronicles (omnibus editions))
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1988  Azazel
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1988  Norby Down to Earth (Norby Chronicles)
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1988  The Robot Novels (The Robot Series (omnibus editions))
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1987  Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain (Fantastic Voyage)
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1987  Other Worlds of Isaac Asimov
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1986  Science Fiction by Asimov
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1986  The Norby Chronicles (Norby Chronicles (omnibus editions))
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1986  The Alternate Asimovs
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1986  The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov
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1986  Robot Dreams
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1986  Foundation and Earth (Extended Foundation series, #2)
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1986  Norby and the Queen's Necklace (Norby Chronicles)
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1985  The Edge of Tomorrow
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1985  Norby and the Lost Princess (Norby Chronicles)
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1985  Norby and the Invaders (Norby Chronicles)
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1985  Robots and Empire (The Robot Series, #4)
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1984  Norby's Other Secret (Norby Chronicles)
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1983  The Winds of Change and Other Stories
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1983  Norby, the Mixed-Up Robot (Norby Chronicles)
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1983  The Robots of Dawn (The Robot Series, #3)
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1982  Foundation's Edge (Extended Foundation series, #1)
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1982  The Complete Robot
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1981  3 by Asimov: Three Science Fiction Tales
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1979  Opus 200
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1979  The Far Ends of Time and Earth
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1979  Prisoners of the Stars
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1976  The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories
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1976  Dream, Benjamin's Dream and Benjamin's Bicentennial Blast
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1975  Buy Jupiter and Other Stories
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1974  Have You Seen These?
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1973  The Best of Isaac Asimov (The Best of Isaac Asimov)
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1973  The Best of Isaac Asimov 1954-1972 (The Best of Isaac Asimov)
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1973  The Best of Isaac Asimov 1939-1952 (The Best of Isaac Asimov)
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1972  The Gods Themselves
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1972  The Early Asimov (The Early Asimov)
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1972  The Early Asimov: Volume 1 (The Early Asimov)
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1972  The Early Asimov: Volume 2 (The Early Asimov)
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1972  The Early Asimov: Volume 3 (The Early Asimov)
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1971  The Robot Novels (The Robot Series (omnibus editions))
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1969  Nightfall One (Nightfall)
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1969  Opus 100
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1969  Nightfall and Other Stories (Nightfall)
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1969  Nightfall Two (Nightfall)
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1967  Through a Glass, Clearly
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1966  Eight Stories from The Rest of the Robots
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1966  Fantastic Voyage (Fantastic Voyage)
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1964  The Rest of the Robots
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1961  Triangle (Galactic Empire (omnibus editions))
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1959  Nine Tomorrows
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1957  The Naked Sun (The Robot Series, #2)
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1957  Earth Is Room Enough
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1955  The End of Eternity
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1955  The Martian Way and Other Stories
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1954  The Caves of Steel (The Robot Series, #1)
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1953  Second Foundation (Foundation trilogy, #3)
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1952  Foundation and Empire (Foundation trilogy, #2)
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1952  The Currents of Space (Galactic Empire, #3)
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1951  Foundation (Foundation trilogy, #1)
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1951  The Stars, Like Dust (Galactic Empire, #2)
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1950  I, Robot
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1950  Pebble in the Sky (Galactic Empire, #1)
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Others non-spefi books (9)
2003  The Return of the Black Widowers (Black Widowers, #6)
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1995  I, Robot: The Illustrated Screenplay
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1990  Puzzles of the Black Widowers (Black Widowers, #5)
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1987  The Best Mysteries of Isaac Asimov
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1984  Banquets of the Black Widowers (Black Widowers, #4)
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1980  Casebook of the Black Widowers (Black Widowers, #3)
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1976  More Tales of the Black Widowers (Black Widowers, #2)
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1974  Tales of the Black Widowers (Black Widowers, #1)
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1968  Asimov's Mysteries
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