Robot Dreams
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Robot Dreams

by Isaac Asimov
Release date: 1986
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction, short stories

In this collection, which spans the body of his fiction from the nineteen-forties to the mid-eighties, are all of the classic Asimovian, from the scientific puzzle, to the extraterrestrial thriller, to the psychological discourse, all introduced in an important essay written expressly for this collection.

"Robot Dreams", the title story, was a Locus poll winner and Hugo and Nebula Award finalist. The cover of this book and over a dozen black-and-white plates represent the book illustration debut of Ralph McQuarrie, known worldwide as the most influential designer of science fiction films.

Contents:

  • Robot Dreams
  • Little Lost Robot
  • Breeds There a Man...?
  • Hostess
  • Sally
  • Strikebreaker
  • The Machine that Won the War
  • Eyes Do More Than See
  • The Martian Way
  • Franchise
  • Jokester
  • The Last Question
  • Does a Bee Care?
  • Light Verse
  • The Feeling of Power
  • Spell My Name with an S
  • The Ugly Little Boy
  • The Billiard Ball
  • True Love
  • The Last Answer
  • Lest We Remember
(updated 2010-09-07)

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