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Caves of Steel (The Robot Series Book 1)
by Isaac Asimov
A millennium into the future two advancements have altered the course of human history:  the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.  Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together.  Like most people...
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Foundation and Earth
by Isaac Asimov
The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future for humanity over the anarchy of contentious individuals, nations and planets. To test his conclusion, he decides he must know the past and goes in...
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Prelude to Foundation
by Isaac Asimov
It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet Cleon knows there are those who would see him fall - those whom he would...
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The End of Eternity: A Novel
by Isaac Asimov
One of Isaac Asimov's SF masterpieces, this stand-alone novel is a monument of the flowering of SF in the twentieth century. It is widely regarded as Asimov's single best SF novel. Andrew Harlan is an Eternal, a member of the elite of the future. One of the few who live in Eternity, a location outside of place and time, Harlan's job is...
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Forward the Foundation
by Isaac Asimov
A stunning testament to his creative genius. Forward The Foundation is a the saga's dramatic climax -- the story Asimov fans have been waiting for. An exciting tale of danger, intrigue, and suspense, Forward The Foundation brings to vivid life Asimov's best loved characters: hero Hari Seldon, who struggles to perfect his...
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Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection
by Isaac Asimov
Gold is the final and crowning achievement of the fifty-year career of science fiction's transcendent genius, the world-famous author who defined the field of science fiction for its practitioners, its millions of readers, and the world at large. The first section contains stories that range from the humorous to the profound, at the...
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The Stars, Like Dust (Galactic Empire series Book 1)
by Isaac Asimov
From science fiction grand master Isaac Asimov comes a stand-alone novel set in his renown galactic empire Biron Farrell was young and naïve, but he was growing up fast. A radiation bomb planted in his dorm room changed him from an innocent student at the University of Earth to a marked man, fleeing desperately from an unknown...
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The Gods Themselves
by Isaac Asimov
Only a few know the terrifying truth--an outcast Earth scientist, a rebellious alien inhabitant of a dying planet, a lunar-born human intuitionist who senses the imminent annihilation of the Sun.  They know the truth--but who will listen?  They have foreseen the cost of abundant energy--but who will believe?  These few beings...
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The Currents of Space (Galactic Empire series Book 2)
by Isaac Asimov
Classic science fiction adventure in the Foundation universe by grandmaster Isaac Asimov. Only one man can warn the planet Florinia that it is doomed by an astronomical catastrophe -- but he has amnesia and is a slave. High above planet Florinia, the Squires of Sark live in unimaginable wealth and comfort. Down in the eternal spring...
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Robot Dreams (The Robot Series)
by Isaac Asimov
Robot Dreams spans the body of Asimov's fiction from the 1940s to the mid-80s, and features classic Asimovian themes, from the scientific puzzle to the extraterrestrial thriller, all introduced in an exclusive essay written especially for this collection.
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Pebble in the Sky (Galactic Empire series Book 3)
by Isaac Asimov
One moment Joseph Schwartz is a happily retired tailor in Chicago, 1949. The next he's a helpless stranger on Earth during the heyday of the first Galactic Empire. Earth, as he soon learns, is a backwater, just a pebble in the sky, despised by all the other 200 million planets of the Empire because its people dare to claim it's the...
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Robot Visions (The Robot Series)
by Isaac Asimov
From the writer whose name is synonymous with the science of robotics comes five decades of robot visions-36 landmark stories and essays, plus three rare tales-gathered together in one volume. From Publishers Weekly NAL launches its new SF imprint, ROC, with a collection of 18 of Asimov's ( Foundation ) robot stories. The earliest...
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I, Asimov: A Memoir
by Isaac Asimov
Arguably the greatest science fiction writer who ever lived, Isaac Asimov also possessed one of the most brilliant and original minds of our time. His accessible style and far-reaching interests in subjects ranging from science to humor to history earned him the nickname “the Great Explainer.” I. Asimov is his personal...
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Nightfall
by Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg
These two renowned writers have invented a world not unlike our own--a world on the edge of chaos, torn between the madness of religious fanaticism and the stubborn denial of scientists. Only a handful of people on the planet Lagash are prepared to face the truth--that their six suns are setting all at once for the first time in 2,000...
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Nemesis
by Isaac Asimov
In the twenty-third century pioneers have escaped the crowded earth for life in self-sustaining orbital colonies.  One of the colonies, Rotor, has broken away from the solar system to create its own renegade utopia around an unknown red star two light-years from Earth:  a star named Nemesis.  Now a fifteen-year-old Rotorian girl...
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The Roving Mind
by Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov's death on 6 April 1992, was a great loss to the world of literary science and free thought. The prolific author's vision is unmatched today, and his pointed honesty shines through in "The Roving Mind", now reissued in this special tribute edition. This collection of essays is wide-ranging, reflecting Asimov's extraordinary...
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Die Foundation-Trilogie: Foundation / Foundation und Imperium / Zweite Foundation (Roboter und Foundation - der Zyklus...
by Isaac Asimov
Mittels der sogenannten Psychohistorik gelingt es einem einzigen Wissenschaftler, die Zukunft der Menschheit für Jahrtausende vorauszuberechnen. Was in den Anfängen der Science Fiction noch oft belächelt wurde – galaktische Imperien, Raumschlachten und kühne Zukunftsprognosen –, bekam mit Isaac Asimovs großartigem...
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The Tyrannosaurus Prescription
by Isaac Asimov
America's most revered science writer is represented here by one hundred and one previously uncollected essays and ruminations. The Tyrannosaurus Prescription demonstrates the full range of Isaac Asimov's imagination: his lively discussions of science fiction, future space adventures, inner space discoveries, rediscoveries of our hidden...
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Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space
by Isaac Asimov
A wide-ranging exploration of our universe -- from "what makes the wind blow?" to "how was the moon formed?" -- in questions-and-answer format, written in vintage Asimov style. "A fine introduction to modern astronomical theory." -- LIBRARY JOURNAL From the Paperback edition.
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Fantastic Voyage
by Isaac Asimov
Four men and a woman are reduced to a microscopic fraction of their original size, sent in a miniaturized atomic sub through a dying man's carotid artery to destroy a blood clot in his brain. If they fail, the entire world will be doomed. From the Paperback edition.
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Extraterrestrial Civilizations
by Isaac Asimov
The master of science fiction speculates about life on other planets... "Intriguing"-- Publishers Weekly   From the Trade Paperback edition.
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It's Been a Good Life
by Isaac Asimov
New one-volume autobiography spans Asimov's life for the first time! As one of the most gifted and prolific writers of the twentieth century, Isaac Asimov became legendary for his inexhaustible creativity, wide-ranging intellectual curiosity, and talent for explaining complex subjects in clear, concise prose. While regaling his readers...
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S as in Zebatinsky
by Isaac Asimov
Marshall Zebatinsky was embarrassed. He, a nuclear physicist, visiting a numerologist in the hopes of furthering his career―to be famous. Was he so desperate for advancement that he would resort to the superstition, or worse fakery, of a numerologist? It was at his wife urgings and now the numerologist has told him that by changing one...
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Youth
by Isaac, Asimov
Youth is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Isaac Asimov is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Isaac Asimov then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.
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Worlds Within Worlds: The Story of Nuclear Energy
by Isaac Asimov
The Story of Nuclear Energy: Worlds Within Worlds covers the entire story of nuclear energy from a basic explanation of atomic weights, energy and electricity to nuclear fission, fusion - beyond. First coming to public consciousness as The Bomb that ended World War II, it is now the forefront of our attention as a source of peacetime...
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Das Foundation Projekt: Roman (Roboter und Foundation - der Zyklus 10) (German Edition)
by Isaac Asimov
Die Anfänge der Foundation Man schreibt das Jahr 12020. Von der Hauptstadt Trantor aus regiert Cleon I. über sein gigantisches Sternenreich. Doch das Imperium zeigt erste Risse, und der Imperator weiß, dass seine Herrschaft bedroht ist. Dunkel und unheilschwanger liegt eine ungewisse Zukunft vor ihm, denn der Zerfall, so behaupten...
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Die Stahlhöhlen: Roman (German Edition)
by Isaac Asimov
Ist eine Zusammenarbeit zwischen Robotern und Menschen möglich? Zu Beginn des 30. Jahrhunderts ist die Menschheit gespalten: Die einen leben auf der Erde, zusammengepfercht unter riesigen Kuppeln, die anderen – die sogenannten „Spacer“ – haben sich auf fremden Planeten niedergelassen. Doch mit der räumlichen Trennung...
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Foundation
by Isaac Asimov
For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Sheldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future--to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon gathers the...
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Foundation and Empire
by Isaac Asimov
Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets...? From the Paperback edition.
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Second Foundation
by Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. As unsurpassed blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women dedicated to preserving humanity's light in a galaxy plunged into a nightmare of ignorance and...
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I, Robot (The Robot Series Book 1)
by Isaac Asimov
The three laws of Robotics: 1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm 2) A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. 3) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the...
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The Naked Sun (The Robot Series Book 2)
by Isaac Asimov
A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history:  the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.  On the beautiful Outer World planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonists lead a hermit-like existence, their every need attended to by their faithful robot...
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Foundation's Edge
by Isaac Asimov
Now, 498 years after its founding, the Foundation seemed to be following the Seldon Plan perfectly. Too perfectly. Now an impossible planet -- with impossible powers -- threatens to upset the Seldon Plan for good unless two men, sworn enemies, can work together to save it! From the Paperback edition.
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The Robots of Dawn (The Robot Series Book 3)
by Isaac Asimov
A millennium into the future two advances have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together. Detective Elijah Baiey is...
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15 Short Stories
by Isaac Asimov
This is a collection of 15 short stories by Isaac Asimov. The stories originally appeared in magazines between 1940 and 1960. The book includes the following stories: Ring Around the Sun, Future Fiction, March 1940 Darwinian Pool Room, Galaxy Science Fiction, October 1950 Day of The Hunters, Future combined with Science Fiction Stories...
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Youth
by Isaac Asimov
Two young boys find some very unusual new pets in this short story from a Grand Master of Science Fiction. Tagging along while his astronomer father visits an industrialist at his vast estate, young Slim is lucky enough to make fast friends with the industrialist’s son, Red, who has recently caught some very strange animals on the...
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Youth Annotated Edition
by Isaac Asimov
Whether you are reading for fun or seeking a new level of understanding, you will benefit immensely from this Special Annotated Student and Teacher Edition! Added to this special edition of a classic book is a special section which contains a resource guide with activities for understanding, as well as guided questions for major aspects...
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Breakthroughs in Science
by Isaac Asimov
Twenty-six far-reaching discoveries and the twenty-nine scientists who made them - from Archimedes, who boasted he could move the world, to Goddard, who sent the first liquid-fuel rocket toward space. These men of vision and genius set their sights beyond the known to bring about hold advances in scientific thinking and enlarge our...
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Youth
by Isaac Asimov
Youth is a science fiction novelette by Isaac Asimov. It first appeared in the May 1952 issue of Space Science Fiction and was reprinted in the 1955 collection The Martian Way and Other Stories. Youth is one of the rare Asimov stories with alien characters. Slim is a boy whose astronomer father is visiting the country estate of an...
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