Isaac Asimov Books

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Isaac Asimov was an author of science fiction, one of the most prolific to come out of the twentieth century. While he dabbled in a number of genres, his fans will always remember him for his contribution to science fiction.

Order of Robot Series

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1I, Robot 1950Description / Buy
2The Caves of Steel 1954Description / Buy
3The Naked Sun 1957Description / Buy
4The Rest of the Robots 1964Description / Buy
5The Robots of Dawn 1983Description / Buy
6Robots and Empire 1985Description / Buy
7Robot Dreams 1986Description / Buy
8Robot Visions 1990Description / Buy

Order of Galactic Empire Series

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1Pebble in the Sky 1950Description / Buy
2The Stars, Like Dust / The Rebellious Stars 1951Description / Buy
3The Currents of Space 1952Description / Buy

Chronological Order of Galactic Empire Series

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1The Stars, Like Dust / The Rebellious Stars1951Description / Buy
2The Currents of Space1952Description / Buy
3Pebble in the Sky1950Description / Buy

Order of Foundation Series

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1Foundation / The 1,000 Year Plan 1951Description / Buy
2Foundation and Empire / The Man Who Upset the Universe 1952Description / Buy
3Second Foundation 1953Description / Buy
4Foundation's Edge 1982Description / Buy
5Foundation and Earth 1986Description / Buy
6Prelude to Foundation 1988Description / Buy
7Forward the Foundation 1993Description / Buy

Chronological Order of Foundation Series

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1Prelude to Foundation1988Description / Buy
2Forward the Foundation1993Description / Buy
3Foundation / The 1,000 Year Plan1951Description / Buy
4Foundation and Empire / The Man Who Upset the Universe1952Description / Buy
5Second Foundation1953Description / Buy
6Foundation's Edge1982Description / Buy
7Foundation and Earth1986Description / Buy

Order of Lucky Starr Series as Paul French

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1David Starr, Space Ranger 1952Description / Buy
2Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids 1953Description / Buy
3Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus 1954Description / Buy
4Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury 1956Description / Buy
5Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter 1957Description / Buy
6Lucky Starr and the Rings of Saturn 1958Description / Buy

Order of Black Widowers Collections

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1Tales of the Black Widowers 1974Description / Buy
2More Tales of the Black Widowers 1976Description / Buy
3Casebook of the Black Widowers 1980Description / Buy
4Banquets of the Black Widowers 1984Description / Buy
5Puzzles of the Black Widowers 1990Description / Buy
6The Return of the Black Widowers 2003Description / Buy

Order of Norby Series with Janet Asimov

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1Norby, the Mixed-Up Robot ( With: Janet Asimov) 1983Description / Buy
2Norby's Other Secret (Short Story) ( With: Janet Asimov) 1984Description / Buy
3Norby and the Lost Princess (Short Story) ( With: Janet Asimov) 1985Description / Buy
4Norby and the Lost Princess (Short Story) ( With: Janet Asimov) 1985Description / Buy
5Norby and the Invaders ( With: Janet Asimov) 1985Description / Buy
6Norby and the Queen's Necklace ( With: Janet Asimov) 1986Description / Buy
7Norby Finds a Villain ( With: Janet Asimov) 1987Description / Buy
8Norby Through Time and Space ( With: Janet Asimov) 1988Description / Buy
9Norby Down to Earth ( With: Janet Asimov) 1989Description / Buy
10Norby and Yobo's Great Adventure ( With: Janet Asimov) 1989Description / Buy
11Norby and the Oldest Dragon ( With: Janet Asimov) 1990Description / Buy
12Norby and the Court Jester ( With: Janet Asimov) 1996Description / Buy
13Norby and the Terrified Taxi ( With: Janet Asimov) 1997Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov Standalone Novels

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1The End of Eternity 1955Description / Buy
2A Whiff of Death / The Death Dealers 1958Description / Buy
3Fantastic Voyage 1966Description / Buy
4The Gods Themselves 1972Description / Buy
5Murder at the ABA / Authorized Murder 1976Description / Buy
6Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain 1987Description / Buy
7Nemesis 1989Description / Buy
8Nightfall ( With: Robert Silverberg) 1990Description / Buy
9Child of Time ( With: Robert Silverberg) 1991Description / Buy
10The Ugly Little Boy ( With: Robert Silverberg) 1992Description / Buy
11The Positronic Man ( With: Robert Silverberg) 1992Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov Short Stories/Novellas

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1Robbie 1940Description / Buy
2Youth (Short Story) 1952Description / Buy
3Sally (Short Story) 1953Description / Buy
4It's Such a Beautiful Day (Short Story) 1954Description / Buy
5Franchise 1955Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov Short Story Collections

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1The Martian Way and Other Stories 1951Description / Buy
2The Alternate Asimovs 1953Description / Buy
3Earth is Room Enough 1957Description / Buy
4All the Troubles of the World (Short Story) 1958Description / Buy
5Nine Tomorrows 1959Description / Buy
6Through a Glass, Clearly (Short Story) 1967Description / Buy
7Asimov's Mysteries 1968Description / Buy
8Nightfall One 1969Description / Buy
9Nightfall and Other Stories 1969Description / Buy
10Nightfall Two 1969Description / Buy
11The Early Asimov, Book 1 1972Description / Buy
12The Early Asimov, Book 2 1972Description / Buy
13Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1975Description / Buy
14The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories 1976Description / Buy
15The Beginning and the End 1977Description / Buy
16Astronauts and Androids 1977Description / Buy
17The Key Word, And Other Mysteries 1979Description / Buy
18Microcosmic Tales 1980Description / Buy
19The Future in Question 1980Description / Buy
20The Winds of Change and Other Stories 1983Description / Buy
21The Union Club Mysteries 1983Description / Buy
22Bakers Dozen 1984Description / Buy
23The Disappearing Man and Other Mysteries (Short Story) 1985Description / Buy
24The Edge of Tomorrow 1985Description / Buy
25The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1986Description / Buy
26Best Mysteries of Isaac Asimov 1987Description / Buy
27Azazel 1988Description / Buy
28The Complete Stories, Vol 1 1990Description / Buy
29The Complete Stories, Vol. 2 1992Description / Buy
30Gold 1995Description / Buy
31Magic 1995Description / Buy
32Isaac Asimov's History of I-Botics (Short Story) 1997Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov Children's Books

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120th Century Discovery (Short Story) 1971Description / Buy
2The Story of Ruth 1972Description / Buy
3To the Ends of the Universe 1976Description / Buy
4Animals of the Bible 1978Description / Buy
5Saturn and Beyond 1979Description / Buy
6More... Would You Believe? 1982Description / Buy
7Isaac Asimov's Limericks for Children (Short Story) 1984Description / Buy
8Ferdinand Magellan (Short Story) 1991Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov Non-Fiction Books

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1The Chemicals of Life 1954Description / Buy
2Is Anyone There? 1956Description / Buy
3Inside The Atom 1956Description / Buy
4Building Blocks of the Universe 1957Description / Buy
5Only a Trillion 1957Description / Buy
6The World of Nitrogen 1958Description / Buy
7Fact and Fancy 1958Description / Buy
8Worlds Within Worlds 1958Description / Buy
9The World of Carbon 1958Description / Buy
10The Clock We Live On 1959Description / Buy
11Words of Science and The History Behind Them 1959Description / Buy
12Realm of Numbers 1959Description / Buy
13Satellites in Outer Space 1960Description / Buy
14The Wellsprings of Life 1960Description / Buy
15The Double Planet 1960Description / Buy
16Asimov's New Guide to Science 1960Description / Buy
17Words from the Myths 1961Description / Buy
18The Realm of Algebra 1961Description / Buy
19The Bloodstream 1961Description / Buy
20The Genetic Code 1962Description / Buy
21The Search for the Elements 1962Description / Buy
22Words on the Map 1962Description / Buy
23The Human Brain 1963Description / Buy
24The Human Body 1963Description / Buy
25Words from the Exodus 1963Description / Buy
26View from a Height 1963Description / Buy
27Adding a Dimension 1964Description / Buy
28Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology 1964Description / Buy
29A Short History of Biology 1964Description / Buy
30Quick and Easy Math 1964Description / Buy
31Of Time, Space, and Other Things 1965Description / Buy
32A Short History of Chemistry 1965Description / Buy
33An Easy Introduction to the Slide Rule 1965Description / Buy
34From Earth to Heaven 1965Description / Buy
35Understanding Physics 1966Description / Buy
36Universe From Flat Earth to Quasar 1966Description / Buy
37The Noble Gases 1966Description / Buy
38Asimov's Guide to the Bible 1967Description / Buy
39Environments Out There (Short Story) 1967Description / Buy
40Chemicals of Life 1967Description / Buy
41Science, Numbers, And I 1968Description / Buy
42Words from History. 1968Description / Buy
43Understanding Physics Light Magnetism and Electricity 1969Description / Buy
44Understanding Physics the Electron Proton and Neutron 1969Description / Buy
45The Neutrino 1969Description / Buy
46ABC's of space 1969Description / Buy
47Opus 100 1969Description / Buy
48Light (Short Story) 1970Description / Buy
49Space Dictionary 1970Description / Buy
50The Stars In Their Courses 1971Description / Buy
51ABC's of the Ocean 1971Description / Buy
52The Sensuous Dirty Old Man 1971Description / Buy
53ABC's of the Earth 1971Description / Buy
54What Makes the Sun Shine? 1971Description / Buy
55The Left Hand of the Electron 1972Description / Buy
56More Words of Science 1972Description / Buy
57The Physical Sciences 1972Description / Buy
58The Biological Sciences 1972Description / Buy
59The Solar System and Back 1972Description / Buy
60ABC's of Ecology 1972Description / Buy
61Asimov's Guide to Science 1972Description / Buy
62The Tragedy of the Moon 1973Description / Buy
63Today and Tomorrow and ... 1973Description / Buy
64Please Explain 1973Description / Buy
65Jupiter, the Largest Planet 1973Description / Buy
66Towards Tomorrow 1974Description / Buy
67Asimov on Astronomy 1974Description / Buy
68Asimov on Chemistry 1974Description / Buy
69Of Matters Great and Small 1975Description / Buy
70Science Past, Science Future 1975Description / Buy
71Eyes on the Universe 1975Description / Buy
72The Solar System (Short Story) 1975Description / Buy
73The Planet That Wasn't 1976Description / Buy
74Asimov on Physics 1976Description / Buy
75Life and Energy 1976Description / Buy
76Alpha Centauri, The Nearest Star 1976Description / Buy
77The Exploding Suns 1977Description / Buy
78The Tyrannosaurus Prescription and 100 Other Essays 1977Description / Buy
79The Collapsing Universe 1977Description / Buy
80Quasar, Quasar, Burning Bright 1978Description / Buy
81Life and Time 1978Description / Buy
82Asimov on Numbers 1978Description / Buy
83Extraterrestrial Civilizations 1979Description / Buy
84Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts 1979Description / Buy
85The Intelligent Man's Guide to the Physical Sciences 1979Description / Buy
86A Choice of Catastrophes 1979Description / Buy
87Jupiter 1980Description / Buy
88About Black Holes (Short Story) 1980Description / Buy
89The Subatomic Monster (Short Story) 1981Description / Buy
90Change! 1981Description / Buy
91Would You Believe? 1981Description / Buy
92The Book of Facts, Volume 2 1981Description / Buy
93Asimov on Science Fiction 1981Description / Buy
94Venus, Near Neighbor of the Sun 1981Description / Buy
95The Road to Infinity 1981Description / Buy
96In the Beginning 1981Description / Buy
97Exploring The Earth And The Cosmos 1982Description / Buy
98The Sun Shines Bright 1983Description / Buy
99Counting the Eons 1983Description / Buy
100The Roving Mind 1983Description / Buy
101X Stands for Unknown 1983Description / Buy
102The Measure of the Universe 1983Description / Buy
103The History of Physics 1984Description / Buy
104Asimov's Guide to Halley's Comet 1985Description / Buy
105Isaac Asimov on the Human Body and the Human Brain 1985Description / Buy
106Living In the Future 1985Description / Buy
107The Dangers of Intelligence and Other Science Essays 1986Description / Buy
108Beginnings 1987Description / Buy
109Far as Human Eye Could See 1987Description / Buy
110Beyond the Stars 1987Description / Buy
111The Relativity of Wrong 1988Description / Buy
112Asimov's Galaxy 1988Description / Buy
113Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space 1988Description / Buy
114Asimov's Chronology of the World 1989Description / Buy
115Jupiter, the Spotted Giant 1989Description / Buy
116Asimov on Science 1989Description / Buy
117Little Library of Dinosaurs 1989Description / Buy
118Out of the Everywhere 1990Description / Buy
119Projects in Astronomy 1990Description / Buy
120Atom 1991Description / Buy
121Star Cycles (Short Story) 1991Description / Buy
122Why Do Stars Twinkle? (Short Story) 1991Description / Buy
123Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy 1991Description / Buy
124Why Does The Moon Change Shape? (Short Story) 1991Description / Buy
125What is an Eclipse? (Short Story) 1991Description / Buy
126Henry Hudson 1991Description / Buy
127Christopher Columbus (Short Story) 1991Description / Buy
128Our Angry Earth 1991Description / Buy
129Why Does Litter Cause Problems? (Short Story) 1992Description / Buy
130The Secret of the Universe 1992Description / Buy
131How is Paper Made? (Short Story) 1992Description / Buy
132How Do Big Ships Float? (Short Story) 1992Description / Buy
133Why Do We Need to Brush Our Teeth? (Short Story) 1993Description / Buy
134My First Book of Animals From A to Z (Short Story) 1994Description / Buy
135Our Planetary System 1994Description / Buy
136Isaac Asimov's The Rocky Planets 1994Description / Buy
137Facts and Trivia 1998Description / Buy
138The Moon (Short Story) 2002Description / Buy
139Realm of Measure 2003Description / Buy
140Space Junk 2005Description / Buy
141Astronomy Projects 2005Description / Buy
142How to Save the Planet (Short Story) 2017Description / Buy
143Realm of Algebra 2019Description / Buy

Order of The Hugo Winners Series with Martin H. Greenberg

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1The Hugo Winners, Vol. 1 & 2: 1955-1972 1962Description / Buy
2The Hugo Winners, 1955-1961 ( With: Poul Anderson) 1962Description / Buy
3Stories from The Hugo Winners, 1962-1967 1971Description / Buy
4The Hugo Winners, 1968-1970 1973Description / Buy
5More Stories from the Hugo Winners, Vol. 2 1973Description / Buy
6The Hugo Winners, Vol. 3: 1971-1975 1977Description / Buy
7The Hugo Winners: The Best of the Best Science Fiction, 1973 1979Description / Buy
8The Hugo Winners, Vol. 4 1985Description / Buy
9The Hugo Winners, Vol. 5 1986Description / Buy
10The New Hugo Winners, 1983-1985 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1989Description / Buy
11The New Hugo Winners, Vol. 2: 1986-1988 1990Description / Buy
12The Super Hugos 1992Description / Buy

Order of Historia Universal Asimov Non-Fiction Series

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1The Greeks 1965Description / Buy
2Roman Republic 1966Description / Buy
3The Egyptians 1967Description / Buy
4The Roman Empire 1967Description / Buy
5The Dark Ages 1968Description / Buy
6The Near East 1968Description / Buy
7The Shaping of England 1969Description / Buy
8The Shaping of North America from Earliest Times to 1763 1969Description / Buy
9Constantinople 1970Description / Buy
10The Land of Canaan 1971Description / Buy
11The Birth Of The United States, 1763-1816 1973Description / Buy
12Our Federal Union 1975Description / Buy
13The Golden Door 1977Description / Buy

Order of How Did We Find Out Non-Fiction Series

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1How Did We Find Out About Photosynthesis? 1966Description / Buy
2How Did We Find Out the Earth is Round? 1972Description / Buy
3How Did We Find Out About Lasers? 1972Description / Buy
4How Did We Find Out About Numbers? 1973Description / Buy
5How Did We Find Out About Germs? 1973Description / Buy
6How Did We Find Out About Electricity? 1973Description / Buy
7How Did We Find Out About Dinosaurs? (Short Story) 1973Description / Buy
8How Did We Find Out About Vitamins? 1974Description / Buy
9How Did We Find Out About Energy? 1975Description / Buy
10How Did We Find Out About Comets? 1975Description / Buy
11How Did We Find Out About Nuclear Power? (Short Story) 1976Description / Buy
12How Did We Find Out About Atoms? 1976Description / Buy
13How Did We Find Out About Black Holes? 1978Description / Buy
14How Did We Find Out About Earthquakes? 1978Description / Buy
15How Did We Find Out About Our Human Roots? 1979Description / Buy
16How Did We Find Out About Antarctica? 1979Description / Buy
17How Did We Find Out About Coal? (Short Story) 1980Description / Buy
18How Did We Find Out About Solar Power? 1981Description / Buy
19How Did We Find Out About Outer Space? 1981Description / Buy
20How Did We Find Out About Volcanoes? (Short Story) 1981Description / Buy
21How Did We Find Out About Life in the Deep Sea? (Short Story) 1982Description / Buy
22How Did We Find Out About the Beginning of Life? 1982Description / Buy
23How We Found Out About Numbers (Short Story) 1982Description / Buy
24How Did We Find Out About the Universe? 1983Description / Buy
25How Did We Find Out About Genes? (Short Story) 1983Description / Buy
26How Did We Find Out About Robots? 1984Description / Buy
27How Did We Find Out About Computers? 1984Description / Buy
28How Did We Find Out About the Atmosphere? (Short Story) 1985Description / Buy
29How Did We Find Out About DNA? 1985Description / Buy
30How Did We Find Out About the Speed of Light? (Short Story) 1986Description / Buy
31How Did We Find Out About Sunshine? (Short Story) 1987Description / Buy
32How Did We Find Out About the Brain? (Short Story) 1987Description / Buy
33How Did We Find Out About Superconductivity? (Short Story) 1988Description / Buy
34How Did We Find Out About Microwaves? (Short Story) 1989Description / Buy
35How Did We Find Out About Pluto? 1990Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov's Library Of The Universe Non-Fiction Series

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1The Sun 1973Description / Buy
2The Earth's Moon (Short Story) 1985Description / Buy
3Did Comets Kill the Dinosaurs? (Short Story) 1987Description / Buy
4UFOs (Short Story) 1988Description / Buy
5Uranus 1988Description / Buy
6How Was the Universe Born? 1988Description / Buy
7Rockets, Probes, and Satellites 1988Description / Buy
8Our Solar System 1988Description / Buy
9The Space Spotter's Guide 1988Description / Buy
10Ancient Astronomy 1988Description / Buy
11Earth (Short Story) 1988Description / Buy
12Saturn 1988Description / Buy
13Colonizing the Planets and Stars 1989Description / Buy
14Astronomy Today 1989Description / Buy
15Piloted Space Flights 1989Description / Buy
16Is There Life on Other Planets? 1989Description / Buy
17The Birth and Death of Stars 1989Description / Buy
18Science Fiction, Science Fact (Short Story) 1989Description / Buy
19Mythology and The Universe 1989Description / Buy
20Space Garbage 1989Description / Buy
21The World's Space Programs 1990Description / Buy
22Black Holes, Pulsars and Quasars (Short Story) 2005Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov's New Library Of The Universe Non-Fiction Series

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1The Red Planet (Short Story) 1967Description / Buy
2Comets and Meteors 1973Description / Buy
3Science Fiction 1981Description / Buy
4Venus (Short Story) 1981Description / Buy
5Neptune (Short Story) 1984Description / Buy
6Comet! (Short Story) ( By: ) 1985Description / Buy
7Death from Space (Short Story) 1987Description / Buy
8The Asteroids 1988Description / Buy
9Our Milky Way and Other Galaxies 1988Description / Buy
10Pluto 1989Description / Buy
11Mercury, the Quick Planet (Short Story) 1989Description / Buy
12Folklore and Legends of the Universe (Short Story) 1989Description / Buy
13Space Colonies 1995Description / Buy
14A Stargazer's Guide 1995Description / Buy
15Pollution in Space (Short Story) 1995Description / Buy
16Space Explorers (Short Story) 1995Description / Buy
17UFOs (Short Story) ( By: ) 1995Description / Buy
18The Birth of Our Universe (Short Story) ( By: ) 1995Description / Buy
19Aliens and Extraterrestrials 1995Description / Buy
20Planet of Extremes: Jupiter 1995Description / Buy
21The Future in Space (Short Story) 1996Description / Buy
22Modern Astronomy (Short Story) ( By: ) 1996Description / Buy
23The 21st Century in Space (Short Story) 1996Description / Buy
24Index (Short Story) 1996Description / Buy
25Global Space Programs 1997Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov Humourous Books

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1Treasury of Humor 1971Description / Buy
2Lecherous Limericks 1975Description / Buy
3More Lecherous Limericks 1976Description / Buy
4Sherlockian Limericks 1977Description / Buy
5Still More Lecherous Limericks (Short Story) 1977Description / Buy
6Limericks 1978Description / Buy
7Asimov's Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan 1988Description / Buy
8Asimov Laughs Again 1992Description / Buy

Order of Before The Golden Age Series

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1Before the Golden Age 1 1974Description / Buy
2Before the Golden Age 2 1974Description / Buy
3Before the Golden Age 3 1974Description / Buy
4Before the Golden Age 4 1976Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories Series with Martin H. Greenberg

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1The Great SF Stories 1 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1979Description / Buy
2The Great SF Stories 2 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1979Description / Buy
3The Great SF Stories 3 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1980Description / Buy
4The Great SF Stories 4 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1980Description / Buy
5The Great SF Stories 5 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1981Description / Buy
6The Great SF Stories 6 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1981Description / Buy
7The Great SF Stories 7 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1982Description / Buy
8The Great SF Stories 8 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1982Description / Buy
9The Great SF Stories 9 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1983Description / Buy
10The Great SF Stories 10 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1983Description / Buy
11The Great SF Stories 11 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1984Description / Buy
12The Great SF Stories 12 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1984Description / Buy
13The Great SF Stories 13 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1985Description / Buy
14The Great SF Stories 14 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1986Description / Buy
15The Great SF Stories 15 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1986Description / Buy
16The Great SF Stories 16 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1987Description / Buy
17The Great SF Stories 17 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1988Description / Buy
18The Great SF Stories 18 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1988Description / Buy
19The Great SF Stories 19 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1989Description / Buy
20The Great SF Stories 20 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1989Description / Buy
21The Great SF Stories 21 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1990Description / Buy
22The Great SF Stories 22 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1990Description / Buy
23The Great SF Stories 23 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1991Description / Buy
24The Great SF Stories 24 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1992Description / Buy
25The Great SF Stories 25 ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1992Description / Buy

Order of Autobiography Of Isaac Asimov Non-Fiction Series

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1In Memory Yet Green 1979Description / Buy
2In Joy Still Felt 1980Description / Buy
3I. Asimov 1994Description / Buy
4It's Been a Good Life 2002Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov's Wonderful Worlds Of Science Fiction Series with Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg, Charles G. Waugh

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1Neanderthals ( With: Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg, Charles G. Waugh) 1987Description / Buy

Order of Asimov's The Mammoth Book Of... Series with Martin H. Greenberg

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1The Mammoth Book of Fantastic Science Fiction ( By: Charles G. Waugh) 1984Description / Buy
2The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 1984Description / Buy
3Science Fiction ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1984Description / Buy
4Great Tales of the Golden Age of Science Fiction ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1984Description / Buy
5The Mammoth Book of Classic Science Fiction 1988Description / Buy
6The Mammoth Book of New World Science Fiction 1991Description / Buy
7The Mammoth Book of Modern Science Fiction ( By: Charles G. Waugh) 1993Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov's Magical Worlds Of Fantasy Series with Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh

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1Wizards ( With: Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh) 1981Description / Buy
2Witches ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1984Description / Buy
3Cosmic Knights ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1985Description / Buy
4Spells ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1985Description / Buy
5Giants ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1985Description / Buy
6Mythical Beasts ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1986Description / Buy
7Magical Wishes ( With: Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh) 1986Description / Buy
8Devils ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1987Description / Buy
9Atlantis ( With: Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh) 1988Description / Buy
10Ghosts ( With: Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh) 1988Description / Buy
11Curses ( With: Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh) 1989Description / Buy
12Faeries ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1991Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years Of Science Fiction Series

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1Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction 1983Description / Buy
2Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction Second Series 1983Description / Buy
3Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction Third Series 1984Description / Buy
4Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction Fourth Series 1984Description / Buy

Order of Isaac's Universe Series with Martin H. Greenberg, Janet Asimov, Hal Clement

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1The Diplomacy Guild ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1990Description / Buy
2Phases in Chaos ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1991Description / Buy
3Unnatural Diplomacy ( With: Martin H. Greenberg) 1992Description / Buy
4Fossil ( By: Hal Clement) 1993Description / Buy
5Murder at the Galactic Writers' Society ( By: Janet Asimov) 1995Description / Buy

Order of Isaac Asimov's Anthology Series

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1Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own ( By: Connie Willis, Ursula K. Le Guin, Pat Cadigan, Joan D. Vinge, Tanith Lee, Pamela Sargent, , Mary Gentle) 1983Description / Buy
2Isaac Asimov's Aliens & Outworlders ( With: , Larry Niven, , , Jack C. Haldeman II, Barry N. Malzberg, , Steve Perry, Bob Shaw, Kate Wilhelm, , , , Madeleine E. Robins) 1983Description / Buy
3Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! ( By: Connie Willis, George R.R. Martin, Ron Goulart, John Kessel, , Robert Thurston, Tanith Lee, Lucius Shepard) 1989Description / Buy
4Isaac Asimov's Aliens 1991Description / Buy
5Isaac Asimov's Robots 1991Description / Buy
6Isaac Asimov's SF-Lite 1993Description / Buy
7Isaac Asimov's War 1993Description / Buy
8Isaac Asimov's Cyberdreams 1994Description / Buy
9Isaac Asimov's Skin Deep 1995Description / Buy
10Isaac Asimov's Ghosts (Short Story) 1995Description / Buy
11Isaac Asimov's Christmas 1997Description / Buy
12Isaac Asimov's Camelot 1998Description / Buy
13Isaac Asimov's Detectives 1998Description / Buy
14Isaac Asimov's Valentines 1999Description / Buy
15Isaac Asimov's Werewolves 1999Description / Buy
16Isaac Asimov's Solar System ( By: Gardner R. Dozois) 1999Description / Buy
17Isaac Asimov's Utopias 2000Description / Buy
18Isaac Asimov's Father Day 2001Description / Buy
19Isaac Asimov's Halloween 2001Description / Buy

Order of Ask Isaac Asimov Non-Fiction Series

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1Where Does Garbage Go? 1991Description / Buy
2Why Do We Have Different Seasons? (Short Story) 1991Description / Buy
3What is a Shooting Star? 1991Description / Buy
4What Happens When I Flush the Toilet? 1992Description / Buy
5What's Happening to the Ozone Layer? 1992Description / Buy
6How Do Aeroplanes Fly? 1992Description / Buy
7What Causes Acid Rain? 1992Description / Buy
8Why Are the Rain Forests Vanishing? (Short Story) 1992Description / Buy
9Why is the Air Dirty? 1992Description / Buy
10Is Our Planet Warming Up? (Short Story) 1992Description / Buy
11Why Are Whales Vanishing? (Short Story) 1992Description / Buy
12Why Are Some Beaches Oily? 1992Description / Buy
13Why Are Animals Endangered? 1992Description / Buy
14Why Do People Come in Different Colors? 1993Description / Buy

Order of Nebula Awards Series

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1Nebula Awards 1 ( By: Damon Knight) 1966Description / Buy
2Nebula Awards 2 ( By: Brian W. Aldiss) 1966Description / Buy
3Nebula Awards 3 ( By: Roger Zelazny) 1968Description / Buy
4Nebula Awards 4 ( By: Karen Anderson) 1968Description / Buy
5Nebula Awards 5 ( By: Alexei Panshin) 1969Description / Buy
6Nebula Awards 6 ( By: Thomas D. Clareson) 1971Description / Buy
7Nebula Awards 7 ( By: Theodore Sturgeon, Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 1972Description / Buy
8Nebula Awards 8 1973Description / Buy
9Nebula Awards 9 ( By: Kate Wilhelm) 1974Description / Buy
10Nebula Awards 10 ( By: James Gunn) 1975Description / Buy
11Nebula Awards 11 ( By: Ursula K. Le Guin, Craig Kee Strete) 1976Description / Buy
12Nebula Awards 12 ( By: Gordon R. Dickson) 1978Description / Buy
13Nebula Awards 14 ( By: Robin Malkin) 1980Description / Buy
14Nebula Awards 15 ( By: Frank Herbert) 1981Description / Buy
15Nebula Awards 16 ( By: Kim Stanley Robinson) 1982Description / Buy
16Nebula Awards 17 ( By: Joe Haldeman) 1983Description / Buy
17Nebula Awards 19 ( By: Marta Randall) 1984Description / Buy
18Nebula Awards 20 ( By: George Zebrowski) 1985Description / Buy
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20Nebula Awards 22 ( By: George Zebrowski) 1988Description / Buy
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30Nebula Awards 33 ( By: Connie Willis, Jane Yolen, Jerry Oltion, Nancy Kress) 1999Description / Buy
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Order of Star Science Fiction Series with Arthur Clarke, Ray Bradbury, Frederik Pohl

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3Star Science Fiction Stories 3 ( With: Arthur Clarke, Ray Bradbury, Frederik Pohl, Jack Vance, , Richard Matheson, Philip K. Dick, Lester del Rey, Jack Williamson) 1955Description / Buy

Order of Young... Anthologies with Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh

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3Young Monsters ( With: Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh) 1985Description / Buy
4Young Star Travelers ( With: Charles G. Waugh) 1986Description / Buy
5Young Witches and Warlocks ( With: Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh) 1987Description / Buy

Isaac Asimov Anthologies

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1 Star Science Fiction Stories 31955Description / Buy
2 50 Short Science Fiction Tales1963Description / Buy
3 50 Short Science Fiction Tales1963Description / Buy
4 Tomorrow's Children1966Description / Buy
5 The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, August 19661966Description / Buy
6 Dangerous Visions1967Description / Buy
7 Time Untamed1967Description / Buy
8 Backdrop of Stars1968Description / Buy
9 The 13 Crimes of Science Fiction1970Description / Buy
10 Where Do We Go from Here?1971Description / Buy
11 Beyond Control1972Description / Buy
12 Nebula Award Stories 81973Description / Buy
13 Wondermakers 21974Description / Buy
14 Final Stage: The Ultimate Science Fiction Anthology1974Description / Buy
15 Beyond Tomorrow1976Description / Buy
16 Study War No More1977Description / Buy
17 Extraterrestrials and Eclipses1978Description / Buy
18 The Book of Ellison1978Description / Buy
19 The Science Fictional Solar System1979Description / Buy
20 Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury1980Description / Buy
21 The Seven Deadly Sins of Science Fiction1980Description / Buy
22 100 Malicious Little Mysteries1981Description / Buy
23 The Last Man on Earth1982Description / Buy
24 Tantalizing Locked Room Mysteries1982Description / Buy
25 Mutants1982Description / Buy
26 Creations - the Quest for Origins in Story and Science1983Description / Buy
27 Machines That Think1983Description / Buy
28 The Science Fiction Weight Loss Book1983Description / Buy
29 Caught in the Organ Draft1983Description / Buy
30 Young Mutants1984Description / Buy
31 Mammoth Book of Short Science Fiction Novels1984Description / Buy
32 100 Great Fantasy Short Short Stories1984Description / Buy
33 Election Day 20841984Description / Buy
34 Young Monsters1985Description / Buy
35 Amazing Stories1985Description / Buy
36 Extraterrestrials1986Description / Buy
37 The Twelve Frights of Christmas1986Description / Buy
38 The Dark Void1987Description / Buy
39 Young Witches and Warlocks1987Description / Buy
40 Battlefields Beyond Tomorrow1987Description / Buy
41 Great Tales of Classic Science Fiction1988Description / Buy
42 The New Hugo Winners, 1983-19851989Description / Buy
43 Tales of the Occult1989Description / Buy
44 Beastly Tales1989Description / Buy
45 Visions of Fantasy1989Description / Buy
46 Tomorrow's Voices1991Description / Buy
47 Power1991Description / Buy
48 Once Upon a Time1991Description / Buy
49 Fantasy Stories1994Description / Buy
50 The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction2010Description / Buy
51 Science Fiction Gems, Vol. One2011Description / Buy
52 One and Wonder2013Description / Buy
53 Misbegotten Missionary2016Description / Buy
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Isaac comes from Petrovichi in Russia. The author was born in 1920. His parents, Anna Rachel Berman and Judah Ozimov, eventually moved to the United States, finding a home Brooklyn.

Isaac Asimov was a very intelligent child, teaching himself how to read and quickly beginning to master the basics of Yiddish by the time he was five. By fifteen, Isaac was on his way to Columbia University from where he eventually earned a Science Degree, not to mention a Masters and a Ph.D.

With his science degree, there was little surprise when Isaac joined the Boston University School of Medicine as a Biochemistry Associate professor. Isaac Asimov had a passion for learning and understanding the science of things. He also yearned to pass what he knew on to the next generation.

Of course, that scholarly desire was secondary in comparison to his love for writing. Isaac Asimov was a storyteller before anything else, and he enjoyed writing stories for the general reader.

While his first short story (Marooned Off Vesta) came out in Amazing Stories as early as 1938, it wasn’t until 1950 that the author’s first full Science fiction novel (Pebble in the Sky) was finally published.

Though it wasn’t until I, Robot came into being that Isaac Asimov finally found his stride. The collection of short stories explored the relationship that might exist between humans and machines and it gave birth to Isaac’s famous Laws of Robotics.

Isaac was beginning to see the impact his work could have as a foreteller of the future of mankind, and readers seemed to appreciate him for this, which is why they devoured Foundation, his next work of fiction published in 1951, not to mention all the books that came after.

Sometimes it is difficult to pin Isaac Asimov’s interests down. The author wrote on every topic, from biology to astronomy to religion. Before his death in 1992 at the age of 72, the author had penned nearly five hundred books within which he experimented with many genres.

The author’s death was believed to have resulted from bypass surgery years earlier during which a blood transfusion had given him AIDs. By the time of his death, the author was dealing with heart and kidney failure.

Isaac Asimov’s ideas have continued to live on beyond his death.

Isaac Asimov Awards

Isaac was the recipient of quite the intimidating number of awards, this including a Westinghouse Science Writing award, a Thomas Alva Edison Foundation award, a Klumpke-Roberts Award, Hugo and Nebula Awards, Locus Awards and a Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award to mention but a few.

Isaac Asimov Books into Movies/TV

Isaac introduced concepts in his literary work that have continued to make appearances in movies and television shows even after his death. The author’s books have also come to life as big screen adaptations.

The most prominent would be I, Robot, a 2004 release starring Will Smith which used three of the various short stories in Isaac’s original collection to explore human/machine relationships.

Just as prominent is Bicentennial Man, a 1999 American film starring Robin Williams which adapted a 1992 Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg novel called The Positronic Man. The movie follows a Robot that is purchased by a family and then undertakes an adventure as it seeks a form of humanity.

Lesser known adaptations include Nightfall, Formula of Death, The Ugly Little Boy and Konets vechnosti.

Best Isaac Asimov Books

Isaac Asimov was an author like no other, taking the world by storm with his imaginative ideas, with some of the best books in his bibliography including:

Foundation: After 12,000 years, the Galactic Empire is finally at an end. And with the science of Psychohistory, Hari Seldon can see that a future of barbarism and warfare waits ahead, one that will last tens of thousands of years.

To preserve all the knowledge that humanity has attained, Hari creates sanctuary called the Foundation on a bleak planet far away. But the Foundation soon faces the threat of Warlords determined to seize power in the wake of a dying empire.

This book is somewhat confusing, devoid of proper plotting or character development but instead attempting to unveil a potentially compelling tale about humanity’s future.

Foundation and Empire: The Foundation has survived the greed and thirst for conflict of its neighbors, yet even Hari Seldon doesn’t know if the sanctuary can survive the ambitions of a General that is determined to restore the glory of the Galactic Empire. Their only hope-and potential destruction- might be a mutant of unrivaled power and intelligence.

This book feels less like a cohesive story and more like different episodes of a story taking place in the same universe.

When Does The Next Isaac Asimov book come out?

Isaac Asimov doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is Isaac Asimov Robot Series 6 Books Collection Set and was released on April, 25th 2021. It is the newest book in the .

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  1. As my kids might say, Isaac Asimov is the goat. Or GOAT? I don’t know the kid lingo.

    I first read The Gods Themselves in 1973 (the same year it won a Nebula award) and I’ve been hooked ever since. 20+ years later this is still my favorite book. It is a complex , interesting read with a lot of science and talk aka classic Asimov. The book is ostensibly about the end of the world’s energy problems which definitely resonates today.

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