Here is a list of the best Asimov books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
1. The Complete Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Series Books 1-7 (Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation, Foundation’s Edge, Foundation and Earth, Prelude to Foundation, Forward the Foundation) (2016)
The Complete Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Series Books 1-7 (Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation, Foundation’s Edge, Foundation and Earth, Prelude to Foundation, Forward the Foundation)…
2. The caves of steel (Signet books) (1955)
No. S1240. Cover by Robert Schulz….
3. I, Robot (2008)
I, Robot, the first and most widely read book in Asimov’s Robot series, forever changed the world’s perception of artificial intelligence. Here are stories of robots gone mad, of mind-reading robots, and robots with a sense of humor. Of robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world—all told with the dramatic blend of science fact and science fiction that has become Asimov’s trademark. 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…
4. Foundation (1991)
For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. Only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future—a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save humanity, Seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire—both scientists and scholars—and brings them to a bleak planet at the edge of the galaxy to serve as a beacon of hope for future generations. He calls this sanctuary the Foundation. But soon the fledgling Foundation finds itself at…
5. The End of Eternity: A Novel (2011)
One of Isaac Asimov’s SF masterpieces, this stand-alone novel is a monument of the flowering of SF in the 20th century. It is widely regarded as Asimov’s single best SF novel and one every SF fan should read.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 to create carefully controlled and enacted Reality Changes. These Changes are small, exactingly calculated shifts in the course of history made for the benefit of humankind. Though each Change has…
6. The Robot Series ( 4 Book Set ) (1991)
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 First or Second Law. With this, Asimov changed our perception of robots forever when he formulated the laws governing their behavior. In I, Robot, Asimov chronicles the development of the robot through a series of interlinked…
The first book of the definitive three-volume collection of short stories by the prolific Isaac Asimov, whose tales have delighted countless fans for over half a century–a must for every science fiction bookshelf….
8. The Gods Themselves (1990)
In the twenty-second century Earth obtains limitless, free energy from a source science little understands: an exchange between Earth and a parallel universe, using a process devised by the aliens. But even free energy has a price. The transference process itself will eventually lead to the destruction of the Earth’s Sun—and of Earth itself.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…
New, still factory sealed….
10. The Complete Stories of Isaac Asimov (1994)
First published fifteen years ago, shortly after his death, inside this collection are some of the finest short stories of science fiction writing from one of the genre’s greatest writers, Isaac Asimov. Isaac Asimov was the Grand Master of the Science Fiction Writers of America, the founder of robot ethics, and one of the world’s most prolific authors of fiction and non-fiction. The Good Doctor’s short fiction has been enjoyed by millions for more than half a century. Now the definitive Asimov collection is underway with Volume One of The Complete…
11. The Robots of Dawn (The Robot Series) (1994)
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 called to the Spacer world Aurora to solve a bizarre case of roboticide. The prime suspect is a gifted roboticist who had the means, the motive, and the opportunity to commit the crime. There’s only one catch: Baley and his…
Best Asimov Books That Will Hook You
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Our Angry Earth
Author(s): Isaac Asimov, Frederik Pohl
Publisher: Tor, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
Ignition!: An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants
Author(s): John Drury Clark, Isaac Asimov
Publisher: Rutgers University Press Classics, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
Foundation and Empire
Author(s): Isaac Asimov
Publisher: Harper Collins, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction
Author(s): Alec Nevala-Lee
Publisher: Dey Street Books, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
A History of the Future: Prophets of Progress from H. G. Wells to Isaac Asimov
Author(s): Peter J. Bowler
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2017, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
Science Fiction and Extro-Science Fiction
Author(s): Quentin Meillassoux, Isaac Asimov
Publisher: Univocal Publishing, Year: 2015, Size: 495 Kb, Download: pdf
Towards Safe Robots: Approaching Asimov’s 1st Law
Author(s): Sami Haddadin
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Year: 2014, Size: 20 Mb, Download: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly record-breakers according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.