Our list of some of the best Isaac Asimov books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- 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)
- I, Robot (2008)
- The End of Eternity: A Novel (2011)
- The Complete Stories of Isaac Asimov (1994)
- The Robot Series ( 4 Book Set ) (1991)
- Foundation (1991)
- Isaac Asimov: The Complete Stories, Vol. 1 (1990)
- The Foundation Novels 4-Book Set: Foundation/Foundation and Empire/Second Foundation/Foundation’s Edge (1990)
- Isaac Asimov foundation series 6 books collection set – (foundation,foundation and empire,second foundation,prelude to foundation,foundation and Earth,foundation’s edge) (2016)
- Foundation and Empire (1991)
- Second Foundation (1991)
- Prelude to Foundation (Foundation, Book 1) (1989)
- The Gods Themselves (1990)
- Robot Dreams (Remembering Tomorrow) (1990)
- Asimov Laughs Again: More Than 700 Jokes, Limericks, and Anecdotes (1993)
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)
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Foundation Novels 4-Book Set: Foundation/Foundation and Empire/Second Foundation/Foundation’s Edge (1990)
Issac Asimov Series Foundation, Second Foundation, Foundation's Edge, Foundation and Empire
Isaac Asimov foundation series 6 books collection set – (foundation,foundation and empire,second foundation,prelude to foundation,foundation and Earth,foundation’s edge) (2016)
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Foundation and Empire (1991)
Led by its founding father, the great psychohistorian Hari Seldon, and taking advantage of its superior science and technology, the Foundation has survived the greed and barbarism of its neighboring warrior-planets. Yet now it must face the Empire—still the mightiest force in the Galaxy even in its death throes.
Second Foundation (1991)
s Foundation novels 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 violence thirty thousand years long. After years of struggle, the Foundation lies in ruins—destroyed by the mutant mind power of the Mule.
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 destroy if only he could read the future. Hari Seldon has come to Trantor to deliver his paper on psychohistory, his remarkable theory of prediction.
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.
In a career spanning nearly fifty years, Isaac Asimov—science writer, historian, and futurist—accurately predicted how technological breakthroughs would be developed and utilized, years before they became reality. His foresight envisioned calculators, computerized cars, and advances in the field of robotics.
Here are more than 700 of Isaac Asimov's favorite jokes, cleverest limericks and funniest stories.
Best Isaac Asimov Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
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Aliens, Robots & Virtual Reality Idols in the Science Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft, Isaac Asimov and William Gibson
Author(s): John L. Steadman
ID: 2799170, Publisher: John Hunt Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 558 Kb, Format: epub
Our Angry Earth
Author(s): Isaac Asimov, Frederik Pohl
ID: 2198750, Publisher: Tor, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
Ignition!: An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants
Author(s): John Drury Clark, Isaac Asimov
ID: 2229989, Publisher: Rutgers University Press Classics, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
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