Isaac Asimov

Updated Saturday, 24 November, 2012

The first Asimov book I read was Foundation. That book piqued my interest enough to convince me to keep on reading. Asimov is one of the most famous and widely-read sci fi authors for a reason.

Books I've Read by Isaac Asimov


Foundation

  1. Foundation
    Foundation Foundation marks the first of a series of tales set so far in the future that Earth is all but forgotten by humans who live throughout the galaxy. Yet all is not well with the Galactic Empire. Its vast size is crippling to it. In particular, the administrative planet, honeycombed and tunneled with offices and staff, is vulnerable to attack or breakdown. The only person willing to confront this imminent catastrophe is Hari Seldon, a psychohistorian and mathematician. Seldon can scientifically predict the future, and it doesn't look pretty: a new Dark Age is scheduled to send humanity into barbarism in 500 years. He concocts a scheme to save the knowledge of the race in an Encyclopedia Galactica. But this project will take generations to complete, and who will take up the torch after him? (from an Amazon.com review)
  2. Foundation and Empire
    Foundation and Empire 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 an Amazon.com review)
  3. Second Foundation
    Second Foundation So far the Foundation was safe. But there was a hidden Second Foundation to protect the first. The Mule has yet to find it, but he was getting closer all the time. The men of the Foundation sought it, too, to escape from Mule's mind control. Only Arkady, a 14 year-old girl seemed to have the answer, or did she...? (from RandomHouse.com)

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