Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992) Isaac Asimov was one of the most famous, honoured and widely read science fiction authors of all time.
Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992) Isaac Asimov was one of the most famous, honoured and widely read science fiction authors of all time. Born in Russia but raised in the USA, his career as an SF writer began in 1939 with 'Marooned Off Vesta', in Amazing Stories. His output was prolific by any standards - in a career spanning five decades, he wrote more than four hundred books, won six Hugos, two Nebulas and the SFWA Grand Master Award, among many others, and provided pleasure and insight to millions of readers. An eclectic mix of his short stories, they range from short-shorts (1-2 pages) to some longer pieces.
He'll talk to us," said Alvarez when the other stepped out the door. Social pressure is bound to get to him eventually.
have intersected my own -. good fellows, every one. In THE EARLY ASIMOV I mentioned the fact that there were eleven stories that I had never succeeded in selling. What's more, said I in that book, all eleven stories nolonger existed and must remain forever in limbo. However, Boston University collects all my papers with an assiduity and determination worthy of a far better cause, and when they first began to do so back in 1966, I handed them piles and piles of manuscript material I didn't look through.
Between each story Asimov explains the history of story
Between each story Asimov explains the history of story. Sometimes he offers the reason behind the story and other times he explains the punchline. They are too the point, usually aiming either for a quick moral or a funny pun.
A list of Isaac Asimov's 506 books arranged by his own categories as in his autobiographies, though later books have been added. 1 Pebble in the Sky (Doubleday 1950). 4 Foundation (Gnome Press 1951). 5 David Starr, Space Ranger (Doubleday 1952). 6 Foundation and Empire (Gnome Press 1952). 7 The Currents of Space (Doubleday 1952). 9 Second Foundation (Gnome Press 1953). 10 Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids (Doubleday 1953).
A masterly collection of 24 stories by the world's greatest SF writer. From backyard miracles to cosmic conundrums, enter the incredible world of Isaac Asimov. Отзывы - Написать отзыв.
It was the first nonfiction hook that ever appeared with my name on it and no other; the first nonfiction book I ever wrote for the general public. What's more, it had turned out to be a very easy task, much easier than my science fiction.
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