Isaac Asimov





Isaac Asimov


Born
in Petrovichi, Russian Federation
January 02, 1920

Died
April 06, 1992

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Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.

Professor Asimov is generally considered the most prolific writer of all time, having written or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards. He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System (lacking only an entry in the 100s category of Philosophy).

Asimov is widely considered a master of the science-fiction genre and, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke, was considered one of the "Big Three" science-fiction writers during his lifetime. Asimov's most famous work is the Found
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Foundation (Foundation #1)

4.11 avg rating — 272,769 ratings — published 1951 — 154 editions
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I, Robot (Robot #0.1)

4.16 avg rating — 193,859 ratings — published 1950 — 203 editions
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Foundation and Empire (Foun...

4.20 avg rating — 108,662 ratings — published 1952 — 133 editions
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Second Foundation (Foundati...

4.22 avg rating — 99,173 ratings — published 1953 — 132 editions
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The Foundation Trilogy (Fou...

4.38 avg rating — 70,951 ratings — published 1951 — 76 editions
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The Caves of Steel (Robot #1)

4.13 avg rating — 53,356 ratings — published 1954 — 129 editions
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Foundation's Edge (Foundati...

4.06 avg rating — 47,672 ratings — published 1982 — 97 editions
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Foundation and Earth (Found...

4.01 avg rating — 39,934 ratings — published 1986 — 90 editions
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Prelude to Foundation

4.02 avg rating — 40,361 ratings — published 1988 — 88 editions
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The Gods Themselves

4.07 avg rating — 35,917 ratings — published 1972 — 96 editions
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