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"Dreaming Is a Private Thing" is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov, first published in the December 1955 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and reprinted in the 1957 collection Earth is Room Enough. Asimov's original title for the story was "A Hundred Million Dreams at Once", but F&SF editor Tony Boucher changed it, and Asimov liked the ...more
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Alice
Jun 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: short-story
In this universe dreaming is not a private thing at all.
While i enjoyed all the adjoined perspectives on Dreams Inc. it felt more like a slice of life than one of Asimov's usual short stories. I missed the surprising ending but nonetheless adored the world he created.

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Diana
¡Qué buenas ideas tuvo en todo momento! Estaba casi segura de que este relato no iba a sorprenderme; creí, ingenuamente, que su final no me diría nada, que, por una vez, no me quedaría pensando en lo leído. Pero cómo no iba a suceder tal cosa. Es Asimov. ...more
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Mar 12, 2015 rated it liked it
''Когда я ложусь спать, я не могу уснуть, потому что у меня в голове теснятся идеи,когда разговариваю, то забываю, о чем говорю, когда я сижу за рулем машины, я ежеминутно рискую жизнью.И все потому, что у меня в мозгу непрерывно формируются идеи, ситуации, диалоги.Я не могу сказать тебе,откуда у меня все это берется. Может быть ты поделишься со мной, каким образом тебе удается этого избежать? И тогда я мог бы немного передохнуть... ''
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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 one of the most prolific writers 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
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