The best science fiction of Isaac Asimov

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Doubleday, Aug 1, 1986 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Featuring Asimov's personal choices, this collection offers a variety of science fiction stories that cover the period from 1949 to the present, each accompanied by a brief introduction

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Twenty-eight tales, 1951-80, chosen by Asimov himself; excluded are the robot yarns (The Complete Robot, 1982), and "Nightfall," his best-known story. But there's still no shortage of famous entries ... Read full review

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User Review  - StormRaven - LibraryThing

The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov is not as concise as Nine Tomorrows, and contains a modest amount of filler, but is still a collection of many of Asimov's best short fiction. Many of the best ... Read full review


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About the author (1986)

To list Isaac Asimov's honors, as to list his books, would be excessive. Let it simply be noted that Isaac Asimov was the most famous, most honored, most widely read, and most beloved science fiction author of all time. In his five decades as an author, he wrote more than four hundred books, won every award his readers and colleagues could contrive to give him, and provided pleasure and insight to millions. He died in 1992, still at work.

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