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Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov began his Foundation Series at the age of twenty-one, not realizing that it woudl one day be considered a conerstone of science fiction. During his legendary career, Asimov penned over 470 books on subjects ranging from science to Shakespeare to histroy, though he was most loved for his award-winning science fiction sagas, whcih include the Robot, Empire, and Foundation series. Named a Grand Master of Science Fiction by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Asimov entertained and educated readers of all ages for close to five decades. He died, at the age of seventy-two, in April 1992... Read More

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Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation
Written by Isaac Asimov, Introduction by Michael Dirda
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 2010
$30.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-59396-2 (0-307-59396-7)

Isaac Asimov’s seminal Foundation trilogy—one of the cornerstones of modern speculative fiction—in a single hardcover volume.

It is the saga of the Galactic Empire, crumbling after twelve thousand years of rule. And it is the particular story of psychohistorian Hari Seldon, the only man who can see the horrors the future has... Read more






Foundation
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Trade Paperback | April 2008
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-38257-0 (0-553-38257-8)

For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Sheldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future—to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon... Read more






Foundation and Empire
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Trade Paperback | April 2008
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38258-7 (0-553-38258-6)

The Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women to preserve humanity’s light against an inexorable tide of darkness and... Read more






I, Robot
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Trade Paperback | April 2008
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38256-3 (0-553-38256-X)

The three laws of Robotics:
1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm
2) A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
3) A robot must protect its own... Read more






Second Foundation
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Trade Paperback | April 2008
$14.00/16.50(Canada) | 978-0-553-38259-4 (0-553-38259-4)

Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. As unsurpassed blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women dedicated to preserving humanity's light in a galaxy plunged into a nightmare of ignorance and... Read more






Foundation and Earth
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | August 2004
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-58757-9 (0-553-58757-9)

The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future for humanity over the anarchy of contentious individuals, nations and planets. To test his conclusion, he decides he must know... Read more






Foundation
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Hardcover | June 2004
$24.00/(Canada) | 978-0-553-80371-6 (0-553-80371-9)

One of the great masterworks of science fiction, the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building. The story of our future begins with the history of Foundation and its greatest psychohistorian: Hari Seldon.

For twelve thousand years the Galactic... Read more






I, Robot
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Hardcover | June 2004
$24.00/(Canada) | 978-0-553-80370-9 (0-553-80370-0)

The three laws of Robotics:
1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm
2) A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
3) A robot must protect its own... Read more






Second Foundation
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Hardcover | June 2004
$24.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-80373-0 (0-553-80373-5)

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... Read more






I.Asimov
Written by Isaac Asimov
Bantam | Paperback | January 1995
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-56997-1 (0-553-56997-X)

Arguably the greatest science fiction writer who ever lived, Isaac Asimov also possessed one of the most brilliant and original minds of our time. His accessible style and far-reaching interests in subjects ranging from science to humor to history earned him the nickname "the Great Explainer." I. Asimov is his personal... Read more






The Robots of Dawn
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | March 1994
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29949-6 (0-553-29949-2)

A millennium into the future two advances have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together.

Detective Elijah... Read more






Forward the Foundation
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | February 1994
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-56507-2 (0-553-56507-9)

A stunning testament to his creative genius. Forward The Foundation is a the saga's dramatic climax -- the story Asimov fans have been waiting for. An exciting tale of danger, intrigue, and suspense, Forward The Foundation brings to vivid life Asimov's best loved characters: hero Hari Seldon, who struggles to perfect... Read more






Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space
Written by Isaac Asimov
Fawcett | Paperback | November 1992
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-449-22059-7 (0-449-22059-1)

A wide-ranging exploration of our universe -- from "what makes the wind blow?" to "how was the moon formed?" -- in questions-and-answer format, written in vintage Asimov style. "A fine introduction to modern astronomical theory." -- LIBRARY JOURNAL Read more






Caves of Steel
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | November 1991
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29340-1 (0-553-29340-0)

A millennium into the future two advancements have altered the course of human history:  the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.  Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together.  Like most people left... Read more






I, Robot
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | November 1991
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29438-5 (0-553-29438-5)

The three laws of Robotics:
1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm
2) A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
3) A robot must protect its own... Read more






The Naked Sun
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | November 1991
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29339-5 (0-553-29339-7)

A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history:  the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.  On the beautiful Outer World planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonists lead a hermit-like existence, their every need attended to by their faithful robot servants.  To... Read more






Foundation
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | October 1991
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29335-7 (0-553-29335-4)

For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Sheldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future--to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon... Read more






Foundation and Empire
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | October 1991
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29337-1 (0-553-29337-0)

The Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women to preserve humanity’s light against an inexorable tide of darkness and... Read more






Foundation's Edge
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | October 1991
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29338-8 (0-553-29338-9)

At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari Seldon's long-established plan to build a new Empire that the Second Foundation is not destroyed after all-and that its still-defiant... Read more






Second Foundation
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | October 1991
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29336-4 (0-553-29336-2)

Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. As unsurpassed blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women dedicated to preserving humanity's light in a galaxy plunged into a nightmare of ignorance and... Read more






Nightfall
Written by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg
Spectra | Paperback | August 1991
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29099-8 (0-553-29099-1)

These two renowned writers have invented a world not unlike our own--a world on the edge of chaos, torn between the madness of religious fanaticism and the stubborn denial of scientists. Only a handful of people on the planet Lagash are prepared to face the truth--that their six suns are setting... Read more






Isaac Asimov
Written by Isaac Asimov
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | October 1990
$22.95/29.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-41627-6 (0-385-41627-X)

The first book of the definitive three-volume collection of short stories by the prolific Isaac Asimov, whose tales have delighted countless fans for over half a century--a must for every science fiction bookshelf. Read more






The Gods Themselves
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | September 1990
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-28810-0 (0-553-28810-5)

Only a few know the terrifying truth--an outcast Earth scientist, a rebellious alien inhabitant of a dying planet, a lunar-born human intuitionist who senses the imminent annihilation of the Sun.  They know the truth--but who will listen?  They have foreseen the cost of abundant energy--but who will believe?  These few beings, human and alien... Read more






Nemesis
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | September 1990
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-28628-1 (0-553-28628-5)

In the twenty-third century pioneers have escaped the crowded earth for life in self-sustaining orbital colonies.  One of the colonies, Rotor, has broken away from the solar system to create its own renegade utopia around an unknown red star two light-years from Earth:  a star named Nemesis.  Now a fifteen-year-old Rotorian girl has learned... Read more






Prelude to Foundation
Written by Isaac Asimov
Spectra | Paperback | March 1989
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-27839-2 (0-553-27839-8)

It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet Cleon knows there are those who would see him... Read more





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