Isaac Asimov



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    General Fiction

    Jan-2017

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-2013

    In 1947, Piers Anthony picked up an issue of Astounding Science Fiction, and was transported to a world of fantasy and possibility. More than sixty years later, he has become one of the most prolific authors of fantasy and science fiction. Collecte...

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    Fantasy

    Jan-2010

    Scheming scientists want to find the secrets behind Norby's antigravity abilities — but they have to dismantle him to do it! The mixed-up robot and young space cadet Jeff Wells go on the run to Jamya, a planet inhabited by hungry dragons and angry...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-2007

    The Golden Age of Science Fiction, from the early 1940s through the 1950s, saw an explosion of talent in SF writing, including authors such as Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, and Arthur C. Clarke. Their writing helped science fiction gain wide publ...

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    Suspense

    Nov-2003

    Until his death in 1992, author Isaac Asimov would write more than 120 ingenious tales of detection and deduction, and in 66 of them he would present his armchair detectives, the Black Widowers, with the mind-teasing puzzles that they would strive to...

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-2000

    BEYOND AURORA AWAITS A BRAVE NEW WORLD...OF ROBOTS A man without a memory flees a city of robots gone wild. At his side, a mysterious young woman whose own identity is eroded by an insidious disease. Journeying to Earth, the two must find a way to sa...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2000

    Isaac Asimov concludes that we are not alone!Using the most up-to-date astronomical research as the backdrop for speculation, Asimov confronts the possibilities of other-worldly life head-on in Extraterrestrial Civilizations . In what will surely ...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-1999

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1997

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1997

    Isaac Asimov and science fiction are one and the same to millions of readers. He was the field's transcendent genius, its reigning prophet, its genial patriarch, and its most prolific author. But Asimov also wrote fantasy, and invariably of an enduri...

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    Science Fiction

    1997

    GIRLS FOR THE SLIME GOD is a collection based around three Henry Kuttner stories published in 1938, stories that (almost) actually delivered on the lurid promises of the pulp magazine covers of the day. Besides the Kuttner stories, the 1960 Playboy a...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-1996

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    Fantasy

    Jan-1996

    A collection of original short fantasy stories assembles previously uncollected tales, stories about the two-centimeter demon Azazel, several fairy tales, and a humorous adventure about Batman's old age...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1995

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1995

    Gold is the final and crowning achievement of the fifty-year career of science fiction's transcendent genius, the world-famous author who defined the field of science fiction for its practitioners, its millions of readers, and the world at large. T...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1995

    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 ea...

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    Science Fiction

    1994

    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 ea...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-1993

    Andrew Martin, a standard housekeeping robot, allows the unique capabilities of his experimental brain to lead him to become an artist, businessman, and crusader, in a novel based on Asimov's short story, "The Bicentennial Man." 35,000 first printing...

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    Fantasy

    Sep-1993

    A collection of science fiction stories by the top writers in the genre features selections from Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine by the likes of Larry Niven, Gregory Benford, Lucius Shepard, Greg Bear, and others. Original....

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1993

    Before his death in 1992, Isaac Asimov conceived the next step in robot evolution: Caliban. In a universe protected by the Three Laws of Robotics, humans are safe. Robots are bound by law to care for and to obey them. But when an experiment with a ne...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-1993

    Foundation Prequels - 2

    For more than forty years, Isaac Asimov thrilled millions of readers with his bestselling Foundation series, a spellbinding tale of the future that spans thousands of years and dozens of worlds. Completed just weeks before his death in April 1992, Fo...

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    Fantasy

    Feb-1993

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    Science Fiction

    1992

    Plucked out of the past and transported forty thousand years into the future, a Neanderthal child discovers that human nature has remained unchanged, in an expanded version of an original Asimov story...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1992

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1991

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    Fantasy

    Nov-1991

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1991

    Ace Books, 1991. Mass market paperback original. Anthology of 9 stories set on Mars, that were first published in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine. Authors include Allen Steele, Ian McDonald, Kim Stanley Robinson and others....

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1991

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-1991

    From Isaac Asimov, the Hugo Award-winning Grand Master of Science Fiction whose name is synonymous with the science of robotics, comes five decades of robot visions: thirty-four landmark stories and essays—including three rare tales—gathered toge...

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-1991

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1990

    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....

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    Fantasy

    1990

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    Science Fiction

    1990

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    Suspense

    Jan-1990

    Each month the Black Widowers, an urbane club of cerebral adventurers, meet at the Milano Restaurant for dinner. And each month a single guest is invited and subjected to a genial but intense grilling on the meaning of his existence. Inevitably the g...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1989

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-1989

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1989

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    Suspense

    May-1989

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    Horror

    Apr-1989

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    Science Fiction

    1989

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    Fantasy

    1989

    The three laws of Robotics:1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm2) A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.3) A robot...

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    Science Fiction

    1989

    In this trilogy, Lije Bailey, who is filled with all Earth's prejudices against robots and spacers, must learn to work together with a seemingly human robot to solve crimes that threaten the fragile link between Earth and space...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1988

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    Fantasy

    Oct-1988

    MEET AZAZEL... He's two centimeters tall. He's fiery red. He has magical powers strong enough to wreck a normal human's life...all with the best intentions, of course. George Bitternut, an eccentric linguist and deadbeat, stumbles onto an ancie...

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-1988

    Eleven stories--by Piers Anthony, R.A. Lafferty, James E. Gunn, and others--focus on the lives and motives of extraterrestrials on Earth, their adustment to human society, and their impact on human life...

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-1988

    A fabulous adventure into the last frontier of man!Attention! This is the last message you will receive until your mission is completed. You have sixty minutes once miniaturization is complete. You must be out of Benes’ body before then. If not, yo...

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    Science Fiction

    May-1988

    Foundation Prequels - 1

    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 c...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1988

    Isaac Asimov Best Science Fiction (Signet) - The Universe That Asimov Built ! Isaac Asimov is a name that immediately evokes images of robots and intersteller empires, of super computers and of daring missions.......

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    Fantasy

    1988

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    Science Fiction

    1988

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    Fantasy

    1988

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1987

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1987

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-1987

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1986

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1986

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-1986

    Legendary American adventurer and explorer Charles Burton Irwin, accompanied by his wife and children, builds a new life on the Western frontier, from the era of wagon trains and cattle drives to the dawn of the railroads...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1986

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1986

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    Fantasy

    1986

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    Space Opera

    1986

    Foundation - 5

    FOUNDATION'S END? Centuries after the fall of the First Galactic Empire, Mankind's destiny lay in the hands of Golan Trevize, former Councilman of the First Foundation. Reluctantly he chose the mental unity of Galaxia as the only alternative to a ...

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    Science Fiction

    1986

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1986

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1985

    2nd in series, preceded by Tales of the Black Widowers, and followed by Casebook of the Black Widowers and others. Collects 12 stories with an introduction. Contents: Introduction, essay by Isaac Asimov. Stories: When No Man Pursueth; Quicker Than th...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1985

    Stories tell of the last survivor of an alien purge, a time traveler, an immortal who outlives all of his companions, a scientist who tries to postpone the end of his race, and an individual who stays behind when Earth is abandoned...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-1985

    First Printing Good. No Jacket Not Large Print Science Fiction. 9 Oz. Light shelf and corner wear, inside pages clean but yellowed, yellowing to outside page edges, some turning wrinkles and creases. No Jacket...

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    General Fiction

    May-1985

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    Fantasy

    1985

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    Fantasy

    1985

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    Science Fiction

    1985

    tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow... and every one brings us awesome new wonders, heart-stopping new adventures. Dr. Asimov shows us the Olympics, 21st-century style... a suicidal computer... a child who found a mother -- 40,000 years too late... an...

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    Science Fiction

    1985

    OLIVAW'S TWIST Two hundred years after his humiliating defeat at the hands of the Earthman Elijah Baley, Kelden Amadiro still dreamed of revenge. Now, finally, he set into motion a plot that would totally destroy the planet Earth. But Amadiro h...

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    Fantasy

    1985

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-1984

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1984

    Drawing on Asimov's third hundred works, this anthology is divided into subject categories, including astronomy, physics, biology, humor, history, and science fiction, and features background pieces that discuss the germination of the writings and th...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-1984

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1984

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1984

    Eleven stories--by Piers Anthony, R.A. Lafferty, James E. Gunn, and others--focus on the lives and motives of extraterrestrials on Earth, their adjustment to human society, and their impact on human life...

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    Suspense

    Aug-1984

    Six distinguished gentlemen (Ph.D.'s all) and one invited guest dine monthly at New York's elegant Milano restaurant. The Black Widowers, whose number includes the peerless waiter, Henry, have an uncanny ability to elicit from each guest a story that...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1984

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    Science Fiction

    1984

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1983

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-1983

    The Galactic Empire Novels - 2

    High above the planet Florinia, the Squires of Sark live in unimaginable wealth and comfort. Down in the eternal spring of the planet, however, the native Florinians labor ceaselessly to produce the precious kyrt that brings prosperity to their Sarki...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1983

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1983

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    Suspense

    Aug-1983

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1983

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1983

    Asimov at his best! A 21-story salute featuring:* A levitating professor* Alien traders bringing something to sell* A black hole hurtling toward Earth* The universe being created* And many other matters of great import!...

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    Science Fiction

    1983

    A Lije Baley & R. Daneel Olivaw Novel -

    A MOST DANGEROUS BALEYWICK A puzzling case of roboticide takes New York Detective Elijah Baley from Earth to the planet Aurora, where humans and robots have, till now, always coexisted in perfect harmony. Only the gifted roboticist Han Fastolfe...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1982

    This collection of four famous science fiction tales masterfully exemplifies author Isaac Asimov's ability to create quickly a believable human milieu in the midst of alien circumstances. Each of the long stores also shows his considerable skill in f...

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    Space Opera

    Jun-1982

    Foundation - 4

    BEYOND THE SELDON PLAN Hari Seldon, the great psychohistorian, set up the Foundation to bypass millennia of barbarism and bring about a Second Empire in a mere thousand years. Now, 498 years after its founding, the Foundation seemed to be followin...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1982

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    Fantasy

    Feb-1982

    Such writers as A.E. van Vogt, Sharon Webb, Barry Malzberg, and Gordon R. Dickson explore the future and the solar system in a collection of stories presented in the form of diaries, memos, and letters...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1982

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1982

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1981

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1981

    Isaac Asimov, scientist, author, and Earth-dweller, explores the many potential natural and man-made catastrophes that could change life as we know it, or erase us from the face of the Earth.   Natural properties and laws might change at any time, r...

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    Suspense

    Aug-1981

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    Fantasy

    Jul-1981

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1981

    A collection of essays by a master of science fiction is devoted to a discussion of the nature, characteristics, and function of science-fiction writing, including information on authors, works, and themes...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1980

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1980

    Gareth Stevens is proud to present a completely updated and revised edition of our highly acclaimed Iassc Asimov's New Library of the Universe. A re-worked text throughout relects the latest discoveries and theories, and the most up-to-the-minute new...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1980

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1980

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1980

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    Suspense

    Jan-1980

    A DOZEN MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, MURDER, AND UNEARTHLY DETECTION! Every month, the Black Widowers convene for sumptuous food, fine wine, and a cosmically, baffling mystery. Attended by Henry, the all- knowing waiter, these gentle rogues ponder su...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1979

    Asimov, Greenberg, and Waugh bring together their favorite stories about the sun, the moon, and the planets and preface each with a discussion of what is known now and what was known when the story was originally written...

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    General Fiction

    1979

    Opus 200 is Isaac Asimov's joint two-hundredth book, along with his autobiography In Memory Yet Green. Asimov chose to celebrate the publication of his two hundredth book by writing about his previous 198 books, including excerpts from short stories ...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1978

    Three classics that heralded the advent of a master of science fiction PEBBLE IN THE SKY Joseph Schwartz is hurled into the future by some mysterious effect of fissioning uranium. He emerges into a strange and eerie world -- a radioactive Earth in t...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1978

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1978

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1976

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1976

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    Suspense

    1976

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1976

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1975

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    Science Fiction

    May-1975

    DOOMED PLANET They called him 'Crazy Rik' - but only he knew that the planet was doomed with all its people. The only key to the vital information that could save it was locked in the subconscious memory of this strange, child-minded man...a memory o...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1975

    Newly arrived on Planet Anderson Two just before Christmas, Jonathan is warned about the dangerous native inhabitants but an accidental meeting with one of the natives convinces him that they are friendly and peaceful....

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1974

    Fawcett Crest, 1976, paperback. One of several printings. Includes a bibliography, an introduction by Asimov, and these STORIES: Marooned Off Vesta (1939); Nightfall (1941); The C-Chute (1951); The Martian Way (1952); The Deep (1952); The Fun They Ha...

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    Science Fiction

    1973

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1972

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    Science Fiction

    May-1972

    In the twenty-second century Earth obtains limitless, free energy from a source science little understands: an exchange between Earth and a parallel universe, using a process devised by the aliens. But even free energy has a price. The transference p...

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    General Fiction

    1970

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1969

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1969

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    General Fiction

    1968

    Front cover has a top and bottom corner creases. Slight edge wear and back cover also has a little crease. Top edge has a small roller stamp. Some age fading. Ships very quickly and packaged carefully!...

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    Suspense

    1958

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1958

    Marshall Zebatinsky was embarrassed. He, a nuclear physicist, visiting a numerologist in the hopes of furthering his career―to be famous. Was he so desperate for advancement that he would resort to the superstition, or worse fakery, of a numerologi...

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    Science Fiction

    1957

    A Lije Baley & R. Daneel Olivaw Novel - 2

    MURDER IN PARADISE Solaria was a beautiful planet, but a sparsely settled one. The Solarians had so isolated themselves that direct contact with others was almost unbearable, and all interpersonal dealings were conducted by solid-seeming trimensional...

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    Science Fiction

    1954

    A Lije Baley & R. Daneel Olivaw Novel - 1

    THE AGORAPHOBIC BALEY and the POSITRONIC COP It was bad enough when Lije Baley, a simple plainclothes cop, was ordered to solve a totally baffling mystery -- the murder of a prominent Spacer. It was worse when he found that the smug, self-satisfied S...

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    Space Opera

    1953

    Foundation - 3

    It happened this way: In the distant future, Man spread to a million worlds circling the blazing suns of the Milky Way -- Earthmen and aliens formed vast units, seething with old lusts and new passions...and the pattern of history repeated itse...

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    Space Opera

    1952

    Foundation - 2

    THE BIG AND THE LITTLE When the Galactic Empire began dying, the great psycho historian Hari Sheldon set up the Foundation to preserve human culture and shorten 30,000 years of chaotic barbarism to a mere millennium. Located on a bleak world at the...

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    Space Opera

    1951

    Foundation - 1

    For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire had ruled supreme. Now it was dying. But only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, could see into the future--a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that would last...

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    Science Fiction

    1951

    The Galactic Empire Novels - 1

    ONE AGAINST TYRANN Someone was trying to kill Biron Farril, just as someone had murdered his father. And behind that threat lay all the might of Tyrann -- Tyrann, the ruthless, barbaric Empire that was ravaging and absorbing all of the Nebular Kingdo...

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-1950

    The Galactic Empire Novels - 3

    EARTH, GHE TTO WORLD! One moment Joseph Schwartz was a happily retired tailor in Chicago,1949. The next he was a helpless stranger on the Earth during the heyday of the Galactic Empire. Earth, as he soon learned, was a backwater world, despised...

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    Science Fiction

    1950

    ROBOPSYCHOLOGIST Dr. Susan Calvin had seen it all when it came to robots. As a girl she had seen the early models -- mute and totally faithful. She joined U.S. Robots and Mechanical Men, Inc. when they began adapting Earth robots for work in space --...

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    Fantasy

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    Science Fiction

    First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, yellow cloth spine with metallic lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean an...

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    Science Fiction

    1984 Signet Classic mass market paperback. Edited by Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh. Sci-fi anthology includes stories by Asimov, George R.R. Martin, L. Sprague de Camp, Mike Resnick, Arthur C. Clarke. Alan Dean Foster and oth...

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    General Fiction

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    Fantasy

    Stories deal with a magician's quest, a man who changes into an elephant, sorcerers, werewolves, storytellers, a magical necklace, ancient monsters revived by a spell, a daring rescue, and a mysterious wall...

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    Science Fiction

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    Science Fiction

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