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The Stars, Like Dust

January–March 1951, serialised in Galaxy Science Fiction

< First edition, 1951

Doubleday

Hardcover, 218 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  'Trantorian Empire' series #2.

>   Library edition

Исаак Азимов  |  Isaac Asimov

Legal name:  Исаак Азимов

Transliterated name:  Asimov, Isaac

Birth place:  Petrovichi, Smolensk, Russia

Birth date:  2 January 1920

Death date:  6 April 1992

Language:  English

Bibliographic comments:  See also under Non-fiction. Only Asimov’s fiction and autobiographical writings are listed here, in

chronological order of publication. Also as by Paul French.

Biographic comments:  Became a US citizen in 1928.

Novels

Pebble in the Sky

1950

<  First edition, 19 January 1950

Doubleday

Hardcover, 223 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  'Trantorian Empire' series #1.

>   Library edition

Collections

Foundation

1951

<  First edition, 30 August 1951

Gnome Press

Hardcover, 255 pages

$2.75

Notes:

  •  'Foundation' series #1.

>   Library edition

Fiction: The Psychohistorians  //  The Encyclopedists  //  The Mayors  //  The Traders  //  The Merchant Princes

Foundation and Empire

1952

<  First edition, 1952

Gnome Press

Hardcover, 247 pages

$2.75

Notes:

  •  'Foundation' series #2.

Fiction: The General  //  The Mule

Second Foundation

1953

<  First edition, 15 May 1953

Gnome Press

Hardcover, x+210 pages

$2.75

Notes:

  •  'Foundation' series #3.

Fiction: Search by the Mule  //  Search by the Foundation

I, Robot

1950

<  First edition, 1950

Gnome Press

Hardcover, 253 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  'Positronic Robot' series.

Fiction: Catch That Rabbit  //  Escape!  //  Evidence  //  Introduction  //  Liar!  //  Little Lost Robot  //  Reason  //  Robbie  

//  Runaround  //  The Evitable Conflict

The Currents of Space

1952

<  First edition, 1952

Doubleday

Hardcover, 217 pages

$2.75

Notes:

  •  'Trantorian Empire' series #3.

David Starr: Space Ranger

1952

<  First edition, February 1952

Doubleday

Hardcover, 186 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #1, originally as by Paul French.

>   Library edition

Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids

1953

<  First edition, November 1953

Doubleday

Hardcover, 188 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #2, originally as by Paul French.

>   Library edition

Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus

1954

<  First edition, 1954

Doubleday

Hardcover, 186 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #3, originally as by Paul French (published out of sequence as #4 in the first NEL editions).

Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury

1956

<  First edition, 1956

Doubleday

Hardcover, 191 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #4, originally as by Paul French (published out of sequence as #3 in the first NEL editions).

Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter

1957

<  First edition, 1957

Doubleday

Hardcover, 192 pages

$2.75

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #5, originally as by Paul French (published out of sequence as #6 in the first NEL editions).

Lucky Starr and the Rings of Saturn

1958

<  First edition, September 1958

Doubleday

Hardcover, 179 pages

$2.75

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #6, originally as by Paul French (published out of sequence as #5 in the first NEL editions).

The End of Eternity

1955

< First edition, 25 August 1955

Doubleday

Hardcover, 191 pages

$2.95

Notes:

>   Library edition

The Gods Themselves

March–May 1972, serialised in Galaxy Magazine

<  First edition, May 1972

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-02701-X

Hardcover, 288 pages

$5.95

Notes:

  •  Winner of the 1972 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1973 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

Foundation’s Edge

1982

<  First edition, September 1982

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-17725-9

Hardcover, xi+367 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Foundation' series #4.

  •  Afterword by Isaac Asimov.

  •  Winner of the 1983 Locus Award and 1983 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

Foundation and Earth

1986

<  First edition, 3 October 1986

Doubleday & Company

ISBN 0-385-23312-4

Trade paperback, 356 pages

$16.95

Notes:

  •  'Foundation' series #5.

  •  Essay 'The Story Behind the Foundation' by Isaac Asimov.

The Complete Robot

1982

< First edition, 9 April 1982

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-17724-0

Hardcover, xiv+557 pages

$19.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

  •  'Positronic Robot' series.

>   Library edition

Fiction: A Boy's Best Friend  //  Sally  //  Someday  //  Point of View  //  Think!  //  True Love  //  Robot AL-76 Goes

Astray  //  Victory Unintentional  //  Stranger in Paradise  //  Light Verse  //  Segregationist  //  Robbie  //  Let's Get

Together  //  Mirror Image  //  The Tercentenary Incident  //  First Law  //  Runaround  //  Reason  //  Catch That Rabbit  

//  Liar!  //  Satisfaction Guaranteed  //  Lenny  //  Galley Slave  //  Little Lost Robot  //  Risk  //  Escape!  //  Evidence  //  

The Evitable Conflict  //  Feminine Intuition  //  ...That Thou Art Mindful of Him  //  The Bicentennial Man

Essays: Some Non-Human Robots  //  Some Immobile Robots  //  Some Metallic Robots  //  Some Humanoid Robots  

//  Powell and Donovan  //  Susan Calvin  //  Two Climaxes  //  A Last Word

Eight Stories from The Rest of the Robots / The Rest of the Robots

1966

<  First edition, January 1966

Pyramid Books

Paperback, 159 pages

50¢

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

  •  'Positronic Robot' series.

  •  Re-issue of the omnibus The Rest of the Robots without the two novels, re-titled The Rest of the Robots in 1968.

Fiction: First Law  //  Galley Slave  //  Lenny  //  Let's Get Together  //  Risk  //  Robot AL-76 Goes Astray  //  Satisfaction

Guaranteed  //  Victory Unintentional

The Caves of Steel

October–December 1953, serialised in Galaxy Science Fiction

<  First edition, February 1954

Doubleday

Hardcover, 224 pages

$2.95

Notes:

  •  'Positronic Robot' / 'Elijah Bailey/R. Daneel Olivaw' series #1.

The Naked Sun

October–December 1956, serialised in Astounding Science Fiction

<  First edition, January 1957

Doubleday

Hardcover, 187 pages

$2.95

Notes:

  •  'Positronic Robot' / 'Elijah Bailey/R. Daneel Olivaw' series #2.

The Robots of Dawn

1983

<  First edition, October 1983

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-18400-X

Hardcover, 419 pages

$15.95

Notes:

  •  'Positronic Robot' / 'Elijah Bailey/R. Daneel Olivaw' series #3.

Robots and Empire

1985

<  First edition, September 1985

Doubleday & Company

ISBN 0-385-19092-1

Hardcover, 383 pages

$16.95

Notes:

  •  'Positronic Robot' / 'Elijah Bailey/R. Daneel Olivaw' series #4.

Azazel

1988

<  First edition, November 1988

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-24410-X

Hardcover, xiii+221 pages

$16.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

>   Library edition

Fiction: The Two-Centimeter Demon  //  One Night of Song  //  The Smile That Loses  //  To the Victor  //  The Dim

Rumble  //  Saving Humanity  //  A Matter of Principle  //  The Evil Drink Does  //  Writing Time  //  Dashing Through the

Snow  //  Logic Is Logic  //  He Travels the Fastest  //  The Eye of the Beholder  //  More Things in Heaven and Earth  //  

The Mind's Construction  //  The Fights of Spring  //  Galatea  //  Flight of Fancy

Fantastic Voyage

1966

<  First edition, March 1966

Houghton Mifflin

Hardcover, 239 pages

$3.95

Notes:

  •  'Fantastic Voyage' series #1.

  •  Novelisation of the film, based on a screenplay by Harry Kleiner from the original story by Otto Klement and Jay

      Lewis Bixby.

Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain

1987

<  First edition, September 1987

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-23926-2

Hardcover, 332 pages

$18.95

Notes:

  •  'Fantastic Voyage' series #2.

Norby the Mixed-Up Robot

with Janet Asimov

1983

<  First edition, September 1983

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6495-9

Hardcover, 96 pages

$9.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #1.

Norby’s Other Secret

with Janet Asimov

1984

<  First edition, May 1984

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6525-4

Hardcover, 138 pages

$10.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #2.

Norby and the Lost Princess

with Janet Asimov

1985

<  First edition, May 1985

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6583-1

Hardcover, 129 pages

$10.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #3.

Norby and the Invaders

with Janet Asimov

1985

<  First edition, November 1985

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6599-8

Hardcover, 138 pages

$10.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #4.

Norby and the Queen’s Necklace

with Janet Asimov

1986

<  First edition, December 1986

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6659-5

Hardcover, 144 pages

$11.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #5.

Norby Finds a Villain

with Janet Asimov

1987

<  First edition, September 1987

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6710-9

Hardcover, 102 pages

$12.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #6.

Norby Down to Earth

with Janet Asimov

1989

<  First edition, February 1989

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6866-0

Hardcover, 107 pages

$12.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #7.

Norby and Yobo’s Great Adventure

with Janet Asimov

1989

<  First edition, September 1989

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6893-8

Hardcover, 100 pages

$12.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #8.

Norby and the Oldest Dragon

with Janet Asimov

1990

<  First edition, May 1990

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6909-8

Hardcover, 110 pages

$14.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #9.

Norby and the Court Jester

with Janet Asimov

1991

<  First edition, November 1991

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-8131-4

Hardcover, 118 pages

$14.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #10.

  •  The final novel in the series, Norby and the Terrified Taxi ( #11), was authored by Janet Asimov only.

Non-fiction

Yours, Isaac Asimov: A Lifetime of Letters

1995

<  First edition, 1995

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-47622-1

Hardcover, 332 pages

$24.95

Notes:

  •  Edited by Stanley Asimov.

It’s Been a Good Life

with Janet Asimov

2002

<  First edition, March 2002

Prometheus Books

ISBN 1-57392-968-9

Hardcover, 309 pages

No cover price

Notes:

  •  Edited by Janet Jeppson Asimov.

  •  'The Last Question' is included as Asimov's personal favourite story.

Fiction: The Last Question

I. Asimov: A Memoir

1994

<  1995 edition, 4th printing

Bantam Spectra

ISBN 0-553-56997-X

Paperback, xii+578 pages

$7.99 / C$11.99

Notes:

  •  Edited by Stanley Asimov.

>   Library edition

The Complete Stories: Volume 1

1990

<  First edition, November 1990

Doubleday Foundation

ISBN 0-385-41606-7

Hardcover, viii+614 pages

$22.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: The Dead Past  //  Franchise  //  Gimmicks Three  //  Kid Stuff  //  The Watery Place  //  Living Space  //  The

Message  //  Satisfaction Guaranteed  //  Hell-Fire  //  The Last Trump  //  The Fun They Had  //  Jokester  ///  The

Immortal Bard  //  Someday  //  Dreaming Is a Private Thing  //  Profession  //  The Feeling of Power  //  The Dying

Night  //  I'm in Marsport Without Hilda  //  The Gentle Vultures  //  All the Troubles of the World  //  Spell My Name with

an S  //  The Last Question  //  The Ugly Little Boy  //  Nightfall  //  Green Patches  //  Hostess  //  Breeds There a

Man...?  //  The C-Chute  //  "In a Good Cause—"  //  What If...  //  Sally  //  Flies  //  "Nobody Here But—"  //  It's Such a

Beautiful Day  //  Strikebreaker  //  Insert Knob A in Hole B  //  The Up-to-Date Sorcerer  //  Unto the Fourth Generation  

//  What Is This Thing Called Love?  //  The Machine That Won the War  //  My Son, the Physicist!   //  Eyes Do More

Than See  //  Segregationist

Poetry: The Foundation of S. F. Success  //  The Author's Ordeal  //  I Just Make Them Up, See!  //  Rejection Slips

The Complete Stories: Volume 2 [UK]

1994

<  First edition, January 1994

HarperCollins

ISBN 0-00-224150-1

Hardcover, 550 pages

£16.99

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: Not Final! //  The Hazing  //  Death Sentence  //  Blind Alley  //  Evidence  //  The Red Queen's Race  //  Day of

the Hunters  //  The Deep  //  The Martian Way  //  The Monkey's Finger  //  The Singing Bell  //  The Talking Stone  //  

Each an Explorer  //  Let's Get Together  //  Pâté de Foie Gras  //  Galley Slave  //  Lenny  //  A Loint of Paw  //  A Statue

for Father  //  Anniversary  //  Obituary  //  Rain, Rain, Go Away  //  Star Light  //  Founding Father  //  The Key  //  The

Billiard Ball  //  Exile to Hell  //  Key Item  //  Feminine Intuition  //  The Greatest Asset  //  Mirror Image  //  Take a Match  

//  Light Verse  //  Stranger in Paradise  //  That Thou Art Mindful of Him  //  The Life and Times of Multivac  //  The

Bicentennial Man  //  Marching In  //  Old-Fashioned  //  The Tercentenary Incident

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Nemesis

1989

<  First edition, October 1989

Doubleday Foundation

ISBN 0-385-24792-3

Hardcover, [16]+364 pages

$18.95

Notes:

  •  Author's Note by Isaac Asimov.

Nightfall

with Robert Silverberg

1990

<  First edition, June 1990

Gollancz

ISBN 0-575-04698-8

Hardcover, 352 pages

£13.95

Notes:

  •  Expanded from Asimov's short story 'Nightfall'.

  •  Essay 'To the Reader' by Isaac Asimov.

>   Library edition

Child of Time

with Robert Silverberg

1991

<  First edition, August 1991

Gollancz

ISBN 0-575-04699-6

Hardcover, 302 pages

£14.99

Notes:

  •  Expanded from Asimov's short story 'Lastborn / The Ugly Little Boy'.

In Memory Yet Green: The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov, 1920–1954

1972

< First edition, February 1972

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-13679-X

Hardcover, ix+732 pages

$15.95

Notes:

In Joy Still Felt: The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov, 1954–1978

1980

< First edition, April 1980

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-15544-1

Hardcover, x+828 pages

$19.95

Notes:

  •  Winner of the 1981 Locus Award for Best Related Non-fiction.

Omnibus editions

The Rest of the Robots

1964

< First edition, November 1964

Doubleday

Hardcover, xiii+556 pages

$5.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

  •  'Positronic Robot' series.

  •  The eight short fiction works in this omnibus were published separately in 1966 as Eight Stories from The Rest of

      the Robots. That collection was later re-titled as The Rest of the Robots but did not restore the two novels.

Fiction: The Caves of Steel (1953)  //  The Naked Sun (1956)  //  First Law  //  Galley Slave  //  Lenny  //  Let's Get

Together  //  Risk  //  Robot AL-76 Goes Astray  //  Satisfaction Guaranteed  //  Victory Unintentional

Opus 100

1969

<  First edition, 16 October 1969

Houghton Mifflin

Hardcover, xv+318 pages

$5.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: Robbie  //  Excerpt from The Callistan Menace  //  Excerpt from Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter  //  

Excerpt from Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus  //  Excerpt from The Martian Way  //  Excerpt from Strange

Playfellow  //  Excerpt from Liar!' //  Excerpt from Runaround  //  Excerpt from I, Robot  //  The Last Question  //  The

Feeling of Power  //  Excerpt from Superneutron  //  Thiotimoline and the Space Age  //  Excerpt from The Dead Hand  

//  Dreamworld  //  The Holmes-Ginsbook Device

Essays: Galileo  //  Excerpt from View from Amalthea  //  Excerpt from The Universe  //  Excerpt from Galaxies  //  

Excerpt from The Perfect Machine  //  Excerpt from The Intelligent Man's Guide to Science  //  Excerpt from Realm of

Numbers  //  Excerpt from Quick and Easy Math  //  Excerpt from Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science  //  

Excerpt from Only a Trillion  //  Excerpt from The Neutrino  //  Excerpt from The Sound of Panting  //  Excerpt from

Biochemistry and Human Metabolism  //  Excerpt from The Chemicals of Life  //  Excerpt from The Noble Gasses  //  

Excerpt from The Wellsprings of Life  //  Excerpt from The Kinetics of the Reaction Inactivation of Tyrosinase during its

Catalysis of the Aerobic Oxidation of Catechol  //  Excerpt from Photosynthesis  //  Excerpt from Words of Science  //  

Excerpt from Words on the Map  //  Excerpt from Words from History  //  Excerpt from The Greeks  //  Excerpt from The

Roman Republic  //  Excerpt from The Egyptians  //  Excerpt from The Near East  //  Excerpt from There's Nothing Like

a Good Foundation  //  Excerpt from Asimov's Guide to the Bible  //  Twelve Point Three Six Nine  //  Excerpt from Isaac

Asimov Explains (Force Fields)  //  Excerpt from Isaac Asimov Explains (Irresistible Force)  //  On Prediction  //  An

Uncompromising View  //  Appendix: My Hundred Books

The Martian Way and Other Stories

1955

<  First edition, 1955

Doubleday

Hardcover, 222 pages

$3.95

Notes:

Fiction: The Martian Way  //  Youth  //  The Deep  //  Sucker Bait

Earth Is Room Enough

1957

<  First edition, 10 October 1957

Doubleday

Hardcover, 192 pages

$2.95

Notes:

Fiction: The Dead Past  //  Franchise  //  Gimmicks Three  //  Kid Stuff  //  The Watery Place  //  Living Space  //  The

Message  //  Satisfaction Guaranteed  //  Hell-Fire  //  The Last Trump  //  The Fun They Had  //  Jokester  //  The

Immortal Bard  //  Someday  //  Dreaming Is a Private Thing

Poetry: The Foundation of S. F. Success  //  The Author's Ordeal

Nine Tomorrows

1959

<  First edition, February 1959

Doubleday

Hardcover, 236 pages

$3.50

Notes:

Fiction: The Ugly Little Boy  //  The Last Question  //  The Feeling of Power  //  Profession  //  All the Troubles of the

World  //  The Dying Night  //  The Gentle Vultures  //  I'm in Marsport Without Hilda  //  Spell My Name with an S  //  

Rejection Slips

Poetry: I Just Make Them Up, See!

Through a Glass, Clearly

1967

<  First edition, April 1967

Four Square Books

Catalogue ID: 1866

Paperback, 124 pages

3/6 and others

Notes:

Fiction: Belief  //  Breeds There a Man...?  //  It's Such a Beautiful Day  //  The C-Chute

Asimov’s Mysteries

1968

<  First edition, 1968

Doubleday

Hardcover, xi+228 pages

$4.50

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: The Singing Bell  //  The Talking Stone  //  What's in a Name  //  The Dying Night  //  Pâté de Foie Gras  //  The

Dust of Death  //  A Loint of Paw  //  I'm in Marsport Without Hilda  //  Marooned Off Vesta  //  Anniversary  //  Obituary  

//  Star Light  //  The Key  //  The Billiard Ball

Nightfall and Other Stories

1969

<  First edition, 1969

Doubleday

Hardcover, xi+228 pages

$4.50

Notes:

  •  Split into two titles Nightfall One and Nightfall Two for UK publication.

Fiction: What Is This Thing Called Love?  //  Strikebreaker  //  Sally  //  Nightfall  //  Segregationist  //  Eyes Do More

Than See  //  Green Patches  //  Hostess  //  Breeds There a Man...?  //  Flies  //  The Up-to-Date Sorcerer  //  Unto the

Fourth Generation  //  The Machine That Won the War  //  My Son, the Physicist!  //  It's Such a Beautiful Day  //  Insert

Knob A in Hole B  //  "In a Good Cause—"  //  What If—  //  The C-Chute  //  "Nobody Here But—"

The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying

1972

<  First edition, September 1972

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-03979-4

Hardcover, viii+540 pages

$10.00

Notes:

  •  Split into three titles The Early Asimov Volume 1,  The Early Asimov Volume 2 and The Early Asimov Volume 3 for

      UK publication.

  •  Essays 'Biographical Comments' and 'Appendix: The Sixty Stories of the Campbell Years' by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: The Callistan Menace  //  Ring Around the Sun  //  The Magnificent Possession  //  Trends  //  The Weapon Too

Dreadful to Use  //  Black Friar of the Flame  //  Half-Breed  //  The Secret Sense  //  Homo Sol  //  Half-Breeds on Venus  

//  The Imaginary  //  Heredity  //  History  //  Christmas on Ganymede  //  The Little Man on the Subway  //  The Hazing  

//  Super-Neutron  //  Not Final!  //  Legal Rites  //  Time Pussy  //  Author! Author!  //  Death Sentence  //  Blind Alley  //  

No Connection  //  The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline  //  The Red Queen's Race  //  Mother

Earth

Have You Seen These?

1974

<  First edition, 1 March 1974

NESFA Press

ISBN 0-385-03979-4

Hardcover, 94 pages

$5.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: Day of the Hunters  //  Shah Guido G.  //  The Monkey's Fingers  //  Everest   //  The Pause  //  Blank!  //  Silly

Asses  //  Rain, Rain, Go Away

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1975

<  First edition, September 1975

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-05077-1

Hardcover, 206 pages

$5.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: Darwinian Pool Room  //  Day of the Hunters  //  Shah Guido G.  //  Button, Button  //  The Monkey's Finger  //  

Everest  //  The Pause  //  Let's Not  //  Each an Explorer  //  Blank!  //  Does a Bee Care?  //  Silly Asses  //  Buy Jupiter!  

//  A Statue for Father  //  Rain, Rain, Go Away  //  Founding Father  //  Exile to Hell  //  Key Item  //  The Proper Study  //  

2430 A.D.  //  The Greatest Asset  //  Take a Match  //  Thiotimoline to the Stars  //  Light Verse

The Dream, Benjamin’s Dream and Benjamin’s Bicentennial Blast

1975

<  First edition, 17 January 1976

Printer’s Union of New York

No ISBN

Hardcover, 51 pages

No cover price

Notes:

  •  Foreword by Charles V. Morris.

  •  Illustrated by John DePol.

Fiction: The Dream  //  Benjamin's Dream  //  Benjamin's Bicentennial Blast

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The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories

1976

<  First edition, August 1976

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-12198-9

Hardcover, 211 pages

$6.95

Notes:

Fiction: Feminine Intuition  //  Waterclap  //  That Thou Art Mindful of Him  //  Stranger in Paradise  //  The Life and

Times of Multivac  //  The Winnowing  //  The Bicentennial Man  //  Marching In  //  Old-Fashioned  //  The Tercentenary

Incident  //  Birth of a Notion

Poetry: The Prime of Life

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The Best of Isaac Asimov

1973

<  First edition, March 1973

Sphere

ISBN 0-7221-1254-8

Paperback, 336 pages

£0.40

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: Marooned Off Vesta  //  Nightfall  //  The C-Chute  //  The Martian Way  //  The Deep  //  The Fun They Had  //  

The Last Question  //  The Dead Past  //  The Dying Night  //  Anniversary  //  The Billiard Ball  //  Mirror Image

The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov

1986

< First edition, August 1986

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-19782-9

Hardcover, xiv+320 pages

$17.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: All the Troubles of the World  //  A Loint of Paw  //  The Dead Past  //  Death of a Foy  //  Dreaming Is a Private

Thing  //  Dreamworld  //  Eyes Do More Than See  //  The Feeling of Power  //  Flies  //  Found!  //  The Foundation of

Science Fiction Success  //  Franchise  //  The Fun They Had  //  How It Happened  //  I Just Make Them Up, See!  //  

I'm in Marsport Without Hilda  //  The Immortal Bard  //  It's Such a Beautiful Day  //  Jokester  //  The Last Answer  //  

The Last Question  //  My Son, the Physicist!  //  Obituary  //  Spell My Name with an S  //  Strikebreaker  //  Sure Thing  

//  The Ugly Little Boy  //  Unto the Fourth Generation

Opus 200

1979

<  First edition, March 1979

Houghton Mifflin

ISBN 0-395-27625-X

Hardcover, xiii+329 pages

$10.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: Excerpt from The Gods Themselves  //  The Bicentennial Man  //  Good Taste  //  The Dream  //  Light Verse  //  

Earthset and Evening Star  //  The Thirteenth Day of Christmas  //  Excerpt from Murder at the ABA  //  

Essays: Excerpt from ABC's of Space  //  Excerpt from How Did We Find Out About Comets?  //  Excerpt from Comets

and Meteors  //  Excerpt from Alpha Centauri, the Nearest Star  //  Excerpt from The Collapsing Universe //  Excerpt

from How Did We Find Out About Numbers?  //  Skewered!  //  Excerpt from Light  //  Excerpt from Please Explain  //  

Excerpt from Worlds Within Worlds  //  Excerpt from How Did We Find Out About Germs?  //  Excerpt from The Ends of

the Earth  //  Excerpt from More Words of Science  //  Excerpt from The Land of Canaan  //  Excerpt from The Shaping

of France  //  Excerpt from The Golden Door  // Excerpt from Eyes on the Universe  //  Lost in Non-Translation  //  The

Monsters We Have Lived With  //  Excerpt from Isaac Asimov's Treasury of Humor  //  Excerpt from The Sensuous Dirty

Old Man  //  Excerpt from Earth: Our Crowded Spaceship  //  Excerpt from Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare  //  Excerpt

from Asimov's Annotated "Don Juan"  //  Excerpt from Asimov's Annotated "Paradise Lost"  //  Excerpt from Familiar

Poems Annotated  //  Excerpt from The Tales of the Black Widowers  //  Excerpt from Before the Golden Age  //  Little

Brothers  //  My Second Hundred Books

Poetry: Well, Hardly Ever  //  Impatience  //  Shutting the Barn Door  //  You Mean  //  Reasons Enough  //  Emily Post  //  

Excerpt from Asimov's Sherlockian Limericks

3 by Asimov: Three Science Fiction Tales

1981

<  First edition, 1981

Targ Editions

No ISBN

Hardcover, 18 pages

No cover price

Notes:

  •  Limited edition of 250 signed copies.

Fiction: True Love  //  The Last Answer  //  Fair Exchange?

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The Winds of Change and Other Stories

1983

<  First edition, 18 March 1983

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-18099-3

Hardcover, xiii+269 pages

$15.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov; each story also has an individual short introduction.

Fiction: About Nothing  //  A Perfect Fit  //  Belief  //  Death of a Foy  //  Fair Exchange?  //  For the Birds  //  Found!  //  

Good Taste  //  How It Happened  //  Ideas Die Hard  //  Ignition Point!  //  It Is Coming  //  The Last Answer  //  The Last

Shuttle  //  Lest We Remember  //  Nothing for Nothing  //  One Night of Song  //  The Smile That Loses  //  Sure Thing  

//  To Tell at a Glance  //  The Winds of Change

The Edge of Tomorrow

1985

<  First edition, July 1985

Tor

ISBN 0-312-93200-6

Hardcover, xiv+462 pages

$15.95

Notes:

  •  Foreword by Ben Bova, Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: Unique Is Where You Find It  //  The Feeling of Power  //  Found!  //  Pâté de Foie Gras  //  Belief  //  The Billiard

Ball  //  The Winds of Change  //  The Dead Past  //  Breeds There a Man?  //  Nightfall  //  The Ugly Little Boy  //  The

Last Question

Essays: The Eureka Phenomenon  //  The Comet That Wasn't  //  Twinkle, Twinkle, Microwaves  //  The Bridge of the

Gods  //  Euclid's Fifth  //  The Plane Truth  //  The Figure of the Fastest  //  The Fateful Lightning  //  The Man Who

Massed the Earth  //  The Planet That Wasn't  //  The Three Who Died Too Soon  //  The Nobel Prize That Wasn't

Science Fiction by Asimov

1986

<  First edition, 1986

Davis Publications

No ISBN

Digest, 62 pages

No cover price

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

  •  Distributed free to new subscribers of Asimov's SF Magazine.

  •  Illustrated by Hank Janus.

Fiction: More Things in Heaven and Earth  //  Death of a Foy  //  Dashing Through the Snow  //  Potential  //  Eyes Do

More Than See  //  The Dim Rumble

Poetry: Rejection Slips

Opus 300

1984

<  First edition, December 1984

Houghton Mifflin

ISBN 0-395-36108-7

Hardcover, xv+377 pages

$18.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: Undetermined

Essays: Undetermined

The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov

1989

<  First edition, May 1989

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-24410-X

Hardcover, xiii+221 pages

$16.95

Notes:

  •  Edited by Martin H. Greenberg.

  •  Illustrated by Ron Lindahn and Val Lakey Lindahn.

Fiction: Marooned Off Vesta  //  Robbie  //  Nightfall  //  Runaround  //  Death Sentence  //  Catch That Rabbit  //  Blind

Alley  //  Evidence  //  Little Lost Robot  //  No Connection  //  The Red Queen's Race  //  Green Patches  //  Breeds

There a Man...?  //  The Martian Way  //  Sally  //  The Fun They Had  //  Franchise  //  The Last Question  //  Profession  

//  The Ugly Little Boy  //  Unto the Fourth Generation  //  Thiotimoline and the Space Age  //  The Machine That Won

the War  //  My Son, the Physicist!  //  Author! Author!  //  Eyes Do More Than See  //  The Key  //  The Billiard Ball  //  

Exile to Hell  //  Feminine Intuition  //  A Problem of Numbers  //  Mirror Image  //  Light Verse  //  —That Thou Art

Mindful of Him!?  //  Earthset and Evening Star  //  The Bicentennial Man  //  True Love  //  Found!  //  Nothing for

Nothing  //  For the Birds  //  Ignition Point!  //  Lest We Remember  //  Saving Humanity  //  Neither Brute Nor Human  

//  The Fourth Homonym  //  The Eye of the Beholder  //  The Quiet Place  //  I Love Little Pussy

Essays: T-Formation  //  Bill and I

The Alternate Asimovs

1986

<  First edition, 3 January 1986

Doubleday

ISBN 0-385-19784-5

Hardcover, xii+272 pages

$16.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: Grow Old Along with Me (novel)  //  The End of Eternity (novel)  //  Belief (first version)  //  Belief

Essays: Foreword (Grow Old Along with Me)  //  Foreword (The End of Eternity original version)  //  Foreword (Belief

(first version))  //  Foreword (Belief published version)

Robot Dreams

1986

< First edition, November 1986

Berkley Books

ISBN 0-425-09346-8

Hardcover, 349 pages

$50.00

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

  •  Illustrated by Ralph McQuarrie.

Fiction: Little Lost Robot  //  Robot Dreams  //  Breeds There a Man...?  //  Hostess  //  Sally  //  Strikebreaker  //  The

Machine That Won the War  //  Eyes Do More Than See  //  The Martian Way  //  Franchise  //  Jokester  //  The Last

Question  //  Does a Bee Care?  //  Light Verse  //  The Feeling of Power  //  Spell My Name with an S  //  The Ugly Little

Boy  //  The Billiard Ball  //  True Love  //  The Last Answer  //  Lest We Remember

The Complete Stories: Volume 2

1992

<  First edition, February 1992

Doubleday Foundation

ISBN 0-385-42078-1

Trade paperback, ix+550 pages

$14.00

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: Not Final! //  The Hazing  //  Death Sentence  //  Blind Alley  //  Evidence  //  The Red Queen's Race  //  Day of

the Hunters  //  The Deep  //  The Martian Way  //  The Monkey's Finger  //  The Singing Bell  //  The Talking Stone  //  

Each an Explorer  //  Let's Get Together  //  Pâté de Foie Gras  //  Galley Slave  //  Lenny  //  A Loint of Paw  //  A Statue

for Father  //  Anniversary  //  Obituary  //  Rain, Rain, Go Away  //  Star Light  //  Founding Father  //  The Key  //  The

Billiard Ball  //  Exile to Hell  //  Key Item  //  Feminine Intuition  //  The Greatest Asset  //  Mirror Image  //  Take a Match  

//  Light Verse  //  Stranger in Paradise  //  That Thou Art Mindful of Him  //  The Life and Times of Multivac  //  The

Bicentennial Man  //  Marching In  //  Old-Fashioned  //  The Tercentenary Incident

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The Complete Stories: Volume 1 [UK]

1992

<  First edition, February 1992

HarperCollins

ISBN 0-00-647647-3

Hardcover, 614 pages

£15.99

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

  •  The first half of the 1990 US edition of The Complete Stories Volume 1.

Fiction: The Dead Past  //  Franchise  //  Gimmicks Three  //  Kid Stuff  //  The Watery Place  //  Living Space  //  The

Message  //  Satisfaction Guaranteed  //  Hell-Fire  //  The Last Trump  //  The Fun They Had  //  Jokester  ///  The

Immortal Bard  //  Someday  //  Dreaming Is a Private Thing  //  Profession  //  The Feeling of Power  //  The Dying

Night  //  I'm in Marsport Without Hilda  //  The Gentle Vultures  //  All the Troubles of the World  //  Spell My Name with

an S  //  The Last Question

Poetry: The Foundation of S. F. Success  //  The Author's Ordeal

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Robot Visions

1990

<  First edition, 3 April 1990

Roc / Penguin

ISBN 0-451-45000-0

Hardcover, x+482 pages

$18.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

  •  'Positronic Robot' series.

  •  Illustrated by Ralph McQuarrie.

Fiction: Robot Visions  //  Too Bad!   //  Robbie  //  Reason  //  Liar!  //  Runaround  //  Evidence  //  Little Lost Robot  //  

The Evitable Conflict  //  Feminine Intuition  //  The Bicentennial Man  //  Someday  //  Think!  //  Segregationist  //  

Mirror Image  //  Lenny  //  Galley Slave  //  Christmas Without Rodney

Essays: Robots I Have Known  //  The New Teachers  //  Whatever You Wish  //  The Friends We Make  //  Our

Intelligent Tools  //  The Laws of Robotics  //  Future Fantastic  //  The Machine and the Robot  //  The New Profession  

//  The Robot As Enemy?  //  Intelligences Together  //  My Robots  //  The Laws of Humanics  //  Cybernetic Organism  

//  The Sense of Humor  //  Robots in Combination

The Positronic Man

with Robert Silverberg

1992

<  First edition, November 1992

Gollancz

ISBN 0-575-04700-3

Hardcover, 223 pages

£14.99

Notes:

  •  Based on Asimov's novelette 'The Bicentennial Man'.

  •  'Positronic Robot' series.

Prelude to Foundation

1988

<  First edition, May 1988

Doubleday Foundation

ISBN 0-385-23313-2

Hardcover, x+403 pages

$18.95

Notes:

  •  'Foundation' series #6.

Short fiction chapbooks

I, Robot: The Illustrated Screenplay

with Harlan Ellison

1994

< First edition, December 1994

Aspect / Warner Books

Hardcover, 271 pages

$14.99

Notes:

  •  Essay 'Harlan Ellison's I, Robot' by Isaac Asimov, and 'Me 'n' Isaac at the Movies: A Brief Memoir of Citizen Calvin'

      by Harlan Ellison.

  •  'Positronic Robot' series.

  •  Illustrated by Mark Zug.

Triangle

1961

< First edition, 2 June 1961

Doubleday

Hardcover, 516 pages

$4.95

Notes:

  •  'Trantorian Empire' trilogy.

Fiction: The Currents of Space (1952)  //  Pebble in the Sky (1950)  //  The Stars, Like Dust (1951)



The Norby Chronicles

with Janet Asimov

1986

<  April 1986, 1st edition

Ace Books

ISBN 0-8027-8642-1

Paperback, 185 pages

$2.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #1–2.



Norby: Robot for Hire

with Janet Asimov

1987

<  February 1987, 1st edition

Ace Books

ISBN 0-441-58635-X

Paperback, 203 pages

$2.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #3–4.



Norby Through Time and Space

with Janet Asimov

1988

<  September 1988, 1st edition

Ace Books

ISBN 0-441-58637-6

Paperback, 202 pages

$2.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #5–6.