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Isaac Asimov

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.

Isaac Asimov was born in Russia in 1920 and grew up in the USA. His fantastic career as a science fiction writer began in 1939 with the appearence of a short story 'Marooned Off Vesta', in Amazing Stories. He won the Hugo Award four times and the Nebula Award once. With nearly five hundred books to his name and several hundred articles, Asimov's output was prolific by any standards. He died in 1992 at the age of 72.
 
Bibliography 
 
Series
Empire
1. Pebble in the Sky (1950)
2. The Stars Like Dust (1951)
     aka The Rebellious Stars
3. The Currents of Space (1952)
 
Robot
I, Robot (1950)
The Rest of the Robots (1964)
Eight Stories from the Rest of the Robots (1966)
The Complete Robot (1982)
The Robot Collection (omnibus) (1983)
Robot Dreams (1986)
The Robot Novels (omnibus) (1988)
Robot Visions (1990)
 
Lucky Starr (writing as Paul French)
1. David Starr, Space Ranger (1952)
     aka Space Ranger
2. Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids (1954)
     aka Pirates of the Asteroids
3. Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus (1954)
     aka The Oceans of Venus
4. Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury (1956)
     aka The Big Sun of Mercury
5. Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter (1957)
     aka The Moons of Jupiter
6. Lucky Starr and the Rings of Saturn (1958)
     aka The Rings of Saturn
The Complete Adventures of Lucky Starr (omnibus) (2001)
 
R. Daneel Olivaw
1. The Caves of Steel (1954)
2. The Naked Sun (1956)
3. The Robots of Dawn (1983)
4. Robots and Empire (1985)
 
Black Widowers
Tales of the Black Widowers (1974)
More Tales of the Black Widowers (1976)
The Casebook of the Black Widowers (1980)
Banquets of The Black Widowers (1984)
Puzzles of the Black Widowers (1989)
The Return of the Black Widowers (2003)
Norby (with Janet Asimov)
Norby, the Mixed-up Robot (1983)
Norby's Other Secret (1984)
Norby and the Invaders (1985)
Norby and the Lost Princess (1985)
Norby and the Queen's Necklace (1986)
The Norby Chronicles (omnibus) (1986)
Norby Finds a Villain (1987)
Robot for Hire (1987)
Norby Through Time and Space (1988)
Norby and Yobo's Great Adventure (1989)
Norby Down to Earth (1989)
Norby and the Oldest Dragon (1990)
Norby and the Court Jester (1991)
 Novels
The End of Eternity (1955)
A Whiff of Death (1958)
     aka The Death Dealers
The Double Planet (1960)
Fantastic Voyage (1966)
The Gods Themselves (1972)
The Heavenly Host (1975)
Murder at the ABA (1976)
     aka Authorized Murder
Good Taste (1976)
Destination Brain: Fantastic Voyage II (1987)
Nemesis (1989)
Nightfall (1990) (with Robert Silverberg)
Child of Time (1991) (with Robert Silverberg)
The Positronic Man (1992) (with Robert Silverberg)
The Ugly Little Boy (1992) (with Robert Silverberg)
History of I-Botics: An Illustrated Novel (1997) (with James Chambers)
Collections
The Martian Way: And Other Stories (1955)
Earth Is Room Enough (1957)
Nine Tomorrows: Tales of the near future (1959)
Through a Glass, Clearly (1967)
Asimov's Mysteries (1968)
Nightfall and Other Stories (1969)
The Best New Thing (1971)
Nightfall Two (1971)
The Early Asimov Volume 3 (1972)
The Early Asimov Volume 2 (1972)
The Early Asimov Volume 1 (1972)
     aka Eleven Years of Trying
The Best of Isaac Asimov (1973)
Have You Seen These? (1974)
Lecherous Limericks (poems) (1975)
Buy Jupiter: And Other Stories (1975)
Bicentennial Man: And Other Stories (1976)
More Lecherous Limericks (poems) (1976)
Asimov's Sherlockian Limericks (poems) (1977)
Still More Lecherous Limericks (poems) (1977)
The Key Word and Other Mysteries (1977)
Limericks: Too Gross (poems) (1978) (with John Ciardi)
Limericks (poems) (1978)
Prisoners of the Stars (1978)
A Grossery of Limericks (poems) (1981) (with John Ciardi)
The Winds of Change: And Other Stories (1983)
The Union Club Mysteries (1983)
Isaac Asimov's Limericks for Children (poems) (1984)
The Disappearing Man: And Other Mysteries (1985)
The Edge of Tomorrow (1985)
The Alternate Asimovs (1986)
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov (1986)
Other Worlds of Isaac Asimov (1987)
Azazel (1988)
All the Troubles of the World (1989)
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov (1989)
The Complete Stories (1990)
Pshrinks Anonymous: The Mysterious Cure And Other Stories (1990)
Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection (1991)
The Complete Stories Volume Two (1992)
Magic (1995)
Chapbooks
It's such a beautiful day (1985)
Franchise (1989)
Sally (1989)
Robbie (1989)
 
Plays
I, Robot: The Illustrated Screenplay (2006) (with Harlan Ellison)
 
Novellas
Youth (2010)
 Series contributed to
Foundation
1. Prelude to Foundation (1988)
2. Forward the Foundation (1993)
3. Foundation (1951)
     aka The 1,000 Year Plan
4. Foundation and Empire (1952)
     aka The Man Who Upset the Universe
5. Second Foundation (1953)
6. Foundation's Edge (1982)
7. Foundation and Earth (1986)
Foundation Trilogy (omnibus) (1981)
 
Nebula Award Stories
Nebula Award Stories 8 (1973)
 
The Mammoth Book of ...
The Mammoth Book of Fantastic Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1970s (1984)
The Mammoth Book of Classic Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1930's (1988)
The Mammoth Book of Short Fantasy Novels (1988)
The Mammoth Book of Short SF Novels (1988)
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s (1989) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
The Mammoth Book of Vintage Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1950s (1990)
The Mammoth Book of New World Science Fiction (60s): Short Novels of the 1960s (1991)
The Mammoth Book of Modern Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1980s (1993) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
 
Anthology series
Isaac Asimov Presents the Great SF Stories (with Martin H Greenberg)
1. The Great SF Stories One: 1939 (1979)
2. The Great SF Stories Two: 1940 (1979)
3. The Great SF Stories 3: 1941 (1980)
4. The Great SF Stories 4: 1942 (1980)
5. The Great SF Stories 5: 1943 (1981)
6. The Great SF Stories 6: 1944 (1981)
7. The Great SF Stories 7: 1945 (1982)
8. The Great SF Stories 8: 1946 (1982)
9. The Great SF Stories 9: 1947 (1983)
10. The Great SF Stories 10: 1948 (1983)
11. The Great SF Stories 11: 1949 (1984)
12. The Great SF Stories 12: 1950 (1984)
13. The Great SF Stories 13: 1951 (1985)
14. The Great SF Stories 14: 1952 (1985)
15. The Great SF Stories 15: 1953 (1986)
16. The Great SF Stories 16: 1954 (1986)
17. The Great SF Stories 17: 1955 (1987)
18. The Great SF Stories 18 (1986)
19. The Great SF Stories 19: 1957 (1989)
20. The Great SF Stories 20 (1990)
21. The Great SF Stories 21 (1990)
22. The Great SF Stories 22 (1991)
23. The Great SF Stories 23 (1991)
24. The Great SF Stories 24 (1992)
25. The Great SF Stories 25 (1992)
Isaac Asimov's Wonderful Worlds of Science Fiction
1. Intergalactic Empires (1983) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
2. The Science Fictional Olympics (1984) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
3. Supermen (1984) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
4. Comets (1986) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
5. Tin Stars (1986) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
6. Neanderthals (1987) (with Martin H Greenberg, Robert Silverberg and Charles G Waugh)
7. Space Shuttles (1987) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
8. Monsters (1988) (with Martin H Greenberg)
9. Robots (1988) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
10. Invasions (1990) (with Martin H Greenberg)
 
Isaac Asimov's Magical Worlds of Fantasy
1. Wizards (1983) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
2. Witches (1984) (with Martin H Greenberg)
3. 3 Cosmic Knights (1985) (with Martin H Greenberg)
4. Spells (1985) (with Martin H Greenberg)
5. Giants (1985) (with Martin H Greenberg)
6. Mythical Beasties (1983) (with Martin H Greenberg)
7. Magical Wishes (1986) (with Martin H Greenberg)
8. Devils (1987) (with Martin H Greenberg)
9. Atlantis (1988) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
10. Ghosts (1984) (with Martin H Greenberg)
11. Curses (1989) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
12. Faeries (1991) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Young...
Young Extraterrestrials (1984) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Young Mutants (1984) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Young Ghosts (1985)
Young Monsters (1985)
Young Star Travelers (1986) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Young Witches and Warlocks (1987) (with Martin H Greenberg)
 
Isaac Asimov's Anthologies
Isaac Asimov's Mars (1991) (with Gardner Dozois)
Isaac Asimov's Ghosts (1995) (with Gardner Dozois and Sheila Williams)
 
Anthologies edited
The Hugo Winners: Volume 1 (1962)
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales (1963) (with Groff Conklin)
Tomorrow's Children (1966)
The Hugo Winners 1968-1970 (1971)
Where Do We Go from Here? (1971)
Treasury of Humour (1972)
The Hugo Winners 1963-1967 (1973)
Mars, We Love You (1973)
Before the Golden Age Volume 4 (1974)
Before the Golden Age Volume 2 (1974)
Before the Golden Age Volume 3 (1974)
Before the Golden Age Volume 1: Science Fiction Anthology of the 1930's (1974)
Familiar Poems, Annotated (1977)
The Hugo Winners 1971-1975 (1977)
The Hugo Winners Volume 3, Part 2: 1973 (1977)
The Hugo Winners Volume 3, Part 3: 1974-1975 (1977)
Asimov's Choice: Extraterrestrials and Eclipses (1978)
Isaac Asimov's Masters of Science Fiction (1978) (with George Scithers)
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories (1978) (with Martin H Greenberg and Joseph Olander)
100 Great Science Fiction Stories (1978)
13 Crimes of Science Fiction (1979)
Isaac Asimov's Marvels of Science Fiction (1979)
The Science Fictional Solar System (1979) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Isaac Asimov's Marvels of Science Fiction, Volume 2 (1979)
The Seven Deadly Sins of Science Fiction (1980) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
The Future in Question (1980) (with Martin H Greenberg and Joseph Olander)
Microcosmic Tales (1980) (with Martin H Greenberg and Joseph Olander)
Space Mail (1980) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Who Done It? (1980) (with Alice Laurance)
Future I: Short Stories (1980) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
100 Malicious Little Mysteries (1981)
     aka Miniature Mysteries
Space Mail 2 (1981)
Thinking Machines (1981) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Catastrophes! (1981) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Isaac Asimov Presents the Best Science Fiction of the 19th Century (1981) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Seven Cardinal Virtues of Science Fiction (1981) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Travels Through Time (1981) (with Martin H Greenberg, Thomas Leonard and Charles G Waugh)
Wild Inventions (1981) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Fantastic Creatures (1981)
The Twelve Crimes of Christmas (1981)
Tantalizing Locked Room Mysteries (1982) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
TV: 2000 (1982)
Laughing Space: Funny Science Fiction Chukled Over (1982) (with J O Jeppson (Janet Asimov))
Speculations (1982) (with Alice Laurance)
Dragon Tales (1982) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Flying Saucers (1982)
The Big Apple Mysteries (1982) (with Martin H Greenberg and Carol-Lynn Waugh)
The Last Man on Earth (1982) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Computer Crimes and Capers (1983) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Creations: The Quest for Origins in Story and Science (1983) (with Martin H Greenberg and George Zebrowski)
The Science Fiction Weight-Loss Book (1983) (with Martin H Greenberg and George R R Martin)
Caught in the Organ Draft: Biology in Science Fiction (1983) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Hallucination Orbit: Psychology in Science Fiction (1983) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Show Business Is Murder (1983) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Starships (1983) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
13 Horrors of Halloween (1983)
Those Amazing Electronic Thinking Machines (1983)
Best Horror and Supernatural (1983)
Golden Years of SF (1983)
Golden Years of SF 2nd Series (1983)
100 Great Fantasy Short Short Stories (1984) (with Terry Carr and Martin H Greenberg)
Murder On the Menu (1984) (with Martin H Greenberg and Carol-Lynn Waugh)
Science Fiction 18: 1956 - Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction (1984) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space (1984) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Election Day 2084: Science Fiction Stories About the Future of Politics (1984) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Golden Years of SF 3rd Series (1984)
Golden Years of SF 4th Series (1984)
Great Science Fiction Stories by the World's Great Scientists (1985) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Amazing Stories: 60 Years of the Best Science Fiction (1985) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Baker's Dozen: 13 Short Science Fiction Novels (1985)
Golden Years of SF 5th Series (1985)
The Hugo Winners, 1980-1982 (1986)
Science Fiction Masterpieces (1986)
The Twelve Frights of Christmas (1986) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Isaac Asimov's Choice: 14 Top Science Fiction Stories (1986)
Hound Dunnit (1987) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Extraterrestrials (1987) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Encounters (1988)
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury (1988) (with Martin H Greenberg and Joseph Olander)
The Sport of Crime (1988)
Golden Years of SF 6th Series (1988)
Tales of the Occult (1989) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
The Best Crime Stories of the Nineteenth Century (1989) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
Purr-fect Crime: Fifteen Master Storytellers Celebrate the Sinister Feline (1989) (with Martin H Greenberg and Carol-Lynn Waugh)
Senior Sleuths: A Large Print Anthology of Mysteries and Puzzlers (1989) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Visions of Fantasy: Tales From the Masters (1989) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Friends, Robots, Countrymen (1989) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Cosmic Critiques: How and Why Ten Science Fiction Stories Work (1990) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Orbit: The Best of Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine (1990)
Great Tales of the Golden Age of Science Fiction (1991) (with Martin H Greenberg and Charles G Waugh)
War With the Robots: 28 of the Best Short Stories by the Greatest Names in 20th Century Science Fiction (1992)
All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Stories (1997)
Non fiction series
Isaac Asimov's Library of the Universe
Mars (1967)
The Moon (1967)
Comets and Meteors (1973)
Jupiter, the Largest Planet (1973)
The Sun (1973)
Unidentified Flying Objects (1979)
Jupiter (1980)
Did Comets Kill the Dinosaurs? (1987)
The Asteroids (1988)
How Was the Universe Born? (1988)
Our Milky Way and Other Galaxies (1988)
Quasars, Pulsars, and Black Holes (1988)
Saturn: The Ringed Beauty (1988)
Mythology and the Universe (1989)
Asimov's Guides
Asimov's Guide to The Bible (1968)
Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare (1970)
Asimov's Guide to Science (1972)
Asimov's New Guide to Science (1984)
Asimov's Guide to Halley's Comet (1985)
 ABC's of...
ABCs Of Space (1969)
     aka Space Dictionary
ABC's of the Ocean (1970)
ABC's of Ecology (1972)
 
How Did We Find Out About...
How Did We Find Out About Lasers? (1972)
How Did We Find Out the Earth Is Round? (1972)
How Did We Find Out About Dinosaurs? (1973)
How Did We Find Out About Electricity? (1973)
How Did We Find Out About Germs? (1973)
How Did We Find Out About Numbers? (1973)
How Did We Find Out About Vitamins? (1974)
How Did We Find Out About Comets? (1975)
How Did We Find Out About Energy? (1975)
How Did We Find Out About Atoms? (1976)
How Did We Find Out About Nuclear Power? (1976)
How Did We Find Out About Outer Space? (1977)
How Did We Find Out About Black Holes? (1978)
How Did We Find Out About Earthquakes? (1978)
How Did We Find Out About Antarctica? (1979)
How Did We Find Out About Our Human Roots? (1979)
How Did We Find Out About Coal? (1980)
How Did We Find Out About Oil? (1980)
How Did We Find Out About Life in the Deep Sea? (1981)
How Did We Find Out About Volcanoes? (1981)
How Did We Find Out About the Beginnings of Life? (1982)
How Did We Find Out About the Universe? (1982)
How Did We Find Out About Genes? (1983)
How Did We Find Out About Computers? (1984)
How Did We Find Out About Robots? (1984)
How Did We Find Out About DNA? (1985)
How Did We Find Out About the Atmosphere? (1985)
How Did We Find Out About Blood? (1986)
How Did We Find Out About the Speed of Light? (1986)
How Did We Find Out About Sunshine? (1987)
How Did We Find Out About the Brain? (1987)
How Did We Find Out About Superconductivity? (1988)
How Did We Find Out About Microwaves? (1989)
How Did We Find Out About Photosynthesis? (1989)
How Did We Find Out About Neptune? (1990)
How Did We Find Out About Pluto? (1990)
Asimov's Annotated
Asimov's Annotated Don Juan (1972)
Asimov's annotated Paradise lost (1974)
Asimov's Annotated Gulliver's travels (1980)
Asimov's Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan (1988)
 
Asimov on...
Asimov on Astronomy (1974)
Asimov on Chemistry (1974)
Asimov on Physics (1976)
Asimov on Numbers (1977)
Asimov On Science Fiction (1981)
Asimov On Science (1989)
 
Isaac Asimov's New Library of the Universe
Folklore and Legends of the Universe (1989)
The 21st Century in Space: Isaac Asimov's New Library of the Universe (1996)
 
Non fiction
The Chemicals of Life (1954)
Races and People (1955) (with William C Boyd)
Inside the Atom (1956)
Only a Trillion (1957)
Building Blocks of the Universe (1957)
The World of Carbon (1958)
The World of Nitrogen (1958)
The Clock We Live On (1959)
Realm of Numbers (1959)
Words of Science: And the History Behind Them (1959)
Breakthroughs In Science (1960)
Satellites in Outer Space (1960)
The Kingdom of the Sun (1960)
Realm of Measure (1960)
The Wellsprings of Life (1960)
The Intelligent Man's Guide to Science; Vol 1. Physical Sciences (1960)
The Intelligent Man's Guide to Science; Vol 2. Biological Sciences (1960)
Realm of Algebra (1961)
The Bloodstream: River Of Life (The Living River) (1961)
Words from the Myths (1961)
Life and Energy (1962)
The Search for the Elements (1962)
The Genetic Code (1962)
Marvels of Science (1962)
Words in Genesis (1962)
Words on the Map (1962)
Fact and Fancy (1962)
The Human Brain: Its Capacities and Functions (1963)
The Human Body: Its Structure and Operation (1963)
The Kite that Won the Revolution (1963)
Words from the Exodus (1963)
Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (1964)
Planets for Man (1964)
A Short History of Biology (1964)
View from a Height: Seventeen Essays On Science (1964)
Adding a Dimension (1964)
Quick and Easy Mathematics (1964)
Asimov Laughs Again: More Than 700 Favorite Jokes, Limericks, and Anecdotes (1965)
An Easy Introduction to the Slide Rule (1965)
Of Time and Space and Other Things (1965)
Greeks: A Great Adventure (1965)
The New Intelligent Man's Guide to Science (1965)
A Short History of Chemistry (1965)
The Genetic Effects of Radiation (1966)
Photosynthesis (1966)
Understanding Physics: The Electron, Proton, and Neutron (1966)
From Earth to Heaven: Seventeen Essays on Science (1966)
Neutrino: Ghost Particle of the Atom (1966)
The Noble Gases (1966)
The Roman Republic (1966)
Understanding Physics (1966)
Understanding Physics: Light Magnetism and Electricity (1966)
Understanding Physics: Motion Sound and Heat (1966)
The Universe: From Flat Earth To Quaser (1966)
Environments Out There (1967)
To the Ends of the Universe (1967)
The Egyptians (1967)
Roman Empire (1967)
Is Anyone There? (1967)
Isaac Asimov Presents from Harding to Hiroshima (1967)
Galaxies (1968)
Great Ideas of Science (1968)
Science, numbers and I (1968)
Stars (1968)
The Near East: 10,000 Years of History (1968)
Words from History (1968)
The Dark Ages (1968)
Opus 100 (1969)
The Shaping of North America from Earliest Times to 1763 (1969)
Twentieth Century Discovery (1969)
The Shaping of England (1969)
The Solar System and Back (1970)
Constantinople, the Forgotten Empire (1970)
Light (1970)
What Makes the Sun Shine? (1971)
ABC's of the Earth (1971)
The Stars in Their Courses (1971)
The Land of Canaan (1971)
The Sensuous Dirty Old Man (1971)
More Words of Science (1972)
The Shaping of France (1972)
Left Hand of the Electron (1972)
The Story of Ruth (1972)
Worlds Within Worlds: The Story of Nuclear Energy (1972)
Isaac Asimov's Treasury of Humour: A Lifetime Collection of Favourite Jokes, Anecdotes and Limericks with Copious Notes on How to Tell Them and Why (1972)
Electricity and Man (1972)
The Tragedy of the Moon (1973)
The Birth Of The United States, 1763-1816 (1973)
Today and Tomorrow And.. (1973)
Please Explain (1973)
Earth Our Crowded Spaceship (1974)
Our World In Space (1974)
Towards Tomorrow (1974)
The Ends of the Earth: The Polar Regions of the World (1975)
Of Matters Great and Small (1975)
Our Federal Union: The United States from 1816 to 1865 (1975)
American History (1975)
Science Past, Science Future (1975)
Eyes on the Universe: A History of the Telescope (1975)
The Solar System (1975)
Frontiers: New Discoveries About Man and His Planet, Outer Space and the Universe (1976)
Planet That Wasn't There (1976)
Alpha Centauri, the Nearest Star (1976)
The Collapsing Universe: The Story of Black Holes (1977)
The Exploding Suns: The Secrets of the Supernovas (1977)
Mars, the Red Planet (1977)
The Tyrannosaurus Prescription: And 100 Other Essays (1977)
The Beginning and the End (1977)
The Golden Door: The United States from 1865 to 1918 (1977)
Animals of the Bible (1978)
How Is Paper Made?: Ask Isaac Asimov (1978)
Quasar, Quasar Burning Bright (1978)
Life and Time (1978)
In Memory Yet Green: The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov, 1920-1954 (1979)
Isaac Asimov's Treasury of Humor (1979)
Road to Infinity (1979)
Opus 200 (1979)
Saturn and Beyond (1979)
Extraterrestrial Civilizations (1979)
Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts (1979)
A Choice of Catastrophes: The Disasters That Threaten Our World (1979)
In Joy Still Felt: The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov, 1954-1978 (1980)
The Sun Shines Bright (1981)
Visions of the Universe (1981)
How Did We Find Out About Solar Power? (1981)
In the Beginning (1981)
The Subatomic Monster (1981)
Venus (1981)
Change!: Seventy-One Glimpses of the Future (1981)
Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos: The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge (1982)
Isaac Asimov Presents Superquiz (1982)
More, Would You Believe? (1982)
Counting the Eons (1983)
The Roving Mind (1983)
Measure of the Universe (1983)
Frontiers of Science (1983)
Isaac Asimov Presents Superquiz 2 (1983)
I. Asimov: A Memoir (1984)
X Stands for Unknown (1984)
Opus 300 (1984)
The History of Physics (1984)
Living in the Future (1985)
Robots: Machines in Man's Image (1985) (with Karen Frenkel)
Futuredays: A Nineteenth Century Vision of the Year 2000 (1986)
Ancient astronomy (1986)
The Dangers of Intelligence: And Other Science Essays (1986)
Beginnings: The Story of Origins, of Mankind, Life, the Earth, the Universe (1987)
Past, Present and Future (1987)
How to Enjoy Writing: A Book of Aid and Comfort (1987)
Far As Human Eye Could See: Essays on Science (1987)
Isaac Asimov presents superquiz 3 (1987)
Our Solar System (1988)
The Earth's Moon (1988)
Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space (1988)
The Space Spotter's Guide (1988)
Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations (1988) (with Jason A Shulman)
The Relativity of Wrong (1988)
Rockets, Probes, and Satellites (1988)
Uranus: The sideways planet (1988)
Earth: Our Home Base (1988)
Mars: Our Mysterious Neighbor (1988)
Colonizing the Planets and Stars (1989)
Mercury: the Quick Planet (1989)
Pluto: A double planet? (1989)
Is There Life On Other Planets? (1989)
Piloted Space Flights (1989)
Science Fiction, Science Fact (1989)
Space Garbage (1989)
The Birth and Death of Stars (1989)
Asimov's Chronology of Science and Discovery (1989)
Think about Space: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going? (1989) (with Frank White)
Asimov's Galaxy: Reflections on Science Fiction (1989)
Astronomy Today (1989)
The Complete Science Fair Handbook (1989)
Isaac Asimov presents superquiz 4 (1989)
Jupiter: the Spotted Giant (1989)
Neptune: the Farthest Giant (1990)
The World's Space Programs (1990)
The Secret of the Universe: Revelations in Science (1990)
Out of the Everywhere (1990)
Projects in Astronomy (1990)
The March of the Millennia: A Key to Looking at History (1990) (with Frank White)
Asimov's Chronology of the World (1991)
Where Does Garbage Go? (1991)
Why Are Whales Vanishing? (1991)
Atom: Journey Across the Subatomic Cosmos (1991)
Ferdinand Magellan: Opening the Door to World Exploration (1991)
What Is an Eclipse? (1991)
Why Do Stars Twinkle? (1991)
Why Do We Have Different Seasons? (1991)
Why Does the Moon Change Shape? (1991)
Christopher Columbus: Navigator to the new world (1991)
Henry Hudson: Arctic Explorer and North American Adventurer (1991) (with Elizabeth Kaplan)
Our Angry Earth (1991) (with Frederik Pohl)
What Is a Shooting Star? (1991)
Is Our Planet Warming Up? (1992)
What Causes Acid Rain? (1992)
Why Is the Air Dirty? (1992)
What's Happening to the Ozone Layer? (1992)
Why Are Animals Endangered? (1992)
Why Are Some Beaches Oily? (1992)
Why Are the Rain Forests Vanishing? (1992)
Why Does Litter Cause Problems? (1992)
How Does a TV Work? (1992)
Frontiers II: More Recent Discoveries About Life, Earth, Space, and the Universe (1993) (with Janet Asimov)
How Do Big Ships Float? (1993)
How Do Aeroplanes Fly? (1994)
Death from Space: What Killed the Dinosaurs (1994)
Yours, Isaac Asimov: A Lifetime of Letters (1995)
Asimov's Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1999)
It's Been a Good Life (2002) (with Janet Asimov)
Anthologies containing stories by Isaac Asimov
The Ghost Book (1926)
The Silver Ship (1932)
From Other Worlds (1952)
The Second Ghost Book (1952)
Time to Come (1954)
The 3rd Ghost Book (1955)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 4th Series (1955)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 5th Series (1956)
Best SF 2 (1956)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 7th Series (1958)
Out of This World 10 (1959)
Three from Out There (1959)
A Decade of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1960)
The Fantastic Universe Omnibus (1960)
Out of This World 3 (1962)
Spectrum 2 (1962)
17 x Infinity (1963)
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales (1963)
Venture Science Fiction 1 (1963)
The Best Science Fiction Stories 3 (1964)
Connoisseur's S.F. (1964)
New Writings in SF 4 (1965)
The Pseudo-People (1965)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 15th Series (1966)
Beyond the Curtain of Dark (1966)
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 185 (1966)
Tomorrow's Children (1966)
Time Untamed (1967)
The Future Makers (1968)
Science Fiction Horizons No. 1 (1968)
The Stars and Under (1968)
World's Best Science Fiction 1968 (1968)
14 Great Tales of ESP (1969)
Best SF: 1969 (1969)
     aka The Year's Best Science Fiction 3
Other Worlds, Other Times (1969)
Best SF 7 (1970)
Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume 1 (1970)
3000 Years of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1972)
The Other Dimension (1972)
Astounding (1973)
     aka The John W Campbell Memorial Anthology
The Edge of Never (1973)
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1973)
Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume Two B (1973)
Before the Golden Age Volume 4 (1974)
Final Stage (1974)
Modern Science Fiction (1974)
Space Opera (1974)
The Best from If, Volume III (1976)
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 6 (1977)
The Best Science Fiction Stories (1977)
Exiles (1977)
To Follow a Star (1977)
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories (1978)
Classic Science Fiction (1978)
Nebula Winners 12 (1978)
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1978 (1979)
The End of Summer: Science Fiction of the Fifties (1979)
The Great SF Stories One: 1939 (1979)
The Great SF Stories Two: 1940 (1979)
More Tales of Unknown Horror (1979)
The Science Fictional Solar System (1979)
The Great SF Stories 3: 1941 (1980)
The Great SF Stories 4: 1942 (1980)
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1980 (1981)
A Century of Science Fiction 1950-1959 (1981)
The Golden Age of Science Fiction (1981)
The Great SF Stories 7: 1945 (1982)
The Great SF Stories 8: 1946 (1982)
The Great SF Stories 9: 1947 (1983)
Election Day 2084: Science Fiction Stories About the Future of Politics (1984)
The First Omni Book of Science Fiction (1984)
Random Access Messages of the Computer Age (1984)
Sci-Fi Private Eye (1984)
Top Science Fiction (1984)
The Great SF Stories 13: 1951 (1985)
Terrorists of Tomorrow (1985)
A Treasury of American Horror Stories (1985)
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century (1987)
Nebula Awards 22 (1987)
Robots (1988)
The Great SF Stories 19: 1957 (1989)
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s (1989)
Between Time and Terror (1990)
The Night Fantastic (1991)
Inside the Funhouse: 17 SF Stories About SF (1992)
Masterpieces of Terror and the Unknown (1992)
Aliens and UFO's: Extraterrestrial Tales from Asimov's Science Fiction and Analog Science Fiction and Fact (1993)
First Words: Earliest Writing from Favorite Contemporary Authors (1993)
Isaac Asimov's SF-Lite (1993)
The Ascent of Wonder (1994)
Fantasy Stories (1994)
Dinosaurs (1995)
Dinosaurs II (1995)
Science Fiction, Science Fact, and You (1995)
Tales of the Batman (1995)
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 2 (1996)
UFOs: The Greatest Stories (1996)
The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy (1996)
Ackermanthology (1997)
Isaac Asimov's Christmas (1997)
The New Hugo Winners Volume IV (1997)
Time Machines: The Best Time Travel Stories Ever Written (1997)
Don't Open This Book! (1998)
Future on Ice (1998)
Bangs and Whimpers: Stories About the End of the World (1999)
Vintage Science Fiction (1999)
Short stories
 Behind the Scenes  
 A Case of Need  
 The Disappearing Man  
 Dreamworld  
 The Dust of Death  
 The Key Word  
 Living Space  
 One Grave Too Few  
 Santa Claus Gets a Coin  
 Sarah Tops  
 The Thirteenth Day of Christmas  
 Who is Sylvia?  
 Marooned Off Vesta (1939)  
 Trends (1939)  
 The Weapon Too Dreadful to Use (1939)  
 The Callistan Menace (1940)  
 Half-Breed (1940)  
 The Magnificent Possession (1940)  
 Ring Around the Sun (1940)  
 Robbie (1940)
     aka Strange Playfellow  
 Strange Playfellow (1940)
     aka Robbie  
 The Tweenie (1940)  
 Big Game (1941)  
 Liar! (1941)  
 Nightfall (1941)  
 Reason (1941)  
 Robot AL-76 Goes Astray (1941)  
 The Secret Sense (1941)  
 Black Friar of the Flame (1942)  
 Christmas on Ganymede (1942)  
 Foundation (1942)  
 Runaround (1942)  
 Victory Unintentional (1942)  
 Death Sentence (1943)  
 The Big and the Little (1944)  
 Catch That Rabbit (1944)  
 Blind Alley (1945)  
 Escape! (1945)  
 Evidence (1946)  
 Little Lost Robot (1947)  
 The Endochronic Properties of Resubliminated Thiotimoline (1948)  
 No Connection (1948)  
 Mother Earth (1949)  
 The Red Queen's Race (1949)  
 Darwinian Pool Room (1950)  
 Day of the Hunters (1950)  
 The Evitable Conflict (1950)  
 Green Patches (1950)
     aka Misbegotten Missionary  
 Legal Rites (1950) (with Frederik Pohl)  
 The Little Man on the Subway (1950) (with James MacCreigh (Frederik Pohl))  
 Satisfaction Guaranteed (1950)  
 'Breeds There a Man...?' (1951)  
 The C-Chute (1951)  
 The Fun They Had (1951)  
 Hostess (1951)  
 "In a Good Cause" (1951)  
 The Deep (1952)  
 The Martian Way (1952)  
 What If... (1952)  
 Youth (1952)  
 Belief (1953)  
 Flies (1953)  
 The Monkey's Finger (1953)  
 Nobody Here But (1953)  
 Sally (1953)  
 The Foundation of Science Fiction Success (1954)  
 It's Such a Beautiful Day (1954)  
 The Pause (1954)  
 Dreaming Is a Private Thing (1955)  
 Franchise (1955)  
 Risk (1955)  
 The Singing Bell (1955)  
 First Law (1956)  
 Hell-Fire (1956)  
 Jokester (1956)  
 The Last Question (1956)  
 Strikebreaker (1956)  
 Does a Bee Care? (1957)  
 Galley Slave (1957)  
 Insert Knob A in Hole B (1957)  
 Let's Get Together (1957)  
 A Loint of Paw (1957)  
 Profession (1957)  
 The Feeling of Power (1958)  
 I Just Make Them Up, See! (1958)  
 Lenny (1958)  
 The Ugly Little Boy (1958)
     aka Lastborn  
 The Up-to-Date Sorcerer (1958)  
 Obituary (1959)  
 Rejection Slips (1959)  
 Unto the Fourth Generation (1959)  
 Thiotimoline and the Space Age (1960)  
 The Machine That Won the War (1961)  
 Playboy and the Slime God (1961)  
 What Is This Thing Called Love? (1961)  
 My Son, the Physicist! (1962)  
 Star Light (1962)  
 T-Formation (1963)  
 Author! Author! (1964)  
 Eyes Do More Than See (1964)  Nebula (nominee)
 Founding Father (1965)  Nebula (nominee)
 The Key (1966)  
 The Billiard Ball (1967)  
 Segregationist (1967)  
 Exile to Hell (1968)  
 Feminine Intuition (1969)  
 A Problem of Numbers (1970)
     aka As Chemist to Chemist  
 Waterclap (1970)  
 Mirror Image (1972)  
 Light Verse (1973)  
 Thiotimoline to the Stars (1973)  
 Half-Baked Publisher's Delight (1974) (with Jeffrey S Hudson)  
 That Thou Art Mindful of Him! (1974)  Hugo (nominee)
 Earthset and Evening Star (1975)  
 The Life and Times of Multivac (1975)  
 The Bicentennial Man (1976)  Nebula
Hugo
 Sure Thing (1977)  
 True Love (1977)  
 Found! (1978)  
 Nothing for Nothing (1979)  
 For the Birds (1980)  
 The Last Answer (1980)  
 Ignition Point! (1981)  
 Lest We Remember (1982)  
 Saving Humanity (1983)  
 Neither Brute Nor Human (1984)  
 The Fourth Homonym (1985)  
 Hallucination (1985)  
 The Eye of the Beholder (1986)  
 Feghoot and the Courts (1986)  
 Robot Dreams (1986)  Nebula (nominee)
Hugo (nominee)
 The Fable of the Three Princes (1987)  
 Left to Right (1987)  
 Christmas Without Rodney (1988)  
 I Love Little Pussy (1988)  
 The Quiet Place (1988)  
 The Smile of the Chipper (1988)  
 Good-bye to Earth (1989)  
 The Instability (1989)  
 The Mad Scientist (1989)  
 Northwestward (1989)  
 To Your Health (1989)  
 Cal (1990)  
 Fault-Intolerant (1990)  
 In the Canyon (1990)  
 Kid Brother (1990)  
 The Time Traveler (1990)  
 Wine Is a Mocker (1990)  
 Baby, It's Cold Outside (1991)  
 Frustration (1991)  
 Gold (1991)  Hugo
 It's a Job (1991)  
 Prince Delightful and the Flameless Dragon (1991)  
 The Critic on the Hearth (1992)  
 March Against the Foe (1994)  
 Alexander the God (1995)  
 Battle-Hymn (1995)  
 The Nations in Space (1995)  
 The Corner Shop (writing as C L Ray)  
Awards
 Nebula Best Short story nominee (1966) : Founding Father
 Nebula Best Short story nominee (1966) : Eyes Do More Than See
 Nebula Best Novel winner (1973) : The Gods Themselves
 Hugo Best Novel winner (1973) : The Gods Themselves
 Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1975) : That Thou Art Mindful of Him!
 Hugo Best Novellette winner (1977) : The Bicentennial Man
 Nebula Best Novellette winner (1977) : The Bicentennial Man
 Nebula Best Novel nominee (1983) : Foundation's Edge
 Hugo Best Novel winner (1983) : Foundation's Edge
 Hugo Best Novel nominee (1984) : The Robots of Dawn
 Hugo Best Short story nominee (1987) : Robot Dreams
 Nebula Best Short story nominee (1987) : Robot Dreams
 Hugo Best Novellette winner (1992) : Gold
 
Books about Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov: The Foundations of Science Fiction (1968) by James E Gunn
The John W. Campbell Letters With Isaac Asimov and A.E. Van Vogt (1989) by John W Campbell
Notes for a Memoir: On Isaac Asimov, Life, and Writing (2006) by Janet Asimov
 Isaac Asimov recommends

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