Isaac Asimov
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22-10-2012, 08:41 PM
RE: Isaac Asimov
(17-10-2010 09:27 AM)TruthAddict Wrote:  I currently have to do Isaac for my short story project in high school. I'm absolutely in love with is work. Has anyone ever read him? Most of his stories are about robotics but he does have a few very profound, pro-science, and anti-religion stories.

YES! *ahem* Love Asimov. He's among my favourite writers. I prefer his short stories to his novels, though The Gods Themselves is fantastic. I dunno if I have the patience to read Foundation again. Smile Someone mentioned Nightfall. That might have been the first Asimov short story I ever read. I should go back and re-read that. It's been a while.

Asimov also had a thing for explaining science and maths stuff in a way non-science/math majors could understand. A valuable gift, says the long-time English major. Smile

"The amazing thing is that every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. ... So, forget Jesus. The stars died so that you could be here today." -- Lawrence Krauss
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