Foundation

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Bantam Spectra Books #ad - He calls this sanctuary the Foundation. And mankind’s last best hope is faced with an agonizing choice: submit to the barbarians and live as slaves—or take a stand for freedom and risk total destruction. But soon the fledgling Foundation finds itself at the mercy of corrupt warlords rising in the wake of the receding Empire.

. Now it is dying. Foundation. To preserve knowledge and save humanity, seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire—both scientists and scholars—and brings them to a bleak planet at the edge of the galaxy to serve as a beacon of hope for future generations. The story of our future begins with the Foundation.

Foundation #ad - Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Only hari seldon, barbarism, can see into the future—a dark age of ignorance, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years.

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Foundation and Empire

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Spectra #ad - Led by its founding father, and taking advantage of its superior science and technology, the great psychohistorian Hari Seldon, the Foundation has survived the greed and barbarism of its neighboring warrior-planets. Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov. A power that can turn the strongest-willed human into an obedient slave.

Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women to preserve humanity’s light against an inexorable tide of darkness and violence. Yet now it must face the Empire—still the mightiest force in the Galaxy even in its death throes.

Foundation and Empire #ad - The foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. But not even hari seldon could have predicted the birth of the extraordinary creature called The Mule—a mutant intelligence with a power greater than a dozen battle fleets. When an ambitious general determined to restore the Empire’s glory turns the vast Imperial fleet toward the Foundation, the only hope for the small planet of scholars and scientists lies in the prophecies of Hari Seldon.

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Second Foundation

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Spectra #ad - An unsurpassed blend of nonstop action, and extensive world-building, daring ideas, Isaac Asimov’s Foundation novels chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women dedicated to preserving humanity’s light in a galaxy plunged into a nightmare of ignorance and violence thirty thousand years long.

The fate of the foundation rests on young Arcadia Darell, only fourteen years old and burdened with a terrible secret. Before it destroys them. After years of struggle, the Foundation lies in ruins—destroyed by the mutant mind power of the Mule. The mule failed to find it the first time—but now he is certain he knows where it lies.

Second Foundation #ad - As its scientists gird for a final showdown with the Mule, the survivors of the First Foundation begin their desperate search. Great product! But it is rumored that there is a second Foundation hidden somewhere at the end of the Galaxy, established to preserve the knowledge of mankind through the long centuries of barbarism.

They too want the Second Foundation destroyed. Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov.

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Prelude to Foundation Foundation, Book 1

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Spectra #ad - Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet cleon knows there are those who would see him fall—those whom he would destroy if only he could read the future. Hari seldon has come to Trantor to deliver his paper on psychohistory, his remarkable theory of prediction.

Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov. Little does the young Outworld mathematician know that he has already sealed his fate and the fate of humanity. Metaphysical & Visionary. Science fiction. For hari possesses the prophetic power that makes him the most wanted man in the Empire. Religious & Inspirational. Great product!

Prelude to Foundation Foundation, Book 1 #ad - And emperor cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. This daring story of humanity’s future introduces one of the great masterworks of science fiction: the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov. The man who holds the key to the future—an apocalyptic power to be known forever after as the Foundation.

Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, and extensive world-building, bold ideas, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of people to save civilization from a relentless tide of darkness and violence—beginning with one exceptional man.

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Forward the Foundation

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Spectra #ad - Great product! Espionage. Completed just before his death, forward the Foundation is the crowning achievement of a great writer’s life, a stirring testament to the creative genius of Isaac Asimov. As hari seldon struggles to perfect his revolutionary theory of psychohistory and ensure a place for humanity among the stars, the great Galactic Empire totters on the brink of apocalyptic collapse.

Here, from a grand master of science fiction, is the long-awaited final novel of the greatest science fiction series ever told. Science Fiction. Robots. Caught in the maelstrom are Seldon and all he holds dear, pawns in the struggle for dominance. Isaac Asimov. Galactic Empire. Science fiction. Future History. In his last act of service to humankind, hari seldon must somehow save his life’s work from their grasp as he searches for its true heirs—a search that begins with his own granddaughter and the dream of a new Foundation.

Forward the Foundation #ad - Religious & Inspirational. Whoever can control Seldon will control psychohistory—and with it the future of the Galaxy. Among those seeking to turn psychohistory into the greatest weapon known to man are a populist political demagogue, the weak-willed Emperor Cleon I, and a ruthless militaristic general.

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Foundation's Edge Foundation Novels

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Spectra #ad - Future History. Espionage. Galactic Empire. Science Fiction. Now two exiled citizens of the Foundation—a renegade Councilman and a doddering historian—set out in search of the mythical planet Earth. Metaphysical & Visionary. Espionage. Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are one of the great masterworks of science fiction.

Robots. Science fiction. Religious & Inspirational. Great product! The scientists of the first foundation have proved victorious; and now they return to Hari Seldon’s long-established plan to build a new Empire on the ruins of the old. Isaac Asimov. But rumors persist that the Second Foundation is not destroyed after all—and that its still-defiant survivors are preparing their revenge.

Foundation's Edge Foundation Novels #ad - And proof that the Second Foundation still exists. Meanwhile someone—or something—outside of both Foundations seems to be orchestrating events to suit its own ominous purpose. Robots. Future History. Galactic Empire.

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I, Robot

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Del Rey #ad - Future History. Robots. Future History. Isaac Asimov. Science Fiction. Spectra Books. Espionage. In i, robot, asimov chronicles the development of the robot from its primitive origins in the present to its ultimate perfection in the not-so-distant future—a  future in which humanity itself may be rendered obsolete.

Tremendously exciting and entertaining. Galactic Empire. 3 a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law. Religious & Inspirational. Asimov dramatizes an interesting question: how can we live with machines that, generation by generation, grow more intelligent than their creators and not eventually clash with our own invention?”—The Chicago Tribune Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov.

I, Robot #ad - Science fiction. This classic science fiction masterwork by Isaac Asimov weaves stories about robots, humanity, and the deep questions of existence into a novel of shocking intelligence and heart. A must-read for science-fiction buffs and literature enjoyers alike. The guardian i, the first and most widely read book in Asimov’s Robot series, Robot, forever changed the world’s perception of artificial intelligence.

Here are stories of robots gone mad, of mind-reading robots, and robots with a sense of humor. Science Fiction.

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Foundation and Earth

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Spectra #ad - Great product! Science Fiction. Robots. Future History. Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov. Robots. Religious & Inspirational. It is a realm in which privacy is not only undesirable, it is incomprehensible. But is it the right choice for the destiny of mankind? While Trevize feels it is, that is not enough. Spectra Books.

Metaphysical & Visionary. Science Fiction. Isaac Asimov. An ingenious blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women determined to shield enlightened humanity from a ceaseless threat of darkness and ultimate annihilation.

Foundation and Earth #ad - Golan trevize, former councilman of the First Foundation, has chosen the future, and it is Gaia. Galactic Empire. A superorganism, every being, every pebble, Gaia is a holistic planet with a common consciousness so intensely united that every dewdrop, can speak for all—and feel for all. Galactic Empire.

Espionage. Future History. If it still exists.

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Rendezvous with Rama

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Spectra #ad - Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov. Robots. Science Fiction. Future History. Spectra Books. Winner of the hugo and nebula Awards • “Arthur Clarke is quite splendid. Science Fiction. Robots. It is huge, weighing more than ten trillion tons. Spectra. For no one knows who the Ramans are or why they have come. And now the moment of rendezvous awaits—just behind a Raman airlock door.

. It is, incredible, an interstellar spacecraft. Space explorers and planet-bound scientists alike prepare for mankind's first encounter with alien intelligence. Espionage. Religious & Inspirational. And it is hurtling through the solar system at inconceivable speed. We experience that chilling touch of the alien, the not-quite-knowable, that distinguishes SF at its most technically imaginative.

Rendezvous with Rama #ad - The new york timesat first, only a few things are known about the celestial object that astronomers dub Rama. Galactic Empire.

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Ringworld: A Novel

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Del Rey #ad - Science Fiction. Spectra. Science Fiction. Future History. Science fiction. Louis wu: human and old; bored with having lived too fully for far too many years. Religious & Inspirational. Great product! Galactic Empire. Winner of the hugo and Nebula Awards for best novelFour travelers come to the ringworld. And all the luck in the world.

Speaker-to-animals: kzin; large, orange-furred, and carnivorous. Galactic Empire. And one of the most savage life-forms known in the galaxy. Why did these disparate individuals come together? How could they possibly function together? And where, in the name of anything sane, were they headed? Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov.

Ringworld: A Novel #ad - Future History. Espionage. Robots. Spectra Books. Del Rey. Metaphysical & Visionary. Espionage. Robots.

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The Caves of Steel The Robot Series

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Spectra #ad - Science Fiction. Science Fiction. Galactic Empire. Del Rey. Isaac asimov’s robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together. Like most people left behind on an over-populated Earth, New York City police detective Elijah Baley had little love for either the arrogant Spacers or their robotic companions.

Hard science fiction. Science fiction. Isaac Asimov. Great product! Daneel Olivaw. Worst of all was that the “r” stood for robot—and his positronic partner was made in the image and likeness of the murder victim! Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov. Future History. Isaac Asimov. Robots. Spectra. A millennium into the future two advancements have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.

The Caves of Steel The Robot Series #ad - Espionage. Espionage. Spectra Books.

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