Books tagged: isaac asimov

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The Breath of Heaven: Stories from Distant Worlds
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This sampler pack brings together three stories by Hugo and Nebula nominee Nancy Fulda. From an isolated telepath who flees her destiny to a sentient computer struggling to behave ethically, this 80 page collection revisits questions initially posed by Asimov and Clarke, and casts the HAL 9000 story in an intriguing new light.
The Coma Monologues
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Do stories have the power to heal? For Gary Hawken, life in a coma offers few perks. Nurses care for him and people sit by his bed and tell him stories, but the glorious mess of life passes him by. In a world where survival depends on his ability to understand his stories, Gary must recognize the value of his own soul. A hypnotic tale of one man’s struggle to find the truth in his own epic life.
La ciencia ficción de Isaac Asimov
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2012 by Sportula. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Premio Ignotus 2013 al Mejor Libro de Ensayo. En este libro Rodolfo Martinez repasa de un modo exhaustivo la narrativa de ciencia ficción de Asimov, y lo hace desde una perspectiva cronológica, comenzando por los primeros relatos que escribió en su adolescencia y terminando por su novela póstuma «Hacia la Fundación», con la que cerraba el ciclo narrativo que le había hecho famoso.
Ferozmente subjetivo
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: Spanish. Published: July 26, 2012 by Sportula. Category: Essay » Literature
¿Salió Picard alguna vez del Nexus o son las últimas películas de Star Trek una fantasía en la mente del capitán? ¿Cuáles son las claves del éxito de Sandman? ¿Cómo convirtió Alan Moore a la Cosa del Pantano en uno de los personajes más populares de DC? ¿Es Duncan Idaho la clave para resolver todos los misterios de la saga de Dune? ¿Cuál fue la evolución de Isaac Asimov como novelista?
Lost On The Moon: And Other Tales Of Science Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,410. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From award-winning author Brendan DuBois comes this breathtaking collection of 11 science fiction stories, exploring time, space and our possible futures.
Anastomosis
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Price: Free! Words: 39,620. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Saturn looms through the haze above Titan’s menacing surface. The moon of Saturn is home to Alpha India. But the fuel that powers the colony is mysteriously disappearing, and the engineer responsible for maintaining the colony’s life-support is forced to leave the confines of the colony to confront his past and their future on the bleak moon of Saturn. Galaxy-wide human population: 51.
El nombre no es importante
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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: Spanish. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Los cimientos de la Fundación son puestos a prueba, tras una revelación asombrosa en torno a la vida del creador de la psicohistoria.
Robot, androidi e cyborg. Dal mito alla fantascienza
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Price: Free! Words: 30,430. Language: Italian. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Statue parlanti, homunculi, automi ad acqua, robot scrivani, musicisti, giocatori di scacchi. Costruttori e scrittori si sono sbizzarriti per millenni immaginando esseri antropomorfi per farne servi, amici ed eredi della razza. Ma queste creature artificiali si sono spesso ribellate, trovando modi sempre nuovi per disfarsi del loro creatore.
Fired Up: A shrink's musings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The shrink is always in and outspoken. Dr. Farrell has used her experience, as well as her time in book publishing, to create a book of articles and essays including interviews with John Lennon and Yoko, Isaac Asimov, Alison Steele, comments on the current state of medicine and psychology-related topics for the interested reader. Nothing is sacred.
Mai Dire Robot
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Series: Racconti di fantascienza, #3. Price: $2.06 USD. Words: 43,300. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
La racolta comprende quattro brevi racconti di fantascienza ispirati al Ciclo dei Robot di Isaac Asimov. Partendo da una nuova serie di leggi, soltanto leggermente diverse da quelle della Robotica, si arriva ad ipotizzare un futuro in cui i robot si sostituiscono all'Uomo, ereditandone però tutti i difetti. Almeno fino a quando non sopraggiungono le intelligenze artificiali...