RSS

Tag Archives: Isaac Asimov

THP Supplemental: The Foundation Trilogy

This is a THP first (though it shall soon be repeated) – a Hugo winner that is not the first book of its series. The 1983 Hugo Award for Best Novel went to Isaac Asimov’s Foundation’s Edge, the 4th (publication order) and/or 6th (internal chronology) in his Foundation¬†series. So before we can get to the 30th official edition of The Hugo Project, we first have to read the original Foundation trilogy…

—–

Foundation
Foundation and Empire
Second Foundation

Isaac Asimov
stories published in Astounding Magazine, 1942 – 1950
published as novels in 1951, 1952, and 1953

—–

Warning! Spoilers ahead!

—–

Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements
 
1 Comment

Posted by on 14.9.2015 in Books

 

Tags: , , , , ,

The Hugo Project: 1973 – The Gods Themselves

Previously on the Hugo ProjectMyriad Is Tired of White Male Authors from the Early 1970s.

I’ve decided I’m just crazy enough to try to read every book that’s ever won the Hugo Award for Best Novel…and, of course, that I want to share this insane experience with all of you. This week we hopscotch from Earth to para-Earth to the Moon as we continue our journey through sixty-odd posts of science fiction, speculation and social justice!

The Gods Themselves

Isaac Asimov
published in three parts in Galaxy Magazine (Part I and III)
and Worlds of If (Part II) in 1972
published as a complete novel in 1972

—–

The Electron Pump: an incredible source of energy, produced by exchanging matter with a parallel universe where the laws of physics are just slightly different from our own. Limitless clean, cheap, essentially free energy – it sounds too good to be true, and it is. The few who dare to question the Pump, in both universes, discover the devastating consequences of its use – but will they be able to convince the rest of their societies before it’s too late?

—–

Warning! Mild spoilers ahead!

ASIMOV ARE YOU EXPLORING COMPLEX NON-TRADITIONAL GENDER ARRANGEMENTS

ASIMOV IS THERE SCIENCE

ASIMOV I LOVE YOU

Read the rest of this entry »

 
1 Comment

Posted by on 20.1.2014 in Books

 

Tags: , , , ,