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review Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Isaac Asimov was one of the most prolific authors of our time When he died in 1992 at the age of seventy two he had published than 470 books in nearly every category of fiction and nonfiction Asimov was a prodigious correspondent as well as a prolific author During his professional career he received than one hundred thousand letters over ninety thousand of which he answeredFor Asimov's younger brother veteran newspaperman Stanley A. This was a great insight to Asimov s life A friend of mine had a friend who was a huge fan of Asimov He happened to be in New York late eightiesearly nineties and had the gumption to go to Asimov s address and ask the security guy there to speak to his idol The man said he would ask To my his surprise Asimov agreed to come down and meet him in the lobby They then spoke for about twenty minutes Cool or coolThis book of compiled letters written to Asimov shows exactly the sort of attention Asimov gave to those who read his workWhat struck me most was that Asimov could not or refrained from taking vacation because upon his return he would always find pile of letters there at the door that he simply had to answer with at least a limerick or acknowledgement of some kind usually written on the back of a postcard before he could get back to his usual writing schedule The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume 1: The Pox Party received than one hundred thousand letters over ninety thousand of which he answeredFor Asimov's younger brother veteran newspaperman Stanley A. This was a great insight to Asimov s life A friend of mine had a friend who was a huge fan of Asimov He happened to be in New York late eightiesearly nineties and had the gumption to go to Asimov s address and ask the security guy there to speak to his idol The man said he would ask To my his surprise Asimov agreed to come down and meet him in the lobby They then spoke for about twenty minutes Cool or coolThis book of compiled letters written to Asimov shows exactly the sort of attention Asimov gave to those who 21st Century Skills Leading Edge Book 5 read his workWhat struck me most was that Asimov could not or How to Write Essays refrained from taking vacation because upon his Autumn Days with the Moodys Moody Family #6 return he would always find pile of letters there at the door that he simply had to answer with at least a limerick or acknowledgement of some kind usually written on the back of a postcard before he could get back to his usual writing schedule

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review Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Simov the creation of Yours Isaac Asimov was truly a labor of love Completed before Stanley's death in August 1995 the book is made up of excerpts from one thousand never before published letters each handpicked by Stanley for inclusion in this volume Arranged by subject and accompanied by Stanley's short insightful introductions here are letters to statesmen and scientists actors and authors as well as to children housewives aspiri. I was sad to find out his views on certain things but still able to enjoy his funny stories jokes and self references Au bagne references

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review Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Ng writers and fans the world over The letters are warm engaging reasoned and occasionally impassioned Through them all Isaac Asimov's legendary genius wit and charm shine throughAnd so we have Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters an intimate glimpse into the thoughts feelings and opinions of a great writer and thinker of the modern age As Stanley Asimov advised Read the letters carefully One of them may have been written to you. This book is a total delight Shortly after Isaac Asimov died his brother Stanley began sorting through his exorbitant amount of personal correspondence Asimov had thousands upon thousands of letters he had donated to his archives at Boston University Well it took Stanley nearly two years to read through them but he has produced some true gems for our personal enjoyment The book itself is divided into segments or headings which contain letters dealing with the heading s subject For instance Youth would deal with letters from Asimov describing his youth and so forth Some of the other headings are Shakespeare limericks editors publishers celebrities friends fans We are able to read Asimov s witty and sometimes highly humorous responses to all sorts of odd letters and flattering reuests Personally I enjoyed this book because it s essentially a book written by Isaac himself You sense his personal warmth dedication to his writing and honest nature than anything His honesty spills forth in his candid descriptions about death and his own mortality and also his forthright feelings about being an atheist You feel as if you are reading letters from your surrogate Grandfather and you can t help but feel an emotional sense of compassion for the man who tried like no other to educate and make people feel good about themselves Other aspects about this book I enjoyed are Asimov s descriptions of his personal idiosyncrasies such as his phobia about flying and traveling his penchant for flirting with just about any woman he met and his fastidiousness in paying debts You ll definitely come away from this book feeling wiser and happier for having read it


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    EBOOK READ (Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters) ☆ Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov was a prolific writer Over the course of his career he wrote nearly 500 books That is not unusual of itself What is amazing is that he had books published in all ten of the major categories of the Dewey Decimal systemHis books were translated into many languages He received letters from fans from all over t

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    download ô eBook or Kindle ePUB à Isaac Asimov EBOOK READ (Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters) ☆ Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov à 3 read & download I was sad to find out his views on certain things but still able to enjoy his funny stories jokes and self references

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    Isaac Asimov à 3 read & download EBOOK READ (Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters) ☆ Isaac Asimov A delightful compilation of letters I really enjoy reading them and may read the letters again and again for inspiration

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    EBOOK READ (Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters) ☆ Isaac Asimov free read Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters Since Isaac Asimov wrote about so many things and engaged in other literary activities such as preparing anthologies the precise number of books that he wrote is open to interpretation He may be the only person to have a book listed in every classification category in the Dewey Decimal system At this time the number of b

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    EBOOK READ (Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters) ☆ Isaac Asimov My review is only four stars for personal reasons Only that mostly it saddens me to read his notes posthumously

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    EBOOK READ (Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters) ☆ Isaac Asimov This book is a total delight Shortly after Isaac Asimov died his brother Stanley began sorting through his exorbitant amount of personal correspondence Asimov had thousands upon thousands of letters he had donated to his archives at Boston University Well it took Stanley nearly two years to read through them but he has produced some true gems for our personal enjoyment The book itself is divided into segments or headings which contain let

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    download ô eBook or Kindle ePUB à Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov à 3 read & download free read Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters Isaac Asimov was the most prolific writer of all time That is no clearly seen that in his letters which in addition to his 500 or so books thousands of essays number in the tens of thousands His brother Stanley does a great job in sifting through condensing and presenting just a small portion of that verbose correspondence for the perusal of the casual reader Not only does one acuire a feeling for the real unassuming persona of

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  • Paperback
  • 352
  • Yours Isaac Asimov A Lifetime of Letters
  • Isaac Asimov
  • English
  • 14 July 2020
  • 9780385476249