The Bicentennial Man and other Stories Author:Isaac Asimov Celebrating nearly a half century of the work of Isaac Asimov, this volume contains eleven recent short stories, including his popular "The Bicentennial Man," as well as the impromptu poem "Prime of Life" (more informationally known as "I'm in the Prime of Life, You Rotten Kid") and the never filmed scenario "Waterclap." — Together with these out... more »standing stories by the grand master is his autobiographical commentary on each of them. They reveal not only his profound storytelling wizardry but his profound understanding of our times...and the future as well.
Appearing originally in publications ranging from the New York Times (its first science fiction tale ever published!) to the former IF magazine (its last!), with themes leading from Women's Liberation to "Feminine Intuition," from the Bicentennial to "Death at the Tercentennial," and from mathematical games to life-and-death struggles, these short stories examine the Asimovian landscape with typical wit and understanding.« less