The Winds of Change and other stories Author:Isaac Asimov In this new anthology, Isaac Asimov takes bits of earthly phenomena, trains his Promethian imaginative powers upon them, adds a generous helping of wit and a dash of satire, and comes up with a shimmering collection of s.f. stories. Among them: — "About Nothing" is a one page tour de force. In A.D. 2125 the forecast of a black hole hurtling towar... more »d earth creates much ado among our future selves.
"Belief" - A sudden, unwelcome talent for levitation has the opposite effect on its victim/benificiary - until he stands his "air" and forces skeptics to rise to the challenge.
"Death of a Foy" - From burlesque hoofers to silver screen caricatures, the Foy's long-running act has been extended here with a few modifications that a certain back-door johnny (Asimov) couldn't resist.
"Good Taste" - On a planet saturated with gustatorial arbiters a renegade's ambrosial recipes whip the populace into an angry froth when they learn his special ingredient was the same used by the wary Transylvanians.
This is the first Asimov s.f. anthology since "The Bicentennial Man and other stories".« less