Isaac Asimov

Buy Jupiter and Other Stories

1975 (First published)

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Isaac Asimov
1975 First published
Publication Location U.S.A.
Language English
Notes Buy Jupiter and Other Stories is a 1975 collection of short stories by American writer Isaac Asimov. Each story is introduced by a short account of how it came to be written and what was happening in Asimov's life at the time and follows on from where The Early Asimov (1972) left off. In the introduction, Asimov explains that his objective is to tell enough of his autobiography in his short story collections so that his editors will stop asking him to write an actual autobiography.

• "Darwinian Pool Room"
• "Day of the Hunters"
• "Shah Guido G."
• "Button, Button"
• "The Monkey's Finger"
• "Everest"
• "The Pause"
• "Let's Not"
• "Each an Explorer"
• "Blank!"
• "Does a Bee Care?"
• "Silly Asses"
• "Buy Jupiter"
• "A Statue for Father"
• "Rain, Rain, Go Away"
• "Founding Father"
• "Exile to Hell"
• "Key Item" - a Multivac story
• "The Proper Study"
• "2430 A.D."
• "The Greatest Asset"
• "Take a Match"
• "Thiotimoline to the Stars"
• "Light Verse" - a Robot story


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