Year of publication: 1976
The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories
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Isaac Asimov The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories Dedicated to: Judy-Lynn del Rey, And the swath she is cutting in our field Here I am with another collection of science fiction stories, and I sit here and think, with more than a little astonishment, that I have been writing and publishing science fiction now for just three-eighths of a century. This isn’t bad for someone who only admits to being in his late youth—or a little over thirty, if pinned down. It seems longer than that, I imagine, to most people who have tried to follow me from book to book and from field to field. As the flood of words continues year after year with no visible signs of letting up, the most peculiar misapprehensions naturally arise. Just a few weeks ago, for instance, I was at a librarian’s convention signing books, and some of the kindly remarks I received were: “I can’t believe you’re still alive!” “But how can you possibly look so young?” “Are you really...