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Asimov, Isaac

Asimov, Isaac

Isaac Asimov was born in Petrovichi, Russia, in 1920, but his family emigrated to New York when he was very young. Author of over 500 books in his lifetime, he is known as a legend in science fiction and in the sciences. He grew up reading the pulp magazines of the 1930's, which inspired him to write his own stories. He wrote in various and many different genres (sf, mysteries, non-fiction, young adult). He edited and co-wrote quite a few works as well (some with his second wife, Janet). His most famous works include the Foundation series, the Robots series (he is the inventor of the three laws of robotics), the classic short stories, Nightfall and The Bicentennial Man, as well as many "Asimov's Guide to..." books (including Shakespeare and the Bible). A brilliant, accomplished man, he was awarded with a total of fourteen honorary doctorates from various universities during his life. He passed away in 1992.

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Pullman, Philip

Pullman, Philip

Born in 1946, Philip Pullman is best known for writing the His Dark Materials trilogy, comprised of Northern Lights/The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. However, he has written several other books including the Sally Lockhart series of novels set in Victorian England.

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Shakespeare, William

Shakespeare, William

William Shakespeare, aka The Bard, was a British playwright/poet who lived in the late 1500's/early 1600's. He wrote dozens of plays, over 150 sonnets, and a number of poems. He is considered one of the only playwrights to excel in both comic and tragic stories. He is also one of the most quoted authors in the all of literature. Some of his most famous works include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, etc.

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