Isaac Asimov | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Booklist

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With more than 200 books including science fact as well as science fiction and mysteries to his credit, it is not surprising that [in Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts] Asimov has finally turned to assembling systematically some of the facts he has accumulated. He offers 3,000 odd bits of information here to entertain as well as inform, setting them down in categories ranging from kings and eccentricities to fashions and the Civil War. Presented with a bit of Asimov's characteristic sparkle, this is a find for browser and trivia addict. Asimov invites contributions for his second fact hodgepodge—a certainty for the future.

A review of "Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts," in Booklist (reprinted by permission of the American Library Association; copyright © 1980 by the American Library Association), Vol. 76, No. 12, February 15, 1980, p. 798.

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