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For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future -- to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon gathers the best minds in th...
Publish Date
October 6
First Published in 1951
Goodreads rating
Feb 20, 2020
Worth reading Asimov’s Foundation      source
May 02, 2017
I loved reading it as a kid.      source
Aug 02, 2020
@kerooke Ready Player One, Snow Crash, Foundation      source
Dec 15, 2018
sci fi reading list done. what should i read next? in the last few months, read and liked: - Walkaway, @doctorow - Madd Adam trilogy, @MargaretAtwood - Stone Sky trilogy, @nkjemisin + re-read Dune and first Foundation book would love recommendations for sci fi - new and old!      source
Feb 20, 2020
@elonmusk My #1 book recommendation.      source
Selected Books for the Manual for Civilization      source
Mar 01, 2020
“It is the chief characteristic of the religion of science that it works.” -Isaac Asimov (Foundation) What a great book! Worth a re-read!      source
Life-changing for me as a kid, and have still read it multiple times throughout my life.      source