Isaac Asimov

Which author is the only one to have books represented in 9 of the 10 Dewey Decimal categories?

  • A. Maya Angelou
  • B. Leonardo da Vinci
  • C. Virginia Woolf
  • D. Isaac Asimov

30% of players knew the correct answer: D., Isaac Asimov

Known for his writings on science fiction and popular science, Asimov was a prolific 20th century author, and wrote or edited more than 500 books. The only category of the Dewey Decimal system that his books weren't represented in, was the 100s, featuring philosophy and psychology works.


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Question of the Day: Isaac Asimov
Known for his writings on science fiction and popular science, Isaac Asimov is the only author with books in 9 of the 10 Dewey Decimal categories. In this Flashcast, Tamika and Murray talk about how prolific Asimov was and -- get this -- the time Murray actually met him in person.

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