Is there other Intelligent Life "out there"? If not, why not? If so, will we ever contact them? Comparison of some ideas, science-fiction notions, and what The Urantia Book says.
Re: Fermi's paradox
Decades ago (so, take my biomemory with a shaker of salt), I recall reading that Asimov was in front of his typewriter at 9am and worked through (presumably with lunch break) until 5pm.
I read Isaac Asimov's Foundation trilogy back when I was in high school.
Re books for young'n's, IIRC, Asimov early in his career did a series of books for kids, which should be good straight-up SF.
For those of you who missed it, the Jonah Goldberg link to Isaac Asimov's 1964 predictions for 2014
liberals think they can improve on His work.
The above quote from the Coulter column explains exactly why Hollywood Biblical epics suck.
Posted by: WalrusRex
Foundation, when it was just a trilogy, and everything else by Asimov up til then. Robots!
Lord of the Rings including the appendices. Read Hobbit + LotT aloud to the kids.