Introduction to Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

Early life: the young prodigy One of the greatest science fiction writers of all time, Isaac Asimov was born to Jewish parents to Petroivichi – a faraway village in Russia, in 1920. There’s no definitive record pertaining to his date of birth but his family gave him a range of dates between … Read more

Introduction to J.R.R. Tolkien

jrr tolkien

In 1892, J. R. R. Tolkien was born Joseph Ronald Reuel Tolkien in what is today Free State Province in South Africa. During his early years, his father worked as a manager of a British bank’s South African office. His father died when he was three; Tolkien, his mother, and brother moved … Read more