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IN JOY STILL FELT by Isaac Asimov Doubleday; 828 pages; $19.95

The prolific professor has produced more than 200 books, as well as a feast of science-fiction stories, articles, essays and verse. Yet according to Isaac Asimov, the repast is prologue. For many of the author's previous works have been written to earn a living; the latest, his 216th, is a labor of love. Its subject: the author's favorite, Isaac Asimov. Heavy enough to produce bursitis and double the price of standard scifi, the second installment of Asimov's autobiography appears formidable. It turns out...

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