Books The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov Paperback, 270 pages, Random House, List Price: $5.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Caves of SteelAuthorIsaac Asimov Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary Fearing a violent confrontation between Earthmen and Spacers, Detective Baley and his new partner, a robot, investigate the murder of a Spacetown scientist Also by Isaac Asimov Robot Novels/the Caves of Steel/the Naked Sun/the Robots of Dawn Foundation I, Robot The End of Eternity Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Caves of Steel Opinion 100 Best Books Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books August 11, 2011 More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. The winners are an intriguing mix of classic and contemporary titles.