Asimov was one of the great science fiction writes, and he had a plethora of other talents, too. This suggests that an interdisciplinary education combined with a curious and creative mind helps produce a great science fiction writer.
Although Asimov is famous for his science fiction books, his works are included in nine of the 10 major categories in the Dewey Decimal system. In history he wrote, The Greeks: A Great Adventure and The Egyptians. In addition, he wrote The Intelligent Man’s Guide to Science, mysteries, such as, The Black Widower Series. Others include Asimov’s Guide to Shakespeare, Asimov’s Guide to the Bible, Lecherous Limericks, and Treasury of Humor.