Ben Bova

Ben Bova
Ed Chappell

Ben Bova is the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction, including Able One, Leviathans of Jupiter and the Grand Tour novels, including Titan, winner of John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, and in 2008 he won the Robert A. Heinlein Award "for his outstanding body of work in the field of literature." He is President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a past president of Science Fiction Writers of America, and a former editor of Analog and former fiction editor of Omni. As an editor, he won science fiction’s Hugo Award six times. Dr. Bova’s writings have predicted the Space Race of the 1960s, virtual reality, human cloning, the Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars), electronic book publishing, and much more. He lives in Florida.


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Hugo Award-winning author Ben Bova discusses The Aftermath, the fourth book in The Asteroid Wars series.

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The Rock Rats by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ben Bova's science fiction novel The Rock Rats, book 2 in The Asteroid Wars series, narrated by Ira Claffey, Amanda Karr and cast, with an introduction by Ben Bova.

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The Precipice by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ben Bova's science fiction novel The Precipice, the first novel of the Asteroid Wars about Earth's near future from the "leading light of hard science fiction and space advocacy" (Booklist).

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Mercury by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ben Bova's science fiction novel Mercury, part of his bestselling SF series The Grand Tour. The audiobook is read by Stefan Rudnicki, Arte Johnson and Moira Quirk.

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Saturn by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ben Bova's science fiction novel Saturn, part of his Grand Tour series. Following the bestselling, widely-praised Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova offers a new adventure of solar system discovery like nothing previously imagined. Second in size only to Jupiter, bigger than a thousand Earths but light enough to float in water, home of crushing gravity and delicate, seemingly impossible rings, it dazzles and attracts us: Saturn.

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Jupiter by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ben Bova's science fiction novel Jupiter, narrated by Christian Noble and David Warner, with an introduction by Harlan Ellison. A "leading light of hard SF and space advocacy" (Booklist) turns his sights to the largest planet in our solar system in this Grand Tour novel.

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The Aftermath by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ben Bova's science fiction novel The Aftermath, narrated by Emily Janice Card, Gabrielle de Cuir, Stephen Hoye, and Stefan Rudnicki. In the wake of the Asteroid Wars that tore across the solar system, Victor Zacharius makes his living running the ore-carrier Syracuse. When the Syracuse stumbles into the middle of a military attack on the habitat Chrysalis, Victor flees in a control pod to draw the attacker's attention away from his family.

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Transhuman

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Six-time Hugo Award-winner Ben Bova presents Transhuman.  Luke Abramson, a brilliant cellular biologist who is battling lung cancer, has one joy in life, his...


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Farside
The Grand Tour
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

Six-time Hugo-Award winner Ben Bova presents Farside, part of The Grand Tour series. Farside, the side of the Moon that never faces Earth, is the ideal...


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New Earth

Ben Bova
Tor Books

We've found another Earthlike planet, but what secrets does it hold?


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Orion and King Arthur
Orion
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

The first new Orion novel in over fifteen years!


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Power Play

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Ben Bova, six-time winner of the Hugo Award, brings us a fascinating look at the future in Power Play. Astronomer Jake Ross wants nothing more than to teach...


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The Immortality Factor

Ben Bova
Tor Books

A cutting-edge battle of the wills over one of today's biggest medical controversies


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Leviathans of Jupiter
The Grand Tour
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

What secrets lurk in the depths of Jupiter's oceans?


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The Hittite

Ben Bova
Forge Books

This is the tale of Lukka, the Hittite soldier who traveled across Greece in search of the vicious slave traders who kidnapped his wife and sons. He tracks...


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To Fear The Light
To Save the Sun
Ben Bova and A. J. Austin
Tor Science Fiction

Two hundred years ago, Adela de Montgarde, the brilliant astrophysicist, conceived the centuries-long plan to forestall the death of Earth's sun, thus...


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The Prometheans

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Prometheans is a novel by Ben Bova, the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction.


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The Peacekeepers

Ben Bova
Tor Books

When four ancient cities are destroyed in a nuclear exchange, a force known as the Peacekeepers comes into being, charged with preventing any nation from...


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Privateers

Ben Bova
Tor Books

America Has Ceded The Heavens To The Tyrants -- And The Renegades. The U.S. has abandoned its quest for the stars, and an old enemy has moved in to fill the...


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Out of the Sun

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Out of the Sun is a novel by Ben Bova, one of the field's leading writers of "hard science fiction."


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Orion
Orion
Ben Bova
Tor Books

John O'Ryan is not a god...not exactly. He is an eternal warrior destined to combat the Dark Lord through all time for dominion of the Earth. Follow him,...


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Empire Builders

Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

Dan Randolph never plays by the rules. A hell-raising maverick with no patience for fools, he is admired by his friends, feared by his enemies, and desired by...


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Challenges

Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

Bova offers a new collection of wide-ranging science fiction stories, essays about the onrushing future, and observations about the craft of SF itself....


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Battle Station

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Battle Station is a collection of short stories by Ben Bova, the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction.


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Star Peace

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Star Peace (originally published in 1986) is a novel by Ben Bova, the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction.


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Future Crime

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Future Crime is a novel by Ben Bova, author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction.


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Able One

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Able One is a timely thrill-ride by Ben Bova, one of science fiction’s most respected novelists. When a rogue North Korean faction explodes a nuclear...


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Voyagers II
Voyagers
Ben Bova
Tor Books

Eighteen years ago, astronaut Keith Stoner had been the American member of a joint U.S.–Soviet mission to capture an alien ship that had entered the solar...


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Voyagers
Voyagers
Ben Bova
Tor Books

Keith Stoner, ex-astronaut turned physicist, knows the signal that his research station is receiving from space is not random. Whatever it is, it’s...


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Voyagers III
Voyagers
Ben Bova
Tor Books

Keith Stoner lay frozen in an alien spacecraft for fifteen long years; during that time he came to be something more than just an astronaut, just a man. Stoner...


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The Return
Voyagers
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

In the 1980s, an alien starship visited Earth. While investigating what appeared to be a sarcophagus bearing the preserved body of its builder, astronaut Keith...


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The Green Trap

Ben Bova
Forge Books

Microbiologist Michael Cochrane has been murdered. His brother Paul wants to find out who did it…and why. Accompanied by a beautiful industrial spy, Elena...


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City of Darkness

Ben Bova
Tor Teen

He's passed his college entrance exams with flying colors. He can do pretty much whatever he wants. But what teenager Ron Morgan wants most is for his father...


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The Winds of Altair

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Earth is an old planet, and her teeming masses are running out of resources . . . and time. It is up to men such as Jeff Holman to discover a haven for Earth’s...


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The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B
SF Hall of Fame
Ben Bova
Orb Books

This volume is the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas. It contains eleven great classics. There is no better anthology that captures...


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The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A
SF Hall of Fame
Ben Bova
Orb Books

Eleven essential classics in one volume This volume is the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas published between 1929 and 1964,...


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Mars Life
The Grand Tour
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

Jamie Waterman discovered the cliff dwelling on Mars, and the fact that an intelligent race lived on the red planet sixty-five million years ago, only to be...


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The Sam Gunn Omnibus

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Now in paperback, SF master Ben Bova’s tales of the irrepressible Sam Gunn


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The Aftermath
Asteroid Wars
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

The new novel in the “Asteroid Wars” sequence


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Titan
The Grand Tour
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

A gripping tale of danger, intrigue and discovery on Saturn’s mysterious moon


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The Trikon Deception

Ben Bova and Bill Pogue
Tor Books

In the near future: Earth is an ecological nightmare, and humanity may well go the way of the dinosaurs. But overhead orbits salvation. A vast metallic island...


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Powersat
The Grand Tour
Ben Bova
Tor Books

A novel of technology, terrorism, and hope


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Mercury
The Grand Tour
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

A novel of the planet scorched by the Sun from the author of Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn


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Tales of the Grand Tour
The Grand Tour
Ben Bova
Tor Books

In novels like Mars, and Moonbase, and Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn, as well as Privateers, The Precipice, and The Rock Rats, Ben Bova has been telling the...


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The Silent War
Asteroid Wars
Ben Bova: Read by Amanda Karr, Christian Noble and cast
Macmillan Audio

The thrilling conclusion to the "Asteroid Wars" trilogy that began with The Precipice and The Rock Rats


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The Precipice
Asteroid Wars
Ben Bova; Read by Scott Brick, Amanda Karr and cast
Macmillan Audio

The first novel of the Asteroid Wars about earth’s near future from the “leading light of hard Science Fiction and space advocacy”* Once,...


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Saturn
The Grand Tour
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

A novel of the ringed planet-and the humans who explore it


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The Rock Rats
Asteroid Wars
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

Visionary space industrialist Dan Randolph is dead-but his protégé, pilot Pancho Barnes, now sits on the board of his conglomerate. She has her...


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Jupiter
The Grand Tour
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

Grant Archer only wanted to study astrophysics. But the forces of the "New Morality," the coalition of censorious do-gooders who run 21st-century America, have...


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Venus
The Grand Tour
Ben Bova
Tor Science Fiction

The surface of Venus is the most hellish place in the solar system. The ground is hot enough to melt aluminum. The air pressure is so high it has crushed...


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Triumph

Ben Bova
Tor Books

In a gripping alternative history, Winston Churchill hatches a daring plot to assassinate Josef Stalin as World War II comes to a close and the Allies battle...


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Escape Plus

Ben Bova
Tor Books

No one could move without being followed. No one could speak without being overheard. The almost sentient computer system was everywhere. The...


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Gremlins Go Home

Ben Bova
Tor Books

Several hundred years ago a band of explorers were marooned on Planet Earth. Alas, the Little People are not strong on gadgetry, and they have had to while...


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