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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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  • Ben Bova discusses The Aftermath

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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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Power Surge

Ben Bova

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Available 08/11/2015Pre-Order

Carbide Tipped Pens

Ben Bova and Eric Choi

Seventeen hard science fiction tales by today’s top authorsHard science fiction is the literature of change, rigorously examining the impact—both beneficial and dangerous—of...

Available 12/02/2014Pre-Order

New Frontiers

Ben Bova

New Frontiers, fourteen startling visions of yesterday, today, and tomorrow from Ben Bova, six-time winner of the Hugo AwardFrontiers can be found in all directions....

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New Earth

Ben Bova

We’ve found an Earthlike planet, but what secrets does it hold?In Ben Bova’s New Earth, The world is thrilled by the discovery of an Earthlike planet. Advance...

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