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Ben Bova

Ben Bova
Ed Chappell

Ben Bova (1932-2020) was the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction, including Able One, Transhuman, Orion, the Star Quest Trilogy, and the Grand Tour novels, including Titan, winner of John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year. His many honors include the Isaac Asimov Memorial Award in 1996, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, and the Robert A. Heinlein Award “for his outstanding body of work in the field of literature” in 2008.

Dr. Bova was 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. His writings predicted the Space Race of the 1960s, virtual reality, human cloning, the Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars), electronic book publishing, and much more.

In addition to his literary achievements, Bova worked for Project Vanguard, America’s first artificial satellite program, and for Avco Everett Research Laboratory, the company that created the heat shields for Apollo 11, helping the NASA astronauts land on the moon. He also taught science fiction at Harvard University and at New York City’s Hayden Planetarium and worked with such filmmakers as George Lucas and Gene Roddenberry.

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Book Trailer: Carbide Tipped Pens edited by Ben Bova and Eric Choi

In Carbide Tipped Pens, over a dozen of today’s most creative imaginations explore these frontiers, carrying on the grand tradition of such legendary masters as Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, and John W. Campbell, while bringing hard science fiction into the 21st century by extrapolating from the latest scientific developments and discoveries. Ranging from ancient China to the outer reaches of the solar system, this outstanding collection of original stories, written by an international roster of authors, finds wonder, terror, and gripping human drama in topics as diverse as space exploration, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, climate change, alternate history, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, interplanetary war, and even the future of baseball.

Neptune

Neptune

Outer Planets Trilogy

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Hugo Award winner Ben Bova continues his grand tour of the human settled solar system with a fan-pleasing look at life in the Outer Planets, among the moons of Neptune...

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Space Station Down

Ben Bova and Doug Beason
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Hugo Award-winning author Ben Bova joins forces with Nebula Award finalist Doug Beason for an action packed technothriller with Space Station Down.

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Uranus

Outer Planets Trilogy

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Ben Bova, author of Earth, continues his exploration of the future of a human-settled Solar System with the science fiction action adventure Uranus, the first of his Outer...

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Earth

Earth

The Grand Tour

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Earth is the latest science fiction novel from multiple Hugo Award winner Ben Bova, author of Apes and Angels and Survival

A wave of lethal...

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Survival

Star Quest Trilogy

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

Hugo winner and veteran hard SF author Ben Bova continues his hard SF vision for the future of the human race in the unknown territory of deep space

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Power Failure

Jake Ross Series

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Award-winning writer Ben Bova returns with Power Failure, another tense political thriller starring Jake Ross, science advisor to Senator Frank...

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A Grand Tour Collection

The Grand Tour

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

This discounted ebundle includes: Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Tales of the Grand Tour, Powersat, Mercury,Titan, Mars Life, Leviathans of Jupiter, Farside, New Earth

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Apes and Angels

Star Quest Trilogy

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

Six-time Hugo Award winner Ben Bova chronicles the saga of humankind's expansion beyond the solar system in Apes and Angels, the second book of the Star Quest Trilogy which began with Death...

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Carbide Tipped Pens

Carbide Tipped Pens

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Tor Books

Seventeen hard science fiction tales by today's top authors

Hard science fiction is the literature of change, rigorously examining the impact-both beneficial and dangerous-of...

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Mercury and Prometheans

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

Two science fiction classics from Ben Bova -- now available together!

Mercury

The planet closest to our Sun is a barren, heat-scorched world. But there...

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Death Wave

Star Quest Trilogy

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Six-time Hugo Award winner Ben Bova chronicles the saga of humankind's expansion beyond the solar system in Death Wave

In the precursor to the Star Quest Trilogy, New Earth,...

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The Aftermath

Asteroid Wars

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

Six-time Hugo Award winner Ben Bova chronicles the saga of humankind's expansion beyond the solar system in The Aftermath.

In the wake of the Asteroid Wars that...

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New Frontiers

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

New Frontiers, fourteen startling visions of yesterday, today, and tomorrow from Ben Bova, six-time winner of the Hugo Award


Frontiers can be found in all directions....

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New Frontiers

Ben Bova
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Tor Books

New Frontiers, fourteen startling visions of yesterday, today, and tomorrow from Ben Bova, six-time winner of the Hugo Award

Frontiers can be found in all directions....

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New Earth

Star Quest Trilogy

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

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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Transhuman

Transhuman

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Six-time Hugo Award-winner Ben Bova presents Transhuman.

"Plausible twenty-first-century medical research, the bond between a grandfather and his granddaughter,...

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Farside

The Grand Tour

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Six-time Hugo-Award winner Ben Bova presents Farside.

Farside, the side of the Moon that never faces Earth, is the ideal location for an astronomical observatory. It is also the...

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Orion and King Arthur

Orion

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Orion has fought across time and space at the whims of his Creators, godlike beings from the future who toy with human history like spoiled children playing with dolls. Orion has been both assassin...

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Challenges

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
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/Forge
Tor Books

Battle Station collects short science fiction stories and nonfiction articles about the future of military space operations written by six-time Hugo Award winning author Ben Bova,...

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Privateers

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

In Ben Bova's award-winning Privateers, America has ceded the heavens to the Tyrants--and the Renegades.

The U.S. has abandoned its quest for the stars, and...

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Empire Builders

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
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 the world's loveliest women. Acting...

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Future Crime

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Future Crime is a collection of six short stories and two novels by reknowned science fiction author Ben Bova!

From the Foreword: "Will crime always be with us?...

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Orion

Orion

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
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, servant of a great race, as he battles his...

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Out of the Sun

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Out of the Sun is a thrilling short novel by Hugo Award-winning hard science fiction author Ben Bova. Written during the Cold War, it speculates...

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The Peacekeepers

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
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 attacking another with nuclear weapons. However,...

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Prometheans

Ben Bova
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

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


At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital...

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Star Peace

Ben Bova
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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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To Fear The Light

To Save the Sun

Ben Bova and A. J. Austin
Tor/Forge
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 preserving the original genetic material of...

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