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The Grand Tour

The Grand Tour chronicles humanity’s struggles to colonize our solar system in the late 21st century. Ben Bova is a Hugo Award-winning editor, author, scientist, and journalist—a modern master of near-future science fiction and a passionate advocate of manned space exploration.

  • A Grand Tour Collection
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    • A Grand Tour Collection

    • The Grand Tour
      Ben Bova
      Tor/Forge

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

      “Bova proves himself...

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    • Farside

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      Ben Bova
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    • 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...

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  • Leviathans of Jupiter
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    • Leviathans of Jupiter

    • The Grand Tour
      Ben Bova
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    • What secrets lurk in the depths of Jupiter's oceans?

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  • Mars Life
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    • Mars Life

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    • An exciting new addition to Ben Bova's Grand Tour Planet books

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    • Powersat

    • The Grand Tour
      Ben Bova
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    • A novel of technology, terrorism, and hope

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  • Mercury
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    • Mercury

    • The Grand Tour
      Ben Bova
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    • A tale of revenge and technological endeavor set on our solar system's most desolate stage.

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    • Titan

    • The Grand Tour
      Ben Bova
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    • A gripping tale of danger, intrigue and discovery on Saturn's mysterious moon

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  • Tales of the Grand Tour
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    • Tales of the Grand Tour

    • The Grand Tour
      Ben Bova
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    • 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...

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    • Saturn

    • The Grand Tour
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    • A novel of the ringed planet-and the humans who explore it

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  • Jupiter
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    • Jupiter

    • The Grand Tour
      Ben Bova
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    • 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 other plans for him.

      To his...

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  • Venus
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    • Venus

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    • 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 spacecraft landers as though they were tin...

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<a href="http://us.macmillan.com/series/thegrandtour#media">Jupiter by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt</a>

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.

Ben Bova

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.

Ed Chappell

Ben Bova in The Washington Post