Ben Bova
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Ben Bova

The author of more than 100 futuristic novels and nonfiction books,
Dr. Ben Bova has been involved in science and high technology since the very beginnings of the space age. President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a past president of Science Fiction Writers of America, Dr. Bova received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, "for fueling mankind's imagination regarding the wonders of outer
space." His 2006 novel TITAN received the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year. Earlier, he was an award-winning editor of ANALOG and OMNI and an executive in the aerospace industry.
Dr. Bova is a frequent commentator on radio and television and popular lecturer.
His website is: http://www.benbova.com

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    • The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 1, 1929–1964

    • The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of All Time Chosen by the Members of the Science Fiction Writers of America
    • By: Robert A. Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, and others
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman, L. J. Ganser, Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 28 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152

    This book contains 26 of the greatest science fiction stories ever written. They represent the considered verdict of the Science Fiction Writers of America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • CHAPTER LIST to Help Find Stories

    • By Lance on 06-07-18

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 2-A

    • The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Members of The Science Fiction Writers of America
    • By: Theodore Sturgeon, Ben Bova - editor, Lester del Rey, and others
    • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla, Kevin T. Collins, Mark Boyett, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    This volume is the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas published between 1929 and 1964, containing 11 great classics....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 'Greatest' is the word...

    • By dutch wolff on 06-21-18

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 2-B

    • By: Ben Bova, Isaac Asimov, others
    • Narrated by: Angelo Di Loreto, Vivienne Leheny, Gabriel Sloyer, and others
    • Length: 22 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    This last volume in the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas published between 1929 and 1964 contains 11 great classics. No anthology better captures the birth of science fiction as a literary field....

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Precipice

    • Book One of The Asteroid Wars
    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Amanda Karr, cast
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 402
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 179

    Once, Dan Randolph was one of the richest men on Earth. Now the planet is spiraling into environmental disaster, with floods and earthquakes destroying the lives of millions....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Space Opera Fun ( not for Kids)

    • By Chris on 02-08-06

    Regular price: $35.93

    • New Earth

    • The Grand Tour, Book 18
    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 292
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 272

    We’ve found another Earthlike planet, but what secrets does it hold? The entire world is thrilled by the discovery of a new, Earthlike planet....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting plot, dated and simplistic writing.

    • By mahoneko on 11-20-15

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Moonrise

    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 18 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 304
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 232

    A 21st century U.S. aerospace company has developed the first permanent human settlement on the Moon....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A worthy read / listen

    • By Brian on 09-03-13

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Saturn

    • A Novel of the Ringed Planet
    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Amanda Karr, Stefan Rudnicki, full cast
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 91

    In the best-selling novels Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova dramatized the latest discoveries about our own solar system in an epic tale of near-future exploration and development....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed It

    • By Don on 09-18-04

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Leviathans of Jupiter

    • The Grand Tour Series
    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Gabrielle de Cuir, Samantha Eggar, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 186

    What secrets lurk in the depths of Jupiter’s oceans....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Deeply Flawed

    • By Conker on 07-10-12

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Survival

    • The Star Quest Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    When a human team is sent to scout a few hundred light-years in front of the death wave, it encounters a civilization far in advance of our own....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing end to a series

    • By Jessica on 06-10-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Dueling Machine

    • By: Ben Bova, Myron Lewis
    • Narrated by: Al Kessel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The dueling machine can create a virtual world where all conflicts are waged, but where no one ever dies or gets. But a madman dictator of a small empire finds a way to bend virtual reality to his will - and uses the dueling machine to take over the galaxy....

    Regular price: $9.99

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