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 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 406
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    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 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 318

    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 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best SF audio book ever.

    • By MikeFarr on 10-26-18

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Exiled from Earth

    • The Exiles Series, Book 1
    • By: Ben Bova, Claire Bloom - director
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    A powerful world government has scientists transported from an overpopulated earth to a satellite on the eve of their discovery of a method to modify the human embryo....

    Regular price: $11.87

    • Mars

    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 18 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 681
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 461
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      4 out of 5 stars 456

    Half-Navajo geologist Jamie Waterman has been selected for the ground team of the first manned expedition to our mysterious neighbor planet....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid Near Future Sci-Fi

    • By Ben on 05-21-09

    Regular price: $31.47

    • 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 57
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Survival

    • By BookReader on 05-19-19

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Precipice

    • Book One of The Asteroid Wars
    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Amanda Karr, cast
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 423
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 201

    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

    • Orion Among the Stars

    • Orion Series, Book 5
    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    A new installment in the military science-fiction series by a Hugo Award-winner finds the superhuman, outer-space warrior John O'Ryan caught in the middle of a dangerous contest between a goddess and a god.....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Power Surge

    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Dr. Jake Ross came to Washington to make a difference....

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Power Play

    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Dr. Jake Ross, a university astronomer, wants nothing more than to teach a few classes each semester and continue his research. Instead, he finds himself aggressively recruited to be the science advisor to Frank Tomlinson....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad

    • By R. Laplante on 06-21-12

    Regular price: $19.56

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