The Best of Bova: Volume 1

The Best of Bova: Volume 1 VOLUME 1 IN A STERLING COLLECTION OF STORIES FROM LEGENDARY HARD SCIENCE FICTION MASTER BEN BOVA Selected stories from Bova&39;s amazing career at the center of science fiction and space advocacy He is the creator of the New York Times best-selling Grand Tour science fiction series a six time Hugo award winner and past president of the National Space Society Volume 1 of 3 of the very best of Ben Bova a grand master of science fiction storytelling These stories span the five decades of Bova&39;s incandescent career Here are tales of star-faring adventure peril and drama Here are journeys into the mind-bending landscapes of virtual worlds and alternate realities Here you&39;ll also find stories of humanity&39;s astounding future on Earth on Mars and in the Solar System beyond—stories that always get the science right And Bova&39;s gathering of deeply realized totally human characters are the heroic brave tricky sometimes dastardly engineers astronauts corporate magnates politicians and scientists who will make these futures possible—and those who often find that the problems of tomorrow are always linked to human values and human failings that are as timeless as the stars Meet the Author Ben Bova has written more than one hundred twenty futuristic novels and nonfiction books and 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 Bova received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C Clarke Foundation in 2005 "for fueling mankind&39;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 In 2008 he won the Robert A Heinlein Award "for his outstanding body of work in the field of literature" Bova is a frequent commentator on radio and television and a widely-popular lecturer His articles opinion pieces and reviews have appeared in Scientific American Nature The New York Times The Wall Street Journal and many other newspapers and magazines Earlier he was an award-winning editor and an executive in the aerospace industry Bova has taught science fiction at Harvard University and at the Hayden Planetarium in New York City where he has also directed film courses Bova currently lives in Florida
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