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The Best of Bova: Volume II

(2016)
(The Best of Bova: Volume ll)
A collection of stories by

 
VOLUME #2 IN A STERLING COLLECTION OF STORIES FROM LEGENDARY HARD SCIENCE FICTION MASTER BEN BOVA. Selected stories from Bova'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 #2 of 3 of the very best of Ben Bova, a grandmaster of science fiction storytelling. These stories span the five decades of Bova'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'll also find stories of humanity's astounding future on Earth, on Mars and in the Solar System beyond - stories that always get the science right. And Bova'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.

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About the award-winning stories and novels of Ben Bova:
"Technically accurate and absorbing. . ." - Kirkus

"[Bova is] the science fiction author who will have the greatest effect on the world." - Ray Bradbury

"A masterful storyteller" - Vector

"Gives a good read while turning your eyes to what might be in the not so distant future, just like Clarke and Asimov used to do so well." - SFX

About Mars, Inc., by Ben Bova.:
". . .perfectly enjoyable as an SF book (could Bova write anything that wasn't enjoyable?), Mars, Inc. has that torn-from-the-headline vibe that's obviously intended for a larger audience. . . . the bottom line? Mars, Inc. has inspiration, excitement, thrills, romance, a dash of satire - and is a good, fun read . . . ." - Analog

"The Hugo winner returns to his most popular subject: the quest for Mars." - Publishers Weekly

". . . escapist fantasy for rocket scientists and space engineers, those dreaming of these kinds of missions. Yet Bova's story is rigorously realistic. . . . a fun read showing you do not need car chases or shootouts to deliver a fast-paced and exciting story." - Daily News of Galveston County

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'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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Paperback Editions

July 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Best of Bova: Volume 2 (BAEN)
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-4767-8159-1 / 978-1-4767-8159-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
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Audio Editions

February 2017 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Best of Bova, Vol. 2
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-5047-8131-7 / 978-1-5047-8131-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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February 2017 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Best of Bova, Vol. 2
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-5047-8132-5 / 978-1-5047-8132-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

February 2017 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Best of Bova, Vol. 2
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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February 2017 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Best of Bova, Vol. 2
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

July 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Best of Bova: Volume 2
Author(s): Ben Bova
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