Cover art by John Berkey.
ONWARD TO TOMORROW...
Ben Bova, master of science fiction and the science fiction field, addresses the future of both in these thought-provoking tales and essays spanning thirty years of his career.
From the six-time winner of the Hugo Award, the author of Mars, Privateers, and the Orion series, comes a stunning collection of stories and essays with a generous helping of Bova's comments – particular, provocative, and deeply practical – on the SF field itself and the real future into which we are all embarked. Challenges is a special book for SF readers, aspiring writers, and anyone interested in where the human race is headed at the end of the twentieth century.
"Worthwhile, especially for the essays and the various indications of Bova's own editorial thought processes..." – Kirkus
"Aspiring writers particularly take notice." – Asimov's
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.