Twice SevenBen Bova
science fiction, short stories
From the acclaimed bestseller Mars to his phenomenal Moonbase Saga, Ben Bova deftly uses the mysterious possibilities of science and technology to create SF that astonishes and captivates us.
Here are fourteen exhilarating stories - each a shining testament to this Hugo-Award-winning author's extraordinary talent as a master storyteller. Accompanied by specially written introductions that illuminate his thoughts on the creative process, these stories pull us into Bova's uniquely crafted worlds - realms that challenge, enthrall and entertain.
Benjamin William Bova (1932–2020) was an American writer. He was the author of more than 120 works of science fact and fiction, six-time winner of the Hugo Award, an editor of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, an editorial director of Omni; he was also president of both the National Space Society and the Science Fiction Writers of America.
As of February 2016, Bova had written over 124 books in various genres. He edited several works, including The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two (1973) and Nebula Awards Showcase 2008. He wrote the Grand Tour novel series about exploration and colonization of the Solar System by humans. Reviewing a collection of 12 of the series published in 2004, The New York Times described Bova as "the last of the great pulp writers".