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Bova, Ben(jamin William)

BOVA, Ben(jamin William)

BOVA, Ben(jamin William). American, b. 1932. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Science fiction/Fantasy, Sciences, Social commentary. Career: Former editor, Upper Darby News, PA, former technical ed. Project Vanguard, Martin Co., Baltimore, MD; Script writer, Physical Science Study Committee, Cambridge; Marketing Manager. Avco Everett Research Laboratory, MA, 1960-71; Ed, Analog science fiction mag., 1971-78; Ed, Director, Omni, 1978-82. Publications: The Star Conquerors, 1959; The Milky Way Galaxy, 1961; Giants of the Animal World, 1962; Reptiles since the World Began, 1964; Star Watchman, 1964; The Uses of Space, 1965; The Weather-makers, 1967; Out of the Sun, 1968; The Dueling Machine, 1969; In Quest of Quasars, 1970; Planets, Life and LGM, 1970; Escape!, 1970; The Fourth State of Matter, 1971; Exiled from Earth, 1971; (with G. Lucas) THX 1138, 1971; The Amazing Laser, 1972; The New Astronomies, 1972; Flight of Exiles, 1972; As on a Darkling Plain, 1972; Starflight and Other Improbabilities, 1973; The Weather Changes Man, 1974; When the Sky Burned, 1973; Forward in Time, 1973;(with B. Berson) Survival Guide for the Suddenly Single, 1974; Workshops in Space, 1974; (with G.R. Dickson) Gremlins, Go Home!, 1974; End of Exile, 1975; Notes to a Science Fiction Writer, 1975; Through Eyes of Wonder, 1975; Science: Who Needs It?, 1975; The Starcrossed, 1975; Millennium, 1976; Multiple Man, 1976; City of Darkness, 1976; The Seeds of Tomorrow, 1977; (with T.E. Bell) Closeup: New Worlds, 1977; Viewpoint, 1977; Colony, 1978; Maxwell's Demons, 1978; Kinsman, 1979, 1981; The Exiles Trilogy, 1981; Voyagers, 1981; The High Road, 1981; Test of Fire, 1982; Vision of the Future, 1982; The Winds of Altair, 1983; Escape Plus, 1984; Orion, 1984; Assured Survival, 1984; The Astral Mirror, 1985; Privateers, 1985; Prometheus, 1986; Voyagers II: The Alien Within, 1986; The Kinsman Saga, 1987; Welcome to Moonbase, 1987; Vengeance of Orion, 1988; The Beauty of Light, 1988; Peacekeepers, 1988; (with S. Glashaw) Interactions, 1988; Cyberbooks, 1989; Voyager III: Star Brothers, 1990; Orion in the Dying Time, 1990; Future Crime, 1990; Battle Station (collection), 1987; (with B. Pogue) The Trikon Deception, 1992; Mars, 1992; (with A.J. Austin) To Save the Sun, 1992; Triumph, 1993; Empire Builders, 1993; The Craft of Writing Science Fiction, 1994; Death Dream, 1994; (with A.J. Austin) To Fear the Light, 1994; Orion among the Stars, 1995; Brothers, 1996; Moonrise, 1996; Space Travel, 1997; Moonwar, 1997; Immortality, 1998; Return to Mars, 1999; Venus, 2000; Jupiter, 2001; The Precipice, 2001; The Rock Rats, 2002. EDITOR: The Many Worlds of SF, 1971; Analog 9, 1973; SFWA Hall of Fame, vol. 2, 1973; The Analog Science Fact Reader, 1974; Analog Annual, 1976; Analog Yearbook, 1978; Best of Analog, 1978; (with D. Myrus) Best of Omni Science Fiction, 1980-82; Best of the Nebulas, 1989; (with B. Preiss) First Contact, 1990; World Building, 1996.

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