Ben Bova has written nearly 150 novels and anthologies of science fiction stories. He is the six-time winner of the coveted Hugo Award as well as many other recognitions of his work in the aerospace industry. He lives in Florida with his wife, Rashida.
This book is the work of a gifted storyteller putting on a grand display of his versatility. Bova's fans will rejoice at this collection, and newcomers will find it a great introduction to the works of one of the grand masters of science fiction. -- Booklist (starred review) This collection has something for all sf readers...Bova is one of the grand masters of the field, and this anthology reflects the breadth of his writing. -- Library Journal This collection of short stories features several standouts...This collection has something for all sf readers...Bova is one of the grand masters of the field, and this anthology reflects the breadth of his writing. Recommended for readers seeking an introduction to the author, and for libraries that do not own a more complete collection. -- Library Journal Ben Bova was my primary gateway to science fiction, and so many of these stories have been dear to me for as long as I've been a serious fan of science fiction--and they've remained so after twenty years of being an editor. This volume is an ideal introduction to the works of this science fiction legend! -- John Joseph Adams, Hugo Award-winning editor of Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy and Lightspeed magazine This is a great collection! I'd missed some of these. -- Larry Niven Bova gets better and better, combining plausible science with increasingly complex fiction. -- Los Angeles Daily News The author's excellence at combining hard science with believable characters and an attention-grabbing plot makes him one of our most accessible and entertaining storytellers. -- Library Journal