Ben Bova
Ben Bova is an American author of science fiction and non-fiction books. He is the author of the Exiles Trilogy, Grand Tour, Sam Gunn, Chet Kinsman, Voyagers, Orion and Watchmen series. He is a six-time Hugo Award winning author. In 1972, he took over for John W. Campbell as editor of Analog Science Fiction. Following that run, he went on to work as the editor for Omni magazine for four years.

Ben Bova became a published author with his debut novel, The Star Conquerors (published in 1959). Since then, he has written well over 100 books. Below is a list of Ben Bova’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Watchmen Books


The Star Conquerors(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Watchman(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dueling Machine(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Exiles Books


Exiled from Earth(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flight of Exiles(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
End of Exile(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Kinsman Books


Millennium(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kinsman(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Kinsman Books

The chronological order of the Kinsman Saga is the reverse of its publication order.

Publication Order of Voyagers Books


Voyagers(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Alien Within(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Brothers(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Return(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Orion Books


Orion(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vengeance of Orion(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Orion in the Dying Time(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Orion and the Conqueror(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Orion Among the Stars(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Orion and King Arthur(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Grand Tour Books


Privateers(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mars(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Empire Builders(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Return to Mars(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Venus(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jupiter(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Saturn(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mercury(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Powersat(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Titan(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mars Life(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Leviathans of Jupiter(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Farside(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Earth(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Wave(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of To Save The Sun Books


To Save the Sun(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To Fear the Light(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sam Gunn Collections


Sam Gunn, Unlimited(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sam Gunn Forever(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Moonbase Saga Books


Moonrise(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moonwar(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Asteroid Wars Books


The Precipice(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rock Rats(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silent War(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Aftermath(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Billionaire’s Club Books


Mars, Inc.(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Jake Ross Books


Power Play(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Power Surge(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Weathermakers(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out of the Sun(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Escape!(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
THX 1138(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
As On a Darkling Plain(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Winds of Altair(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When the Sky Burned(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gremlins, Go Home!(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Starcrossed(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
City of Darkness(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Multiple Man(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Colony(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Test of Fire(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Peacekeepers(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cyberbooks(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trikon Deception(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Triumph(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Dream(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brothers(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Green Trap(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Immortality Factor(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Able One(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hittite(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Transhuman(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rescue Mode(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories


The Next Logical Step(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Forward in Time(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maxwell's Demons(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Escape Plus(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Astral Mirror(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prometheans(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Battle Station(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Future Crime(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Challenges(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Future Quartet: Earth in the Year 2042(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twice Seven(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Towers of Titan and Other Stories(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloodless Victory(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Callahan Kids: Tales of Life on Mars(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Frontiers(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Bova, Volume I(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Bova, Volume II(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Analog Anthologies


Analog 9(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Analog Annual(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Analog Yearbook(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Analog(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of 3 Short Stories Anthologies


Aliens(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exiles(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Novella 3(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Nebula Anthologies


The Best of the Nebulas(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards Showcase 2008(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


The Many Worlds of Science Fiction(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume 2A(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Science Fiction Hall of Fame: The Short Stories(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Carbide Tipped Pens: Seventeen Tales of Hard Science Fiction(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


The Milky Way Galaxy: Man's Exploration of the Stars(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Giants of the Animal World(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reptiles Since the World Began(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Uses of Space(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Planets, Life and LGM(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Quest of Quasars(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Amazing Laser(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man Changes the Weather(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The New Astronomies(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Weather Changes Man(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Starflight and Other Improbabilities(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fourth State of Matter: Plasma Dynamics and Tomorrow's Technology(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Analog Science Fact Reader(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Workshops in Space(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Through Eyes of Wonder(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Notes to a Science Fiction Writer(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Science: Who Needs It?(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Viewpoint(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Closeup: New Worlds(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Seeds of Tomorrow(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The High Road(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vision of the Future: The Art of Robert McCall(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Assured Survival: Putting the Star Wars Defense in Perspective(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Peace Assured Survival(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Welcome to Moonbase(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Interactions: A Journey Through the Mind of a Particle Physicist and the Matter of This World(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Beauty of Light(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Immortality: How Science is Extending Your Life Span and Changing the World(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
First Contact: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Are We Alone in the Cosmos?: The Search for Alien Contact(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Craft of Writing Science Fiction That Sells(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Space Travel: A Writer's Guide to the Science of Interplanetary and Interstellar Travel(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Story of Light(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Faint Echoes, Distant Stars: The Science and Politics of Finding Life Beyond Earth(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The To Save the Sun series is co-authored by A.J. Austin. Gremlins, Go Home! is co-authored with Gordon R. Dickson. The Trikon Deception is co-authored with Bill Pogue. Rescue Mode is co-authored by Les Johnson. The anthology Carbide Tipped Pens was edited with Eric Choi.

The Future Quartet: Earth in the Year 2042 also contains stories by Frederik Pohl, Jerry Pournelle and Charles Sheffield. The Callahan Kids: Tales of Life on Mars also contains stories by Michael Carroll, Jim Denney, Marianne Dyson, Brian Enke, Tom Hill and Rebecca Rowe.

Closeup: New Worlds is co-authored with Trudy E. Bell. Physicist and the Matter of This World is co-authored by Sheldon Glashow. First Contact: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence is co-authored by Byron Preiss. Faint Echoes, Distant Stars was also published as The Living Universe.

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