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/The Others 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

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

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 (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The 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
Earth (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Star Quest Trilogy Books

Death Wave (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Apes and Angels (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Survival (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Outer Planets Books

Uranus (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of To Save The Sun Books

(with A.J. Austin)

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 Books

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 The 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
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
Power Failure (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Weather-Makers (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 (With: George Lucas) (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 (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When the Sky Burned (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gremlins Go Home (With: Frank Kelly Freas) (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
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
The Peacekeepers (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cyberbooks (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trikon Deception (With: William R. Pogue) (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 (With: LesJohnson) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Space Station Down (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Next Logical Step (2010)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 (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Escape Plus (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Astral Mirror (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prometheans (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Battle Station (1990)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
The Callahan Kids (With: ) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Frontiers (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mercury and Prometheans (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Bova (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Bova, Volume II (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Bova, Volume III (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Milky Way Galaxy (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 & 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 (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
High Road (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vision of the Future (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Assured Survival (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Peace (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Welcome to Moon Base (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Interactions (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Beauty of Light (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Immortality (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
First Contact (With: Byron Preiss) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Are We Alone In The Cosmos? The Guide To The Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence (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 (With: Anthony R. Lewis) (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Story of Light (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Living Universe (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Faint Echoes, Distant Stars (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Nebula Awards Books

Nebula Awards 1 (By:Damon Knight) (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 2 (By:Brian W. Aldiss) (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 3 (By:Roger Zelazny) (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 4 (By:Karen Anderson) (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 5 (By:Alexei Panshin) (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 6 (By:Thomas D. Clareson) (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 7 (By:Theodore Sturgeon,Lloyd Biggle Jr.) (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 8 (By:Isaac Asimov) (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 9 (By:Kate Wilhelm) (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 10 (By:James Gunn) (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 11 (By:Craig Kee Strete) (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 12 (By:Gordon R. Dickson) (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 14 (By:Robin Malkin) (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 15 (By:Frank Herbert) (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 16 (By:Kim Stanley Robinson) (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 17 (By:Joe Haldeman) (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 18 (By:Bruce Sterling) (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 19 (By:Marta Randall) (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 20 (By:George Zebrowski) (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 21 (By:George Zebrowski) (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 22 (By:George Zebrowski) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 23 (By:Michael Bishop) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 24 (By:Michael Bishop) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 25 (By:Michael Bishop) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 26 (By:James K. Morrow) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 27 (By:James K. Morrow) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 28 (By:James K. Morrow) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 29 (By:Pamela Sargent) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 30 (By:Pamela Sargent) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards31 (By:Pamela Sargent) (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 32 (By:) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 33 (By:Connie Willis,Jane Yolen,Jerry Oltion,Nancy Kress) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 34 (2000) (By:Gregory Benford) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 35 (2001) (By:Daniel Keyes) (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 36 (2002) (By:Kim Stanley Robinson) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 37 (2003) (By:Nancy Kress) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 38 (2004) (By:Vonda N. McIntyre) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 39 (2005) (By:Ruth Berman) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 40 (2006) (By:ChristopherRowe) (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 41 (2007) (By:Mike Resnick) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 42 (2008) (With: Ruth Berman) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 43 (2009) (By:Ellen Datlow) (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 44 (2010) (By:Bill Fawcett) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 45 (2011) (By:Kevin J. Anderson) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 46 (2012) (By:John Kessel) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 47 (2013) (By:Catherine Asaro) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 48 (2014) (By:Kij Johnson) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 49 (2015) (By:Greg Bear) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 50 (2016) (By:Mercedes Lackey) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 49 (2017) (By:Julie E. Czerneda) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 50 (2018) (By:Jane Yolen) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 51 (2019) (By:Kim Stanley Robinson) (2019)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
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A(1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Science Fiction Hall Of Fame(1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Analog 9(1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cosmic Laughter; Science Fiction for the Fun of It(1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Analog Annual(1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aliens(1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Study War No More(1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Analog Yearbook(1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Novella 3(1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of the Nebulas(1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best Of Analog(2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 42 (2008)(2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Carbide Tipped Pens(2014)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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