Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volumes 1-3

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Doubleday, 1970 - Fiction
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The greatest science fiction stories of all time, chosen by the members of the Science Fiction Writers of America.

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Review: The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume 2A (The Science Fiction Hall of Fame #2)

User Review  - Bruce - Goodreads

So far: "Call Me Joe" by Poul Anderson -- excellent "Who's Out There?" by John W. Campbell -- Good page turner, interesting premise of a chameleon-like alien (the alien in Howard Hawks' classic horror ... Read full review

Review: The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume 3: The Nebula Winners (The Science Fiction Hall of Fame #4)

User Review  - Cole Schoolland - Goodreads

I can not recommend this particular series highly enough. What a spectacular collection. Some HUGE names are in here. My Favorites Were: - Repent Harlequin Said the Ticktockman - The Saliva Tree ... Read full review

Contents

THE MARTIAN WAY ISOOC AsimOV
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EARTHMAN come home James Blish
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rogue moon Algis Budrys
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About the author (1970)

Ben Bova, Ben Bova was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He began writing fiction in the late 1940's and continued to pursue his careers in journalism, aerospace, education and publishing. Bova received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University, 1954, a master of arts degree in communications from the State University of New York, 1987, and a doctorate in education from California Coast University, 1996. Dr. Bova worked as a newspaper reporter for several years and then joined Project Vanguard, the first American satellite program, as a technical editor. He was manager of marketing for Avco Everett Research Laboratory and worked with scientists in the fields of high-power lasers, artificial hearts and advanced electrical power generators. Dr. Bova has taught science fiction at Harvard University and at the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, where he also directed film courses. He has written scripts for teaching films with the Physical Sciences Study Committee in association with Nobel Laureates from many universities. Dr. Bova has served on the advisory board of Post College and the Editorial Boards of the World Future Society. He is President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society. He is also a charter member of the Planetary Society and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Nature Conservancy, the New York Academy of Sciences and the National Space Club. He is a former President and a charter member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. He was honored by Temple University as a Distinguished Alumnus in 1981 and in 1982 was made an Alumni Fellow. In 1994, his short story "Inspiration" was nominated for the Nebula Award. "The Beauty of Light" was voted one of the best science books of the year in 1988 by the American Librarians' Association and they hailed "Moonrise" as best science fiction novel in 1996. Other titles include "Moonwar," "Mars," and "Brothers," which all combine romance and adventure with the scientific aspect of exploring the future of technology and its effect on individuals and society. "Immortality" and "Assured Survival" deal with technology being used to solve economic, social and political problems. "Immortality" goes further in examining biomedical breakthroughs that could extend a persons life by hundreds of years while being able to always remain physically young. His works include The Aftermath, Mars Life, and Leviathans of Jupiter.

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