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- DescriptionEleven essential classics in one volumeThis volume is the definitive collection of the best science fiction vellas published between 1929 and 1964, containing eleven great classics. No anthology better captures the birth of science fiction as a literary field. Published in 1973 to hor stories that had appeared before the institution of the Nebula Awards, The Science Fiction Hall of Fame introduced tens of thousands of young readers to the wonders of science fiction and was a favorite of libraries across the country. This volume contains vellas by Poul Anderson, John W. Campbell, Lester del Rey, Robert A. Heinlein, C.M. Kornbluth, Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore, Eric Frank Russell, Cordwainer Smith, Theodore Sturgeon, H. G. Wells, and Jack Williamson.
- Author BiographyBen Bova is the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction, including Able One, Leviathans of Jupiter and the Grand Tour novels, including Titan, winner of John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, and in 2008 he won the Robert A. Heinlein Award for his outstanding body of work in the field of literature. He is President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a past president of Science Fiction Writers of America, and a former editor of Analog and former fiction editor of Omni. As an editor, he won science fiction's Hugo Award six times. Dr. Bova's writings have predicted the Space Race of the 1960s, virtual reality, human cloning, the Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars), electronic book publishing, and much more. He lives in Florida.
- PublisherOrb Books
- Date of Publication07/07/2009
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Series TitleScience Fiction Hall of Fame
- Series Part/Volume Number02-A
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOrb Books
- Weight703 g
- Width140 mm
- Height213 mm
- Spine36 mm
- Edited byDr Ben Bova
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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