Book List:54 titles

  • A gripping, masterfully written adventure set against the violent beauty of a planet in the throes of cataclymic transformation, Against Infinity is Gregory Benford's timeless portrait of a young man's comming of age. On the poisonous, icy surface of...



  • Startling alternative history has been a popular sub-genre of military history and science fiction for years and has recently reached new heights of popularity with Harry Turtledove's epic alternative histories of WWII and the American Civil War. Gre...


  • Presenting fourteen stories of historical events and characters as they might have evolved under different circumstances, this collection includes works by Robert Silverberg, Harry Harrison, Judith Tarr, James Morrow, and others...


    • 1991
    • / Science Fiction
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    What would have happened if history has been different: If the major events that shaped our times had occurred in a different way - or not at all? In this thought-provoking volume, eleven outstanding science fiction writers and one legendary statesma...


  • Science fiction collection of Gregory Benford's best short fiction. Ranging from comic to apocalyptic, the stories of Anomalies challenge concepts of time, space and science. And all the while, Author Gregory Benford's characters charm us. There's Cl...


  • Artifact A small cube of black rock has been unearthed in a 3500-year-old Mycenaean tomb. An incomprehensible object in an impossible place; its age, its purpose, and its origins are unknown. Its discovery has unleashed a global storm of intrigue,...







  • in There Will Be War, Vol. VI: Guns of Darkness
    • 1971
    • / Science Fiction
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    ECHO THROUGH THE LAND... From the gray gunsmoke mists of a far-off alien realm to a violent valley of sinister shadows and frightfully bloody death, from an evil planet haunted by generals of the past and the soldiers who served them to a brutal t...


  • New York Times bestselling author Gregory Benford creates an alternate history about the creation of the atomic bomb that explores what could have happened if the bomb was ready to be used by June 6, 1944.Karl Cohen, a chemist and mathematician who i...


  • This is a monumental collection of thirty-eight Gregory Benford stories, including some of the best science fiction of the last fifty years, chosen from the more than two hundred he has published to date: At the end of the 1960s, Benford expanded ...


  • Voyagers cross a living universe in a gripping new novel of the far future by GregBenford, multiple award-winning author of The Martian Race and Timescape. BEYONDINFINITYtakes a scientist's imagination to the uttermost ends of time. Set more than a b...


    • 1990
    • / Science Fiction
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    Hundreds of years after the events in Against the Fall of Night, Alvin and Seranis are working to repopulate the Earth with original species resurrected from a library of ancient genetic information. Among these resurrected beings is Cley, a Cro-Magn...


  • They were fighting death. Through their scientific breakthroughs, one of humanity's oldest dreams could be coming true. With cryonics, the body could be preserved at superlow temperatures for future revival. But Death was fighting back. In the hos...


  • After an accident in a brilliant young physicist's most ambitious experiment, it appears: a wondrous sphere the size of a basketball, made of nothing known to science. Before long, it will be clear that this object has opened a vista on an entirely d...


  • A backwoods fantasy in a riverland derived from mysterious science indistinguishable from magic, by a master of SF time exploration- Gregory Benford takes readers along on one man's search for his father through the chaos of shifting time. I...


  • Impending personal tragedy is dimming the brilliant light of Dr. Benjamin Knowlton's world. On the threshold of their greatest achievement, the renowned astrophysicist's beloved wife and partner--ex-astronaut-turned-astronomer Channing--is dying. ...



  • Once upon a moment, the One spoke to He and She, and learned that infinity and eternity are slippery concepts. At best....


  • SHAPESHIFTER! The Changeling could become anyone or anything-man, woman, child, animal. It was endowed with an inborn lust for disorder and destruction. Now it had chosen the plague-ridden planet of Alvea for its next mission-to throw an entire world...


  • Isaac Asimov's Foundation Trilogy is one of the high-water marks of science fiction. It is the monumental story of a Galactic Empire in decline, and the secret society of scientists who seek to shorten the inevitable Dark Age with the science of psyc...


  • Escaping from the genocidal forces of their home world, the last survivors of Snowglade, under the command of Captain Killeen, journey toward the Galactic Center while facing hunger, desperation, and distrust. Reprint....


  • Second Edition: Includes New StoriesDeath came in on sixteen legs.So begins a novella set in the Galactic Center series, “A Hunger for the Infinite.” Now this novella and much other writing about the science and fiction in the series, appears in ...


  • When we encountered the aliens, we thought we knew the story they were telling. But we were looking at the wrong end.......


    • 1987
    • / Space Opera
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    Nearly 100,000 years after first contact with the machines that dominate the universe, only a few hundred humans survive. Trapped on Snowglade, a barren world near the center of the galaxy, Killeen and his child Toby of the Bishop Tribe are primitive...


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    • 1989
    • / Science Fiction
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    A repackaging of the Nebula Award-winning classic places Earth representative Bradley Reynolds in the awesome role of meeting the first aliens humankind has ever encountered and taking on their difficult challenge of unlocking secrets to the universe...







  • Reginri was just trying to make some extra cash, doing some off-planet work. He knew the risks, but he didn't know how his life would be changed forever by his contact with the huge aliens on a watery world....


  • Gregory Benford is an eminent physicist, multiple award-winning author, and recipient of the United Nations Prize for Literature. Now in a new, revised edition, here is the first novel of his classic Galactic Center series, a triumph of breathtaking ...


  • in In the Shadow of Evil

    TIM WAGGONER * JEAN RABE * RUSSELL DAVIS ISAAC SZPINDEL * RICK HAUTALA JULIE E. CZERNEDA * JANE LINDSKOLD BROOKS PECK * MICKEY ZUCKER REICHERT JODY LYNN NYE * GREGORY BENFORD TANYA HUFF * MICHELLE WEST * FIONA PATTON The struggle between goo...


    • 1975
    • / Science Fiction
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    The Jovian Astronautical-Biological Orbital Laboratory circles Jupiter and its moons--a metal shell bathed in lethal radiation, held in tenuous place by the gravity of the massive gas giant like a fragile glass ornament in a monstrous fist. For se...


  • Craftsman and amateur astronomer Geoffrey Carlisle from Ely discovers that the moon is fractionally ahead of its usual elliptical orbit. He becomes instantaneously well-known for his unique observation. Using Carlisle's findings, astronomy experts di...


    • 1999
    • / Science Fiction
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    As NASA bogs down in politics, tycoon John Axelrod mounts a privately funded expedition to the Red Planet. Axelrod's not high-minded--he expects the televised flight to net him billions. But for astronaut-scientists Julie, Viktor, Marc, and Raoul, th...


    • 1995
    • / Science Fiction
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    A collection of twenty-one stories features unexpected revelations at a masquerade party, a devastating California earthquake, a complex computer game that becomes a matter of life and death, and more...


  • A collection of the best of the fiction and poetry that earned 1999 Nebula Awards, bestowed by the Sciencefiction and Fantasy Writers of America, includes original essays on the latest achievements in the genre and stories by Jane Yolen, Joe Haldeman...


  • Presents the Hugo winners for 1992, 1993, and 1994 in a collection that includes contributions by Isaac Asimov, Charles Sheffield, Connie Willis, Harry Turtledove, Nancy Kress, Lucius Shepherd, and others. Original....


  • MANKIND HAS FINALLY BLOWN ITSELF OFF THE MAP Nuclear war. The greatest single threat facing mankind. The arsenals of a man-made Armageddon await only a word...the touch of a button...a computer-glitch to reduce our cities to twisted wreckage, where s...


  • In this thematic sequel to Gregory Benford’s award-winning bestseller TIMESCAPE, a history professor finds that he is able travel back to 1968, the year he was sixteen -- here, he finds a slew of mentors with the same ability, including Robert Hein...


  • in Time Gate

    The creative geniuses of 21st-century America have made a computer breakthrough--the simulation of thinking, feeling personalities from history, from Socrates to Genghis Khan--and the results are startling...


  • The final chapter of humanity's future has begun. And three men hold the key to survival. As the fierce, artificially intelligent mechs pursue their savage and unstoppable destruction of the human race, it soon becomes apparent that these three men--...


  • Sentinels: A collection of stories and essays by some of Clarke's many colleagues and friends who were influenced by his writings and thoughts about human possibilities, and who continue as his sentinels by the doors to the future that he opened... S...


  • The first strikes destroyed Cleveland, Tunis, and parts of Alaska, Canada, and Australia. That was barely the beginning.The swarm-- a cloud of meteors and asteroids 50,000 miles across--was coming. Hundred of missiles put Earth under siege forcing th...


  • Respected science fiction author-editors Gregory Benford and George Zebrowski present an anthology, with unique color illustrations, that is filled with the excitement, poetry, and adventure awaiting us in the limitless final frontier that is the sky...



  • Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon is an anthology by authors from both science and fiction writing backgrounds, illustrating some of the tech and ideology behind the illustrious goal of traveling to another star within the next century. E...


  • Their historic mission to Mars made Julia and Viktor the most famous astronauts of all time. Now, decades later, they are ordered by the Consortium to Pluto, where they will rendezvous with another star- ship led by the brilliant, arrogant Captain Sh...







  • Set against the magnificent, furious backdrop of the Galactic Center, here is a drama as compelling as the towering Great Sky River. A small human band flees from a threat it cannot hope to match -- enormously superior artificial minds embodied in gr...


  • 1998. Earth is falling apart, on the brink of ecological disaster. But in England a tachyon scientist is attempting to contact the past, to somehow warn them of the misery and death their actions and experiments have visited upon a ravaged planet. ...




  • SF readers have come to expect the universe from Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Gregory Benford: fascinating multilayered characters, thrilling plots, and mind-bending scientific speculations firmly based in cutting-edge technological fact. Whe...