Author: Gregory Benford

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Meeting Infinity

Meeting Infinity
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781781083802
  • Release: 2015-12-01
  • Authors: Sean Williams, Gregory Benford, John Barnes, Ian McDonald, Gwyneth Jones, Nancy Kress, Aliette de Bodard, Bruce Sterling, James S.A. Corey, Madeline Ashby, Kameron Hurley, Simon Ings, Yoon Ha Lee, Ramez Naam, An Owomoyela, Benjanun Sriduangkaew
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Solaris
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Continuing the award-nominated SF anthology series from multiple award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan.

The world we are living in is changing every day. We surf future shock every morning when we get out of bed. And with every passing day we are increasingly asked: how do we have to change to live in the future we are faced with?

Whether it’s climate change, inundated coastlines and drowned cities; the cramped confines of a tin can hurtling through space to the outer reaches of our Solar System; or the rush of being uploaded into some cyberspace, our minds and bodies are going to have to change and change a lot. Meeting Infinity will be one hundred thousand words of SF filled with action and adventure that attempts to answer the question: how much do we need to change to meet tomorrow and live in the future? The incredible authors contributing tho this collection are: Gregory Benford, James S.A. Corey, Aliette de Bodard, Kameron Hurley, Simon Ings, Madeline Ashby, John Barnes, Gwyneth Jones, Nancy Kress, Yoon Ha Lee, Ian McDonald, Ramez Naam, An Owomoyela, Benjanun Sriduangkaew, Bruce Sterling and  Sean Williams

The books of the “Infinity Project” trace an arc: from the present day into the far future, and now from the broad canvas of interstellar space to the most intimate space of all - ourselves.


Far Orbit - Speculative Space Adventures

Far Orbit
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780615959245
  • Release: 2014-04-18
  • Authors: Gregory Benford, Wendy Sparrow, Tracy Canfield, Eric Choi, David Wesley Hill, K.G. Jewell
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: World Weaver Press
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Modern space adventures crafted by a new generation of Grand Tradition science fiction writers. Smart, readable, and engaging stories that take us back to a time when science fiction was fun and informative, pithy and piquant—when speculative fiction transported us from the everyday grind and left us wondrously satisfied. Showcasing the breadth of Grand Tradition stories, from 1940s-style pulp to realistic hard SF, from noir and horror SF to spaceships, alien uplift, and action-adventure motifs, Far Orbit's diversity of Grand Tradition stories makes it easy for every SF fan to find a favorite.

Featuring an open letter to SF by Elizabeth Bear and stories from Gregory Benford, Tracy Canfield, Eric Choi, Barbara Davies, Jakob Drud, Julie Frost, David Wesley Hill, K. G. Jewell, Sam Kepfield, Kat Otis, Jonathan Shipley, Wendy Sparrow, and Peter Wood.


The Martian Race - Adventures of Viktor & Julia Series #1

The Martian Race
  • Number: 9780446608909
  • Release: 2001-01-01
  • Author: Gregory Benford
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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When an explosion of the rocket launching the Mars Transit Vehicle kills four crewmen, the U.S. decides to redirect its energies to near-Earth projects, killing the manned mission to Mars. But tycoon John Axelrod assembles a consortium to fund the project, and he expects to net billions. But a European-Asian airbus will make a similar expedition. Now, the race is on to get to the Red Planet first.


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