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Publication Order of Galactic Center Books

In the Ocean of Night (1977)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Across the Sea of Suns (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Great Sky River (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tides of Light (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Furious Gulf (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sailing Bright Eternity (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Hunger for the Infinite (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Galactic Center Companion (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Bowl Of Heaven Books

with Larry Niven
Bowl of Heaven (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shipstar (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Glorious (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Jupiter Project Books

Jupiter Project (1975)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Against Infinity (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Martian Race Books

The Martian Race (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sunborn (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Second Foundation Trilogy Books

Foundation's Fear (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Foundation and Chaos (By: Greg Bear) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Foundation's Triumph (By: David Brin) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Timescape Books

Timescape (1980)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rewrite (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Stars in Shroud (1969)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
If the Stars Are Gods (1974)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shiva Descending (1980)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Find the Changeling (1980)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Time's Rub (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Artifact (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beyond the Fall of Night (With: Arthur C. Clarke) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cosm (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chiller (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Eater (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beyond Infinity (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Berlin Project (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadows of Eternity (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Final Now (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grace Immaculate (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Down The River Road (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Backscatter (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mammoth Dawn (With: Kevin J. Anderson) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

In Alien Flesh (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Matter's End (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Worlds Vast and Various (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Immersion & Other Short Novels (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anomalies (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Ball Games for the Future (With: Gordon Eklund) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Habitats in Space (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deep Time (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Skylife (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beyond Human (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wonderful Future That Never Was: Flying Cars, Mail Delivery by Parachute, and Other Predictions from the Past (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of What Might Have Been Books

with Martin H. Greenberg
Alternate Empires (With: Martin H. Greenberg) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alternate Heroes (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alternate Wars (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alternate Americas (With: Martin H. Greenberg) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Man-Kzin Wars Books

The Man-Kzin Wars (By: Larry Niven) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars II (By: Larry Niven,S.M. Stirling,Jerry Pournelle) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars III (By: Larry Niven) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars IV (By: S.M. Stirling) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Children's Hour (By: S.M. Stirling,Jerry Pournelle) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars V (By: Jerry Pournelle) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars VI (With: Mark O. Martin) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars VII (With: Larry Niven,Paul Chafe) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Darker Geometry (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of All Possible Wars (By: S.M. Stirling,Robert Sheckley) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars VIII: Choosing Names (By: Larry Niven) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars IX (By: Jim Baen) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The House of the Kzinti (By: Jerry Pournelle) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars X: The Wunder War (By: Larry Niven) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars XI (By: Matthew Harrington) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Destiny's Forge (By: Paul Chafe) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars XII (By: Larry Niven) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars XIII (By: Larry Niven) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars XIV (By: Larry Niven) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Treasure Planet (By: Larry Niven,Hal Colebatch,Jessica Q. Fox) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-Kzin Wars XV (By: Larry Niven) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of John M. Ford Short Story Collections

Under the Wheel (With: John M. Ford,Nancy Springer,Elizabeth Mitchell) (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Casting Fortune (By: John M. Ford) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
From the End of the Twentieth Century (By: John M. Ford) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heat of Fusion and Other Stories (By: John M. Ford) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories Books

with Greg Egan, Peter Watts, Allan Kaster, Ted Kosmatka, Paul J. McAuley, Tobias Buckell
The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories 2 (By: Allan Kaster) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Heroes in Hell Books

Heroes in Hell (With: C.J. Cherryh,Janet Morris,Nancy Asire,Chris Morris) (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Gates of Hell (By: C.J. Cherryh,Janet Morris) (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kings in Hell (By: C.J. Cherryh,Janet Morris) (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crusaders in Hell (With: C.J. Cherryh,David Drake,Janet Morris,Nancy Asire,Chris Morris,Michael Amstrong,Bill Kerby) (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Angels in Hell (By: Janet Morris) (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Little Helliad (By: Janet Morris,Chris Morris) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
War in Hell (By: Janet Morris) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prophets in Hell (By: C.J. Cherryh,George Alec Effinger,Robert Sheckley,David Drake,Janet Morris,Nancy Asire,Chris Morris,Brad Miner,Bill Kerby,Richard Groller) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lawyers in Hell (By: Janet Morris,Chris Morris,Michael H. Hanson,Jason Cordova,Bruce Durham,Sarah Hulcy,Larry Atchley Jr.,John Manning,Richard Groller) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Poets in Hell (By: Janet Morris,Nancy Asire,Chris Morris,Michael H. Hanson,Joe Bonadonna,pdmac,Bruce Durham,Larry Atchley Jr.,Richard Groller,Michael A. Armstrong,Tom Barczak,Matthew Kirshenblatt,Beth W. Patterson,Yelle Hughes,Bill Snider,Deborah Koren,Shebat Legion,Bill Barnhill,Jack William Finley) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Nebula Awards Books

Nebula Awards 1 (By: Damon Knight) (1966)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 4 (By: Karen Anderson) (1968)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 5 (By: Alexei Panshin) (1969)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 22 (By: George Zebrowski) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 29 (By: Terry Bisson) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 30 (By: Pamela Sargent) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards31 (By: Pamela Sargent) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 34 (2000) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 39 (2005) (By: Ruth Berman) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 46 (2012) (By: John Kessel) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 51 (2017) (By: Julie E. Czerneda) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Anthologies

Nebula Award Stories Ten(1976)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Wonders of the World(1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12(1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fourth Planet from the Sun(1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Great Science Fiction Stories by the World's Greatest Scientists(1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hitler Victorious(1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Terry's Universe: Science fiction's finest writers join in honoring the memory of Terry Carr(1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, August 1987(1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mississippi Review 47 / 48(1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Full Spectrum 1(1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Armageddon!(1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1989(1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Amazing Stories, March 1990(1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Fantasy Stories of the Year, 1989(1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection(1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Jupiter War(1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, October 1991(1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
After the King(1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murasaki(1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alternate Americas(1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Under African Skies(1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Far Futures(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches(1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Year's Best SF 2(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The New Hugo Winners, Volume IV, 1992-1994(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
More Amazing Stories(1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Far Horizons(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards Showcase 2000(2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 16(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe II(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Analog, October 2003(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hard SF Renaissance(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Microcosms(2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A.I.s(2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Space Cadets(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Space Opera Renaissance(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The 2007 Rhysling Anthology(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Jim Baen's Universe(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
This Is My Funniest 2(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Year's Best SF 13(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Skiffy and Mimesis: More Best of Asfr: Australian SF Review(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Year's Best SF 16(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Multiverse(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hieroglyph(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Carbide Tipped Pens(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Gregory Benford(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Loosed Upon the World(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lightspeed Magazine, October 2015(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Visions of the Future(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bridging Infinity(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Science Fiction of the Year Volume Three(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories, Volume 1(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories 2(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Across the Universe(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Science Fiction and the Dismal Science(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Five(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Life Beyond Us(2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

The American astrophysicist reckoned for his award-winning sci-fi novellas; serving as a faculty at the University of California, Irvine; also provides his contributions as an editor at Reason magazine. He is acknowledged for his outstanding contributions to the world of science and writing. In collaboration with William Rotsler, David Brin, and Gordon Eklund; he has contributed awards winning specimens. Lorde Prize for his outstanding contributions to the science in 1995 and Nebula Award in 1980 are his noteworthy achievements. His research encompasses not only physics and astronomy but also Plasma Physics and has been recognized by NASA, NSF, AFOSR, DOE and other reputed institutes. He is well known for the controversial law proposed by him on the Passion in his novel Timescape.

Gregory Benford; aka Sterling Blake; a residing in Laguna Beach; California; was born in Mobile, Alabama on 30th January 1941. Physics graduate from the University of Oklahoma, 1963; completed his Masters of Science in 1965, followed by a doctorate in the year 1967, from the University of California San Diego. After the completion of his doctorate, he got married to Joan Abbe and fathered two children. Most of the characters in his novels are inspired from his wife’s personality who died in the year 2002. Jim Benford is his identical twin brother in collaboration with whom he has produced a remarkable piece of science fiction- Void.

Gregory Benford was appointed in the year 1971 as an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of California, Irvine; was later promoted to a Professor of Astrophysics and Plasma Physics, in 1979. In the year 2006, he resigned from the post to join a scientific team of researchers working on the cause of aging in humans. He has published more than a hundred scientific papers related to biotechnology, particle physics, plasmas, condensed matter, etc. ; more than one hundred and fifty short stories and novels; a few articles and essays. His published novels depict the perfect amalgam of his scientific and literary knowledge.

He is a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, and a visiting faculty at Cambridge University, the Universities of Turin and the University of Bologna. He is a consulting faculty at NASA, DARPA and CIA and other agencies. He is one of the boards of directors of the Mars Society and an active member of Alcor, and cryopreservation advocacy group, UK.

All his life he has been studying the physics of the galaxy and the existence of the black hole and tries to incorporate his findings and concepts into his works of science fiction and anthropologies. His first published novel was Deeper than the Darkness (1970). In later years, he reworked the novel a republished by the name The Stars in Shroud (1978); as he thought the former version was not as sophisticated and well written.

His collaborated work- “If the Stars are God” with Gordon Eklund; bagged him another Nebular Award in 1974.The story encompasses the existence of aliens who consider the Sun as a God and the central planet.

His best solo work based on scientists and time travel, Timescape (1980) has bagged him Nebula Award, British SF Award, John Campbell Award, and also, a nomination for Locus Award in 1981, is out for printing in ten international languages. The novel perfectly describes the human folly in the present scientific world and the pseudo-science world. The story is set in 1998 when the world is struck by ecosystem disasters and the scientists of the present age try to send the message in the past; using tachyons that can travel with the speed faster than light; to warn them of the approaching disasters in the present century. To avoid the grandfather’s paradox, the message is sent in the form of staccato and displaced letters; which in turn creates more paradox. The last chapter is set in the year 1974, depicting an ongoing awards ceremony for remarkable scientific achievements; where the scientist named Bernstein, who was the first to receive and decipher the signals,; is awarded Enrico Fermi Prize. With the successful release of his works, the author has recognized himself as a best-selling hard science fiction author.

The Galactic Centre Saga is an enthralling and a pioneer publication. It is considered significant as the author dedicated a large portion; i.e. nineteen years to finish the series. The series involves three novels named Galactic Center One, Galactic Center Two, and To the Galactic Center. The series is a compilation of six good reads. A prolog called -Ocean of Night (1977); that is followed by Across the Sea of Suns; Tides of Light (1989); Furious Gulf (1994); Sailing Bright Eternity (1996). The sensory awareness and the human emotions are the central themes. The series very well depicts the upcoming future of men’s conquer over space and rising conflicts till the year 2061. The books perfectly describe the space travel and the war of the physical universe and biological mankind. In the year 2001; Jan De Bont had announced to come up with a series based on the six books of the series, but nothing was broadcasted. However, in 1969, eight seasons of the series named Galaxy Odyssey; was produced by the Japan National Broadcasting, which Benford was the screenwriter and the host.

After the successful publication of the saga; the author published a series of Science Thriller’. He serves as a scientific consultant for Star Trek: The Next Generation. Benford’s novels aptly describe the conflicts of inner humanity and outer scientific space. His books are perfect for exercising a mind. Mostly science geeks and nerds are the ones who would go for them. What do we think the inspirations of the movies like Star Wars are based on? The only limitation to Benford’s writing is that he writes for the grown up geeks. His settings are complex and imagination vast. With a pool of varied characters, he performs experiments with the scientific theories. Gregory has acclaimed a distinct position amongst the scientists and SF writer with so much of hard work and awards in both scientific and literary fields. Benford is a phenomenal writer with exceptional hard SF writing skills that leaves his readers, spellbound and amused.

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