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Gregory Benford, was born on January 30, 1941 in Mobile, Alabama. He is a physicist and science fiction writer who earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego, in 1967. He is a Woodrow Wilson Fellow and a consultant for NASA. Benford's first novel "Deeper than the Darkness" (1970), which was revised as "The Stars in Shroud" (1978), gave him notice as a serious Science Fiction writer. His most popular work is "Timescape" (1980), which was the winner of the Nebula and John W. Campbell Memorial Awards; it presented a hard physics approach to limited time travel. "In the Ocean of Night" (1977), "Across the Sea of Suns" (1984), "Great Sky River" (1987), "Tides of Light" (1989) and "Furious Gulf" (1994) were all a part of the Galactic Cluster Series. He has also written the juvenile novel "Jupiter Project" (1975), "Against Infinity" (1983) and the thriller "Artifact" (1985). He has been nominated for 12 Nebula Awards (winning for "Timescape" and for the novelette, "If the Stars are Gods"). Benford, writing alternately with Bruce Sterling, produces science fact articles for the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. They took over after the death of regular columnist Isaac Asimov. He has also co-edited theme anthologies with Martin H. Greenburg, which include "Hitler Victorious" (1986), "Nuclear War" (1988), "What Might Have Been, Volume 1: Alternate Empires" (1988), "Volume 2: Alternate Heroes" (1989) and "Volume 3: Alternate Wars." (Bowker Author Biography)
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Timescape (Author) 1,946 copies, 28 reviews
Foundation's Fear (Author) 1,560 copies, 22 reviews
In the Ocean of Night 1,189 copies, 10 reviews
Heart of the Comet 1,092 copies, 4 reviews
Great Sky River 863 copies, 7 reviews
Across the Sea of Suns 809 copies, 11 reviews
Tides of Light 732 copies, 4 reviews
Artifact 697 copies, 8 reviews
Cosm 608 copies, 3 reviews
Beyond the Fall of Night 587 copies, 5 reviews
The Martian Race 546 copies, 6 reviews
Eater 538 copies, 4 reviews
Furious Gulf 530 copies, 4 reviews
Sailing Bright Eternity 493 copies, 2 reviews
Against Infinity 382 copies, 3 reviews
Bowl of Heaven 371 copies, 24 reviews
The Sunborn 322 copies, 8 reviews
Beyond Infinity 303 copies, 8 reviews
If the Stars are Gods 278 copies, 2 reviews
Shiva Descending 249 copies
Jupiter Project 232 copies, 1 review
Shipstar 218 copies, 14 reviews
In Alien Flesh 212 copies, 3 reviews
Hitler Victorious 203 copies, 9 reviews
Alternate Empires (What Might Have Been, Vol. 1) (Editor; Contributor) 198 copies, 3 reviews
Matter's End 184 copies, 3 reviews
The Berlin Project 133 copies, 8 reviews
Far Futures (Editor) 118 copies
Alternate Wars (What Might Have Been, Vol. 3) (Editor) 107 copies, 3 reviews
The New Hugo Winners, Volume IV (Editor) 102 copies, 1 review
Find the Changeling 94 copies, 1 review
Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science (Editor; Contributor) 80 copies, 1 review
Deeper Than the Darkness 68 copies, 1 review
Chiller 68 copies, 1 review
Nebula Awards Showcase 2000 (Editor) 67 copies
Grace Immaculate 59 copies, 3 reviews
Nuclear War (Editor) 39 copies
Glorious 37 copies, 3 reviews
Microcosms 37 copies
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon (Editor) 32 copies, 2 reviews
Shadows of Eternity 30 copies, 2 reviews
The Best of Gregory Benford 23 copies, 1 review
The Final Now 16 copies
Anomalies 15 copies
Backscatter 9 copies, 1 review
Bow Shock 9 copies, 1 review
Exposures 8 copies
We Could Do Worse 7 copies, 1 review
Freezeframe 6 copies, 1 review
Time Shards 6 copies
The Worm Turns 5 copies, 1 review
Alphas 4 copies
Brink 4 copies
Mercies 4 copies, 1 review
Dark Heaven 4 copies
Centigrade 233 (short story) 3 copies, 1 review
On the Brane 3 copies, 1 review
Doing Alien 3 copies
High Abyss 3 copies
Kollapse {short story} 2 copies, 1 review
Iceborn 2 copies
Slices 2 copies
Me/Days 2 copies
Starswarmer 2 copies
Redeemer 2 copies
Warstory 1 copy
Exposed 1 copy, 1 review
Valhalla {short story} 1 copy, 1 review
Early Bird 1 copy
Bleak Velocities {poem} 1 copy, 1 review
Solitude 1 copy
Last and First Men (Foreword, some editions) 1,268 copies, 28 reviews
N-Space (Contributor) 1,064 copies, 5 reviews
Again, Dangerous Visions (Contributor) 919 copies, 11 reviews
Far Horizons (Contributor) 709 copies, 7 reviews
After the King (Contributor) 690 copies, 9 reviews
The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century (Contributor) 524 copies, 10 reviews
The New Space Opera (Contributor) 513 copies, 18 reviews
The Science Fiction Century (Contributor) 482 copies, 4 reviews
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF (Introduction; Contributor) 366 copies, 5 reviews
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories (Contributor) 366 copies, 6 reviews
A Dragon-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic (Contributor) 339 copies, 5 reviews
Man-Kzin Wars VI (Contributor) 337 copies, 2 reviews
The Hard SF Renaissance: An Anthology (Contributor) 320 copies, 5 reviews
Engineering Infinity (Contributor) 315 copies, 12 reviews
Man-Kzin Wars VII (Contributor) 312 copies, 3 reviews
Year's Best SF (Contributor) 310 copies, 7 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction (Contributor) 282 copies, 4 reviews
The Space Opera Renaissance (Contributor) 263 copies, 6 reviews
Heroes in Hell (Contributor) 247 copies, 4 reviews
Year's Best SF 2 (Contributor) 241 copies, 3 reviews
Year's Best SF 9 (Contributor) 239 copies, 4 reviews
Year's Best SF 3 (Contributor) 239 copies, 4 reviews
Roads Not Taken: Tales of Alternate History (Contributor) 237 copies, 8 reviews
Redshift: Extreme Visions of Speculative Fiction (Contributor) 232 copies, 4 reviews
Year's Best SF 4 (Contributor) 232 copies, 1 review
Other Worlds Than These (Contributor) 224 copies, 5 reviews
Year's Best SF 11 (Contributor) 218 copies, 4 reviews
Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future (Contributor) 211 copies, 8 reviews
War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches (Contributor) 210 copies, 2 reviews
Year's Best SF 10 (Contributor) 210 copies, 4 reviews
Murasaki (Contributor) 206 copies, 3 reviews
The 1990 Annual World's Best SF (Contributor) 196 copies, 2 reviews
Epoch (Contributor) 195 copies, 2 reviews
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #8 (Contributor) 176 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories (Contributor) 176 copies, 5 reviews
Year's Best SF 12 (Contributor) 176 copies, 3 reviews
Year's Best SF 13 (Contributor) 174 copies, 4 reviews
World's Best Science Fiction: 1971 (Contributor) 160 copies, 2 reviews
New Legends (Contributor; Contributor) 158 copies, 1 review
The End of the World: Stories of the Apocalypse (Contributor) 154 copies, 8 reviews
Threads of Time (Contributor) 153 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF (Contributor) 146 copies, 4 reviews
Full Spectrum 3 (Contributor) 146 copies
Great Tales of Science Fiction (Contributor) 142 copies, 2 reviews
Future on Ice (Contributor) 139 copies, 1 review
The Endless Frontier (Contributor) 130 copies, 2 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF (Contributor) 128 copies
Universe 4 (Contributor) 125 copies, 3 reviews
Mathenauts: Tales of Mathematical Wonder (Contributor, some editions) 118 copies
Dragons: The Greatest Stories (Contributor) 114 copies
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #4 (Contributor) 113 copies, 2 reviews
Futures from Nature (Contributor) 110 copies, 5 reviews
Year's Best SF 17 (Contributor) 109 copies, 2 reviews
Full Spectrum (A Bantam spectra book) (Contributor) 107 copies
Year's Best SF 16 (Contributor) 107 copies
Nebula Award Stories Sixteen (Contributor) 101 copies, 1 review
The Ultimate Dinosaur (Contributor) 100 copies, 1 review
The Universe (Contributor) 100 copies, 2 reviews
The 1979 Annual World's Best SF (Contributor) 98 copies
Perpetual Light (Contributor) 96 copies
Nebula Award Stories 10 (Contributor) 94 copies
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #9 (Contributor) 93 copies, 1 review
Armageddon (Contributor) 89 copies, 1 review
The Planets (Contributor) 89 copies, 2 reviews
Visions of Wonder (Contributor) 87 copies, 2 reviews
Time Gate (Contributor) 87 copies, 2 reviews
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #11 (Contributor) 86 copies, 1 review
Science Fiction: The Best of 2001 (Contributor) 85 copies
New Dimensions Science Fiction Number 5 (Contributor) 84 copies, 1 review
Thor's Hammer (Contributor) 84 copies, 1 review
Beyond Singularity (Contributor) 83 copies, 1 review
Year's Best SF 18 (Contributor) 82 copies
Weird Tales from Shakespeare (Contributor) 82 copies, 1 review
Crusaders in Hell (Contributor) 82 copies, 2 reviews
Guns of Darkness (Contributor) 79 copies
Alien Crimes (Contributor) 77 copies, 1 review
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #12 (Contributor) 75 copies, 1 review
Alien horizons : the fantastic art of Bob Eggleton (Introduction, some editions) 73 copies
Universe 1 (Contributor) 73 copies
Once Upon a Galaxy (Contributor) 73 copies, 2 reviews
The Best of Jim Baen's Universe (Contributor) 71 copies, 2 reviews
The Endless Frontier: Volume II (Contributor) 68 copies, 1 review
Multiverse: Exploring Poul Anderson's Worlds (Contributor) 67 copies, 2 reviews
Terry's Universe (Contributor) 67 copies, 1 review
Armageddons (Contributor) 65 copies, 2 reviews
After War (Contributor) 65 copies
Meeting Infinity (Contributor) 65 copies, 1 review
The Microverse (Contributor) 63 copies
Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming (Contributor) 61 copies, 1 review
Nebula Awards 23 (Contributor) 61 copies, 1 review
Dangerous Interfaces (Time Gate, Vol. 2) (Contributor) 57 copies, 1 review
Quark/1 (Contributor) 56 copies, 1 review
Bridging Infinity (Contributor) 55 copies, 1 review
Interzone: The 2nd Anthology (Contributor) 55 copies, 1 review
100 Astounding Little Alien Stories (Contributor) 54 copies
Nanodreams (Contributor) 53 copies, 1 review
Universe 14 (Contributor) 52 copies
Cosmic Tales: Adventures in Sol System (Contributor) 51 copies, 1 review
Free Space (Contributor) 51 copies, 1 review
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons (Contributor) 47 copies, 2 reviews
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 3 (Contributor) 47 copies, 1 review
Under African Skies (Future Earths) (Contributor) 46 copies
In the Shadow of Evil (Contributor) 46 copies
Space Stations (Contributor) 44 copies, 2 reviews
Swift Thoughts (Introduction, some editions) 44 copies, 1 review
Isaac Asimov's Wonders of the World (Contributor) 43 copies
Not One of Us: Stories of Aliens on Earth (Contributor) 42 copies, 2 reviews
Amazing Stories: The Anthology (Contributor) 41 copies
Afterlives (Contributor) 41 copies, 1 review
Universe 9 (Contributor) 40 copies
A.I.s (Contributor) 39 copies
The Best Of New Dimensions (Author) 37 copies
Universe 6 (Contributor) 37 copies
Cosmic Tales: Adventures in Far Futures (Contributor) 37 copies, 1 review
Future Net (Contributor) 35 copies
Isaac Asimov's Aliens (Contributor) 31 copies
Stories from the Blue Moon Café II (Contributor) 30 copies
Universe 8 (Contributor) 30 copies
Isaac Asimov's Mars (Contributor) 29 copies
Nebula Awards 21 (Contributor) 28 copies, 1 review
Gateways (Contributor) 28 copies
New Dimensions 12 (Contributor) 27 copies
Space Cadets (Contributor) 25 copies
Under the Wheel (Contributor) 22 copies
Sociology Through Science Fiction (Contributor) 21 copies
Isaac Asimov's War (Contributor) 21 copies
Exploring the Horizons (Contributor) 18 copies
Reading Science Fiction (Contributor) 17 copies
Far Orbit: Speculative Space Adventures (Contributor) 16 copies, 4 reviews
South From Midnight (Contributor) 13 copies
New Dimensions Science Fiction Number 7 (Contributor) 12 copies, 1 review
Future Media (Contributor) 12 copies
Extrasolar (Contributor) 11 copies
Destination 3001 (Contributor) 11 copies
Tomorrow Today (Planet Series) (Contributor) 8 copies
Kopernikus 8 (Contributor, some editions) 8 copies
Stardust (Wonder Zone) (Introduction) 7 copies
The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories (Contributor) 7 copies, 1 review
Time of Passage (Contributor) 6 copies
Science Fiction (Contributor) 6 copies
Strangest of All (Contributor) 5 copies
Venture Science Fiction May 1970 (Contributor) 3 copies
The Palencar Project (Contributor) 3 copies, 1 review
The Chronicles of Davids (Contributor) 2 copies
Omni Magazine November 1989 (Contributor) 2 copies

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