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Author Gregory BenfordGregory Benford is a science fiction writer best known for his Galactic Center Saga (In the Ocean of Night, Across the Sea of Suns, Great Sky River, Tides of Light, Furious Gulf, and Sailing Bright Eternity.)

His latest novel, Shadows of Eternity takes the reader on a new interstellar science fiction ride two centuries from now where a discovery within the SETI library on the moon turns out to be deadly. Jack McDevitt, bestselling author of Octavia Gone, calls it “A fascinating plunge into a new world,” and says, “I loved the idea of the SETI Library on the moon. Chasing wormholes is also a wild ride!”

Benford is the author of over twenty novels, including Jupiter Project, Artifact, Against Infinity, Eater, and Timescape. A two-time winner of the Nebula Award, Benford has also won the John W. Campbell Award, the Australian Ditmar Award, the 1995 Lord Foundation Award for achievement in the sciences, and the 1990 United Nations Medal in Literature.

Like many science fiction writers, Benford began as a fan, starting the fanzine Void in 1955 at the age of 14 with his twin brother James. Professional writing came much later when he published his first story, “Stand-In” in 1965 while he was a PhD student at the University of California, San Diego. His first novel, Deeper Than Darkness, was published in 1970.

He did his undergraduate degree in Physics at the University of Oklahoma and then received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.

Benford worked for several years at the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory in California as a postdoctoral fellow and research physicist. He began teaching at the University of California, Irvine and has been an Associate Professor there since 1973. In this time he has published around 150 scientific papers on various subjects in physics and biological conservation, as well as many popular science articles for Amazing, Vertex, and Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. Benford is a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, a Fellow of the American Physical Society and was Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University and the Universities of Turin and Bologna.

In addition to teaching and research, Benford founded a biotechnology company called Genescient, hosted and helped write the television series A Galactic Odyssey for Japan National Broadcasting, and worked as a scientific adviser for Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Benford was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1941. He currently lives in Laguna Beach, California.

You can find a signed copy of Shadows of Eternity and a collection of other Gregory Benford signed books below.

Gregory Benford Book List and Awards
Author's website: www.gregorybenford.com
Similar authors: Stephen Baxter, Greg Bear, Ben Bova, Kim Stanley Robinson

Shadows of Eternity
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Shadows of Eternity by Gregory Benford

Glorious
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Glorious by Gregory Benford & Larry Niven

Rewrite: Loops in the Timescape
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Rewrite: Loops in the Timescape by Gregory Benford

The Best of Gregory Benford

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The Best of Gregory Benford by Gregory Benford

Bowl of Heaven
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Bowl of Heaven by Gregory Benford

Beyond Infinity
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Beyond Infinity by Gregory Benford
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Tides of Light | Benford, Gregory | Signed First Edition Book Benford, Gregory | Tides of Light | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1989 NY: Bantam  First  edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Best of Gregory Benford, The | Benford, Gregory | Signed Hardcover Edition Book Benford, Gregory | Best of Gregory Benford, The | Signed Hardcover Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2015 MI: Subterranean Press  Deluxe Hardcover Trade edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dustjacket, signed by the author.

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Sunborn, The | Benford, Gregory | Book - Advance Reading Copy Benford, Gregory | Sunborn, The | Book - Advance Reading Copy

Advance reading copy.  2005 NY: Grand Central Publishing  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers.

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Berlin Project by Gregory Benford | Signed First Edition Book Benford, Gregory | Berlin Project, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2017 NY: Saga Press   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Beyond Infinity | Benford, Gregory | Signed First Edition Book Benford, Gregory | Beyond Infinity | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2004 NY: Aspect  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Benford, Gregory | Rewrite: Loops in the Timescape | Signed First Edition Copy Benford, Gregory | Rewrite: Loops in the Timescape | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. January 2019 NY: Saga Press First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Sunborn, The | Benford, Gregory | Signed First Edition Book Benford, Gregory | Sunborn, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2005 NY: Grand Central Publishing  First edition, first printing, near-fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Benford, Gregory | Shadows of Eternity | Signed First Edition Book Benford, Gregory | Shadows of Eternity | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2021 NY: Gallery/Saga Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Beyond Infinity | Benford, Gregory | Signed Book Club Edition Benford, Gregory | Beyond Infinity | Signed Book Club Edition

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2004 NY: Aspect Book Club Edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Gregory Benford Bibliography

Galactic Center Saga

  1. In the Ocean of Night - 1976
  2. Across the Sea of Suns - 1984
  3. Great Sky River - 1987
  4. Tides of Light - 1989
  5. Furious Gulf - 1994
  6. Sailing Bright Eternity - 1995

Jupiter Projects

  1. Jupiter Project - 1975
  2. Against Infinity - 1983

Man-Kzin Wars (with Larry Niven)

  1. Man-Kzin Wars VI - 1994
  2. A Darker Geometry: A Man-Kzin Novel - 1996

Second Foundation

  1. Foundation's Fear - 1997

Timescape Novels

  1. Timescape - 1980
  2. Rewrite: Loops in the Timescape - January 2019

Standalone Novels

  • Deeper Than the Darkness (a.k.a. The Stars in Shroud) - 1970
  • Time's Rub - 1984
  • Artifact - 1985
  • Iceborn - 1989 (with Paul A. Carter)
  • Beyond the Fall of Night - 1990 (with Arthur C. Clarke)
  • Cosm - 1998
  • The Martian Race - 1999
  • Eater - 2000
  • Beyond Infinity - 2004
  • Human Being - 2003
  • The Sunborn - 2005
  • Shadows of Eternity - 2021

Collaborations

  • If the Stars Are Gods - 1977 (with Gordon Eklund)
  • Shiva Descending - 1980 (with William Rotsler)
  • Find the Changeling - 1980 (with Gordon Eklund)
  • Heart of the Comet - 1986 (with David Brin)
  • Beyond the Fall of Night - 1990 (with Arthur C. Clarke 0
  • Bowl of Heaven - 2012 (with Larry Niven)
  • Shipstar - 2014

Alternate Histories

  • Alternate Empires (1989) (with Martin H. Greenberg)
  • Alternate Heroes (1989)
  • Alternate Wars (1991) (with Martin H. Greenberg)
  • Alternate Americas (1992) (with Martin H. Greenberg)
Non-Fiction

  • Habitats in Space (1998)
  • Deep Time: How Humanity Communicates Across Millennia (1999)
  • Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science (2000, with George Zebrowskii)
  • Beyond Human: The New World of Cyborgs and Androids (2001)
  • The Wonderful Future That Never Was (2010, with the Editors of Popular Mechanics)
  • The Amazing Weapons That Never Were (2012, with the Editors of Popular Mechanics)

Collections

  • The Best of Gregory Benford - 2015

Short-Story Collections

  • In Alien Flesh (1986)
  • Matter's End (1990)
  • Amazing Stories No 7 (1992), with J. R. Dunn, James Alan Gardner and Kim Mohan
  • Worlds Vast and Various (1999)
  • Immersion and Other Short Novels (2002)
  • Merlin (2004)

Gregory Benford Awards

  • Nebula Award - twice
  • John W. Campbell Award
  • Australian Ditmar Award
  • Lord Foundation Award for achievement in the sciences - 1995
  • United Nations Medal in Literature - 1990
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