Challenges Author:Ben Bova Startling fiction and sage insight into the science fiction process -- from one of the most distinguished voices in the field. Bova offers a collection in which each story is framed by his observations about the SF writing process itself, and by wise and witty commentary on the special problems and challenges faced by the SF writer in an increas... more »ingly futuristic world.« less
I've been a Bova fan for quite a while now. This was a solid collection of stories mixed with some nonfiction musings. If you like good scifi stories with strong characterization, you will certainly enjoy this book.
This is a stunning collection of stories and essays with a generous helping of Bova's comments - particular, provocative, and deeply practical - on the SF field itself and the real future into which we are all embarked.