Gregory Benford is an eminent physicist, multiple award-winning author, and recipient of the United Nations Prize for Literature.
The 1998 Nebula Award winners faithfully appear here—Bruce Holland Rogers's Best Short Story, "Thirteen Ways to
Water"; Jane Yolen's Best Novelette, "Lost Girls"; Sheila Finch's Best Novella, "Reading the Bones"; and an excerpt from
Joe Haldeman's Best Novel, Forever Peace—together with Rhysling Award (poetry) winners John Grey and Laurel Winter, and
runner-up yarns from Geoffrey A. Landis, Walter Jon Williams, and Mark J. McGarry. Read full book review >
Benford's previous output includes a sequel to a story written by Arthur C. Clarke (Beyond the Fall of Night, 1990). Read full book review >
Benford's latest novel in his Galactic Center series (Great Sky River, 1987) is strongest when it focuses on the crowded stellar masses, the whirling clouds of hot gasses, and the unimaginable forces that surround the ``Eater of All Things,'' the black hole at the center of our galaxy. Read full book review >