Table of Contents, September 1989

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Table of Contents
STORIES
Bruce Sterling Wins Campbell Award ……………… 1
Meacham Relinquishes Tor Editor-in-Chief Job .. 4
NAL Announces SF Imprint: ROC Books ………..4
Major Changes at Davis Publications……………….. 4
New SF List from Pan Books …………………………..5
The Satanic Verses: Part V II…………………………….5
Miller Signs for Canticle Sequel ………………………. 5
1989 World Fantasy Awards Nominations………….7
THE DATA FILE
Publishing N ews……………………………………………….7
Court Cases…………………………………………………….79
Announcements…………………………………………….. 79
Book News …………………………………………………….79
Bookstore News…………………………………………….. 79
Film News………………………………………………………79
Publications Received……………………………………. 79
Awards………………………………………………………….. 79
Rights & Options…………………………………………… 79
SF Theatre………………………………………………………80
Audio News…………………………………………………….80
Catalogs Received…………………………………………. 81
INTERVIEWS
Lucius Shepard: Pleasurable Irritant ……………….. 1
PHOTO STORIES
Around the Bookstores………………………………….. 72
Zenith Launched…………………………………………… 80
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing ……………………………………….. 8
Agent’s Corner, Richard Curtis……………………….11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber……………….. 13
Locus Bulletin Board……………………………………… 35
Locus Letters …………………………………………………76
Editorial Matters ……………………………………………76
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Faren Miller: ………………………………..11
Grass, Sheri S. Tepper; The Child Garden,
Geoff Ryman; Hyperion, Dan Simmons; The
Last Legends of Earth, AA. Attanasio; Ash
Ock, Christopher Hinz; Rusalka, C.J. Cherryh.
Reviews by Edward Bryant: …………………………….17
The Dark Half, Stephen King; Fury, John
Coyne; Masques III, J.N. Williamson, ed.; Razored
Saddles, Joe R. Lansdale & Pat LoBrutto,
eds.; The New Frontier, Joe R. Lansdale, ed.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:…………………………21
The Coachman Rat, David Henry Wilson;
Imperial Lady, Andre Norton & Susan Shwartz;
Quest for Apollo, Michael Lahey; Phylum Monsters,
Hayford Peirce; The Unbalanced Earth,
Book II: The Lightless Kingdom, Jonathan
Wylie; The Unbalanced Earth, Book III: The
Age of Chaos, Jonathan Wylie; The Steers-
Lucius Shepard ………..(CNB) 1
Bruce Sterling ……………(EH) 1
Beth Meacham………… (CNB) 4
John Silbersack ………..(CNB) 4
William Battista, Lisa Feerick,
Bruce Chatterton …. (CNB) 4
Dean R. Koontz………..(CNB) 8
Harlan Ellison ………….(CNB) 8
Emma Bull …………………… (F) 8
Ellen Kushner ……………… (F) 8
Sara Stamey …………………. (F) 8
Dan Chow…………………….. (F) 8
Dave Duncan……………… (JD) 9
Jeffrey Carver, Allysen Palmer,
Alexandra Evans Carver (F) 9
Lisa Waters…………………… (F) 9
Raymond E. Feist …….(CNB) 9
Fritz Leiber……………….. (HS) 13
Mike Resnick, Alexei Panshin,
PHOTO INDEX
Lois McMaster Bujold,
Peter Hall……………… (EH)46
Liz Cummins, Joan
Gordon…………………. (EH) 46
Tom Clareson, Frederik
Pohl………………………. (EH) 46
Martha Bartter, Lois
McMaster Bujold,
Joan Slonczewski…….(EH)46
Czech SF Ball……………. (PS) 49
Ondrej N e ff……………… (PS)49
Vlado Srpon, Ondrej Neff,
Pavel Konecny…………… (PS) 49
Sever Gansovsky………..(BZ) 50
Kir Bulychev, Stanislav
Meshavkin ……………..(AB)50
Boris Shter n ……………….(AB)50
Kir Bulychev……………… (AB)50
Vladimir Mikhailov…….(AB)51
Aelita 1989……………….. (AB) 51
Gennady Kazminov, Alexander
Korzhenevsky.. (AB)51
Vladimir Gopman, Vitaly
Babenko, Alexander
Kazantsev……………… (AB)51
Angelica Gorodischer, Claudio
Omar Noguerol ……… (F)54
Alejo Cuervo, Ian Watson,
Albert Sole ……………. (GS)72
Kathy Tyers, Bill Ransom (F) 72
Orson Scott Card ………(JM)72
Ramsey Campbell……… (DJ)72
Robert Charles Wilson,
Garfield Reeves-Stevens,
Judith Reeves-Stevens .. (TR)72
Tanya Huff……………….. (TR)72
Zenith Launched……….. (JP)80
PHOTO CREDITS:, (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (EH) Elizabeth Anne Hull, (JD) Janet Duncan, (HS)
Howard Schatz, (BZ), Boris Zavgorodny, (AB) A. Bazavenko, (PS) Pavla Sekyrova, (GS) Gillem Sanchez,
(F) Furnished, (JM) Judy Maynard, (DJ) Dick Jude, (TR) Tom Robe, (JP) J. Porker.
ISSUE #344 VOL. 23 NO. 3 September 1989 Mailing Date: August 25 1989
LOCUS September 1989/ 3
woman, Rosemary Kirstein; The Fortunate
Isles, John Rowe Townsend; The Lake at the
End of the World, Caroline Macdonald; Shaman,
Sandra Miesel.
Reviews by Tom Whitmore……………………………… 25
Falcon, Emma Bull; The Dark Half, Stephen
King; To the Land of the Living, Robert
Silverberg; Hyperion, Dan Simmons; Apartheid,
Superstrings and Mordecai Thubana,
Michael Bishop.
Reviews by Dan Chow:…………………………………..27
Crystal Express, Bruce Sterling; Hyperion,
Dan Simmons; The Argus Gambit, David D.
Ross; Reach, Edward Gibson; The Wall
Around Eden, Joan Slonczewski; The Orphan,
Robert Stallman; Science Fiction, Fantasy,
and Horror: 1988, Charles N. Brown & William
G. Contento.
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly …………………………………….31
Running Wild, J.G. Ballard; Novelty, John
Crowley; Apartheid, Superstrings and Mordecai
Thubana, Michael Bishop; The Secret Life
of Houses, Scott Bradfield, Critical Mass 1-2/89;
Fantasy Tales Spring/89, Hardware Spring/89;
New Pathways 5/89; On Spec Spring/89; Strange
Plasma # 1 ; Tales o f the Unanticipated, Spring-
Summer/89; Poly: New Speculative Writing,
Lee Ballentine, ed.; Dreams and Nightmares 26-
27; Ice River No.4,6/89; The Magazine o f Speculative
Poetry, 10-12/88; Star*Line, 9-12/88, 1-2/
89,3-4/89,5-6/89; Weird Tales, Fall/89.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
SFRA in Ohio ……………………………………………….46
INTERNATIONAL SF
SF in Czechoslovakia ……………………………………. 49
SF in the Soviet Union………………………………….. 50
SF in Yugoslavia ……………………………………………54
SF in A rgentina…………………………………………….. 54
LISTINGS
Along Publishers Row ………………………………….. 36
Along Britain’s Publishers Row ……………………..43
International Books & Magazines Received…….47
Convention Listings ………………………………………55
Magazines Received —July…………………………….58
Books Received —July………………………………….. 59
British Books — June……………………………………. 66
Bestsellers…………………………………………………….. 74
OBITUARIES
Donald Barthelme………………………………………….76
Karel Zeman…………………………………………………76
Jose Candido de Carvalho………………………………76