Table of Contents, November 1989

This is the scanned Table of Contents for the issue, embedded as a PDF. It is searchable and includes all of the titles reviewed in the month. These issues are not available digitally yet, but most can be ordered by contacting the Locus offices.

ISSN-0049-4959
EDITOR & PUBLISHER
Charles N. Brown
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Faren C. Miller
ASSOCIATE MANAGER
Shelly Rae Clift
PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE
Pamela F. Troy
EDITORIAL ASSISTANT
Scott Winnett
CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
Edward Bryant
Richard Curtis
Carolyn F. Cushman
Karen Haber
Mark R. Kelly
Fritz Leiber
Tom Whitmore
SPECIAL PROJECTS
William G. Contento
CON REPORTERS
Beth Gwinn
Jane Jewell
Locus, ISSN-0047-4959, The Newspaper of the
Science Fiction Field, is published monthly by LOCUS
PUBLICATIONS Editorial address: 34 Ridgewood
Lane, Oakland, CA 94611; telephone (415) 339-9196,
FAX (415) 339-8144. Please send all mail to Locus
Publications, P.O. Box 13305, Oakland, CA 94661.
Individual copies are $2.95. Individual subscriptions in
the U.S. are $28.00 for 12 issues, $52.00 for 24 issues
via second class mail. Individual subscriptions in
Canada are $32.00 for 12 issues, $59.00 for 24 issues
via second class mail. First class individual subscriptions
in the U.S. or Canada are $40.00 for 12 issues,
$75.00 for 24 issues. Individual overseas subscriptions
are $32.00 for 12 issues, $59.00 for 24 issues via
sea mail. Individual subscriptions to Europe or South
America via air mail are $50.00 for 12 issues, $90.00
for 24 issues. Individual subscriptions to Australia,
Asia, or Africa via air mail are $55.00 for 12 issues,
$100.00 for 24 issues. Institutional subscriptions are
$3.00 extra per year. Make all checks payable to
Locus Publications. All subscriptions, including
Canadian, are payable directly in U.S. funds only.
Overseas checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank and
include computer encoding numbers at bottom. When
converting from second class to first class delivery,
please convert all remaining issues on your present
subscription ($1.00 per issue). The number after your
name on the mailing label is that of the last issue on
your present subscription. If you change your address,
please notify us immediately. Second class mail is not
usually forwarded. It is either returned or destroyed.
We subtract one issue from your subscription for each
returned copy. We keep expired addresses on file for
one year, so tell us if your subscription is a renewal
or completely new.
British Subscription Agent:
Fantast (Medway) Ltd.
P.O. Box 23, Upwell
Wisbech, CAMBS PE14 9BU
Japanese Subscription Agent:
Takumi Shibano
700 Ninomiya Ninomiya-machi
Naka-gun Kanagawa-ken
259-01 Japan
Subscriptions accepted at current exchange rate.
Display advertising rates on request. Booksellers discounts
available. For information call (415) 339-9198.
We take no responsibility for unsolicited submissions.
Contents copyright © 1989 by Locus Publications.
Second class postage paid at Oakland, California.
Postmaster: Send address changes to Locus Publications,
P.O. Box 13305, Oakland, CA 94661.
Table of Contents
LOCUS November 1989 / 3
Key to page 1 photos.
A: Hynes Convention Center. B: Fiftieth Anniversary
Brunch. C: Sheraton with Prudential Tower. D: Best in
Show Masquerade Winner, “Dread Warrior”. E: Con-
Course Gazebo. F: The Stranger Club at Anniversary
Brunch. G: Guest of Honor, Andre Norton. H: Pamela
Troy, Charles N. Brown, Shelly Rae Clift. I: Andre Norton,
Hal Clement, R.D. Swisher, Betty and Ian Ballantine. J:
Hugo Award Winner, C.J. Cherryh.
Photo credits: A,C,E,G,I, by Danny Low. B,F, by
Charles N. Brown. D,J, by Dave Clark. H by Paul S. Clift.
STORIES
Gollancz Sold; Malcolm Edwards Leaves…………. 4
Pat LoBrutto Resigns From Doubleday…………… 4
Visions Gets Soviet Edition……………………………… 4
Clarion Call West…………………………………………… 4
The Compleat Stranger…………………………………… 5
Amazing to Suspend Operations………………………. 5
The Satanic Verses: Part IX ……………………………. 5
Hugo Loser Wins …………………………………………… 5
Workman’s Good Omen…………………………………. 5
NOREASCON THREE
Key to Page One Photos …………………………………. 3
Noreascon Three, Charles N. Brown……………… 34
Worldcon Report, Jane Jewell ………………………. 34
WSFS Business Meeting, Donald E. Eastlake III 36
Worldcon Report, Pamela Troy…………………….. 36
Masquerade Report, John H e rtz …………………… 36
Masquerade Winners……………………………………. 38
Key to Centerfold Photos ……………………………… 38
Art Show Report, Karen H ab e r…………………….. 43
Noreascon Three: Everything And More,
Karen Haber…………………………………………… 43
One Long Party, Elizabeth Anne Hull……………. 44
A First Timer’s View, Milton Wolf ……………….. 44
Worldcon Report, Tom Whitmore ……………….. 46
Noreascon Three, Mike Glyer ………………………. 46
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News …………………………………………….. 7
Bookstore News …………………………………………….. 7
Court Cases……………………………………………………. 7
Announcements …………………………………………….. 7
Awards………………………………………………………….. 7
Audio News……………………………………………………. 7
Rights & Options …………………………………………… 7
SF Gaming……………………………………………………… 7
SF Opera ……………………………………………………….. 7
Publications Received ……………………………………. 7
Catalogs Received …………………………………………. 7
INTERVIEWS
Frederik Pohl: Optimist………………………………….. 9
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing……………………………………….. 8
Agent’s Corner, Richard Curtis…………………….. 11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber……………… 13
Locus Bulletin Board……………………………………. 33
Locus Letters………………………………………………… 72
Editorial Matters…………………………………………… 78
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Fritz Leiber: ……………………………….. 13
Harlan Ellison’s Watching, Harlan Ellison;
Zelda, Nancy Winston Milford (audio).
Reviews by Faren Miller:……………………………….. 15
Dream Baby, Bruce McAllister; The Great and
Secret Show, Clive Barker; Being Alien, Rebecca
Ore; Time and Chance, Alan Brennert;
Madouc, Jack Vance.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:……………………………. 17
The Great and Secret Show, Clive Barker; Night
Visions 7, Stanley Wiater, ed.; Stone Shadow,
Rex Miller; Petrogypsies, Rory Harper.
SHORT TAKES: Haunted, James Herbert;
Strange Invasion, Michael Kandel; Deathsong,
Douglas Borton; Neuromancer: The Graphic
Novel—Volume I, William Gibson, Tom de
Haven, Bruce Jensen; American Vampires:
Fans, Victims, Practitioners, Norine Dresser;
The Stephen King Companion, George
Beahm, ed.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman: ……………………….21
Gate of Darkness, Circle of Light, Tanya Huff;
People of the Sky, Clare Bell; Brain Rose,
Nancy Kress; The Fulfilments of Fate and
Desire: The Third Book of Wraeththu, Storm
Constantine; Marianne, the Matchbox, and
the Malachite Mouse, Sheri S. Tepper; Luck of
the Wheels, Megan Lindholm; The Tery, F.
Paul Wilson; A Tie to the Past, David Wiseman.
Guest Review by Robert Silverberg:………………..23
Grumbles from the Grave, Robert A. Heinlein.
Reviews by Tom Whitmore:…………………………… 25
Foundation’s Friends, Martin H. Greenberg,
ed.; Divine Invasions: A Life of Philip K. Dick,
Lawrence Sutin; Sorceress of Darshiva, David
Eddings; The Straits of Messina, Samuel R.
Delany; High Wizardry, Diane Duane; A Thunder
on Neptune, Gordon Eklund; Dove Isabeau,
Jane Yolen; The PreHistory of the Far
Side, Gary Larson; Shaman, Susan Seddon
Boulet.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:……………………..27
Pornucopia, Piers Anthony; Through the Ice,
Piers Anthony & Robert Kornwise; Nemesis,
Isaac Asimov; The Flying Warlord, Leo
Frankowski; Somewhere in the Night, Jeffrey N.
McMahan; The Homecoming, Barry B.
Longyear; Carpe Diem, Steve Miller & Sharon
Lee; The World Beyond the Hill: Science Fiction
and the Quest for Transcendence, Alexei &
Cory Panshin; The Fifth Book of Lost Swords:
Coinspinner’s Story, Fred Saberhagen; The
Outlander: Captivity, B.J. Salterberg; The Parasite
War, Tim Sullivan; Children of the Wind,
Kate Wilhelm; Chung Kuo Book One: The
Middle Kingdom, David Wingrove; A Candle
for D’Artagnan, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro.
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:……………………………………. 29
The Microverse, Byron Preiss, ed.; Time Gate,
Robert Silverberg, ed.; What Might Have Been,
Volume 2: Alternate Heroes, Gregory Benford
& Martin H. Greenberg, eds.; Amazing 1/90;
Analog 11/89; Analog 12/89; IASFM 11/89;
IASFM 12/89; Omni 11/89.
LISTINGS
Conventions …………………………………………………. 49
Magazines Received —September………………….52
Books Received —September…………………………53
British Books — August………………………………… 62
Bestsellers…………………………………………………….. 70
OBITUARIES
Edward A Byers ……………………………………………72
PHOTO LISTING This Issue on Page 78
ISSUE #346 VOL 23 NO 5 November 1989 Mailing Date: October 25 1989