Table of Contents, January 1990

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Table of Contents
PHOTO LISTING
Ginjer Buchanan……………… (JJ)39
Yoshitaka Amano ……………… (DC) 39
Vi Hilbert ……………………………… (JJ) 40
Hugh B. Cave, Charles N.
Brown ………………………….. (SRC) 40
Tim Powers, Tim Sullivan …… (JJ) 40
Jan Burke, Marion Zimmer
Bradley ……………………….. (SRC)40
Ellen Datlow ……………………. (CNB)40
Sharon Baker, S.P. Somtow (DC) 40
World Fantasy Con Staff…….. (JJ) 40
Thai Entertainment …………… (DC) 40
Peter J. Heck, Donald Aamodt,
Susan Casper, Gardner
Dozois……………………………… (JJ) 41
Charles L. Grant, Peter Straub(BG) 41
Frank M. Robinson, Robin W.
Bailey ………………………….. (SRC) 41
Paul S. Clift, Shelly Rae Clift.. (JJ) 41
James Turner, Dan Chow…… (JJ) 41
Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman (BG)41
Joe Lansdale’s “Surprise”
Party ……………………………… (BG) 41
World Fantasy Con Party …… (JJ) 41
William Relling, Jr.,_________________
PHOTO CREDITS: (JPL) NASA/JPL, (KH) Karen Haber, (JJ) Jane Jewell, (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (DS) Doris Stori,
(DB) Dan Barry, (BF) Bill Fawcett, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (HS) Howard Schatz, (SRC) Shelly Rae Clift, (DC) Dave Clark.
ISSUE #348, VOL. 24 NO. 1 January 1990, Mailing Date: December 22 1989
LOCUS January 1990 /3
STORIES
Turner Tomorrow Award …………………………………… 4
Chinese SF Foundation Formed ………………………… 4
Gryphon Award O p e n ………………………………………….4
Sci-Fi Channel Plans Firm U p ……………………………. 5
SF Shop Moving…………………………………………………..5
The Satanic Verses: Part X …………………………………..7
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News ………………………………………………….. 9
Court Cases…………………………………………………………. 9
Bookstore News ………………………………………………. 65
Announcements ………………………………………………. 66
Magazine News………………………………………………… 66
Awards……………………………………………………………… 66
Book News……………………………………………………….. 66
Rights & O p tio n s…………………………………………….. 66
SF O p e ra ………………………………………………………….. 66
Publications Received ……………………………………… 66
Catalogs Received …………………………………………… 66
INTERVIEWS
Ursula K. Le Guin: The Last Book of Earthsea …. 5
Charles Sheffield: Space & Anchovies ………………..7
FAREWELL TO VOYAGER
Almost the Grand Tour by Greg Bear ……………. 34
Voyager by Gregory B enford ………………………….. 34
On the Flyby by Jack Williamson…………………….. 48
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
Editorial Matters ………………………………………………… 2
People & Publishing…………………………………………….. 8
Agent’s Corner, Richard C u rtis ………………………. 11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leib er……………….. 13
Locus Bulletin B o a rd ……………………………………….. 31
Locus Letters ………………………………………………….. 64
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Fritz Leiber: ………………………………….. 13
Brazilian Adventure, Peter Fleming (audio).
Reviews by Faren Miller:………………………………….. 15
Mystery, Peter Straub; Iris, William Barton &
Michael Capobianco; Strings, Dave Duncan;
Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett. SHORT
TAKES: Warhammer: Ignorant Armies,
David Pringle, ed.; Warhammer: Wolf Riders,
David Pringle, ed.; Warhammer: Zaragoz,
Brian Craig.
Reviews by Edward Bryant: ……………………………. 17
Funland, Richard Laymon; Psycho House,
Robert Bloch; Patterns, Pat Cadigan; The Bureau
of Lost Souls, Christopher Fowler; Profane
Men, Rex Miller; Author’s Choice
Monthly #1 : That Old Funny Stuff, George
Alec Effinger; Author’s Choice Monthly #2:
Unthreatened by the Morning Light, Karl
Edward Wagner. SHORT TAKES: My Pretty
Pony, Stephen King; Journal Wired, Andy
Watson & Mark V. Ziesing, eds.; Intensive
Scare, Karl Edward Wagner, ed.; Tapping the
Vein: Book Two, Clive Barker; TRANSVERSE
CITY, Warren Zevon.
Guest Review by Gregory Benford:…………………. 19
Rama II, Arthur C. Clarke & Gentry Lee.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman: …………………………21
A Gift Upon the Shore, M.K. Wren; The Mutant
Season, Robert Silverberg & Karen
Haber; Mythology 101, Jody Lynn Nye;
Magic’s Promise, Mercedes Lackey; The
Meddlesome Ghost, Sheila Rosalynd Allen;
Dare to Go A-Hunting, Andre Norton; The
Man Who Was Poe, Avi. SHORT TAKES:
Prisoner of Dreams, Karen Ripley; Afternoon
of the Elves, Janet Taylor Lisle; Children of
Time, Deborah Moulton.
Reviews by Tom Whitmore:……………………………… 25
Wonderful Life, Stephen Jay Gould; Prisoner
of Dreams, Karen Ripley; Hiten, Yoshitaka
Amano; Berlin, Charles de Lint; Hooray for
Hellywood, Esther M. Friesner. SHORT
TAKES: The Complete Monty Python’s Flying
Circus: All the Words Vols I & II, Graham
Chapman, et al.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:……………………….27
The Voice of Cepheus, Ken Appleby; Shaping
the Dawn, Sheila Finch; Stalkers, Ed Gorman &
Martin H. Greenberg, eds.; Shadowlight, Jackie
Hyman; Dancing Vac, S.N. Lewitt; Sue Slate:
Private Eye, Lee Lynch; Kedrigern and the
Charming Couple, John Morressy; Walking
Water/After All This, Thom Nickels; Night
Prophets, Paul F. Olson; Owl Light, Michael
Paine; Arthur C. Clarke’s Venus Prime: Volume
4: The Medusa Encounter, Paul Preuss;
Systems, W.T. Quick; Prisoner of Dreams,
Karen Ripley; Blood of the Children, Alan
Rodgers; The Spirit Stalker, Nina Romberg;
The Founder, Christopher Rowley; Trinity
Grove, David Vanmeter Smith; Bloodline,
David St.Clair; Colossus: The Collected Science
Fiction of Donald Wandrei, Donald Wandrei;
Dragon Wing, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman.
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:………………………………………..29
Analog mid-12/89; Analog 1/90; Analog 2/90;
Analog 3/90; IASFM 2/90; IASFM 3/90; Amazing
3/90; Interzone 11-12/89; Aboriginal SF 1-2/90.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
World Fantasy Convention 1989………………………. 39
LISTINGS
Conventions ……………………………………………………… 45
Magazines Received —November ……………………48
Books Received — November…………………………..49
British Books — October…………………………………. 56
Bestsellers…………………………………………………………. 63
Locus Index Jul-Dec 1989 ……………………………….. 67
OBITUARIES
Jean Pa iv a …………………………………………………………. 64
C.C. Beck …………………………………………………………. 64
Margaret W ien er……………………………………………….64
Jan Sta cy …………………………………………………………… 64
Neptune…………………………….(JPL) 1
Locus Staff Photo …………… (KH) 2
Michael Reagan, Thomas
Ginzberg, Ted Turner……(JJ) 4
Ursula K. Le Guin…………… (CNB) 5
Charles Sheffield…………… (CNB) 6
Greg Bear……………………….. (CNB) 8
Terri Windling ………………..(CNB) 8
Roger Gaillard …………………. (DS) 8
Flash Gordon Comics…….. (DB) 8
Don Maitz, Janny Wurts …. (BF) 8
Nick Sayers ……………………….. (JJ) 9
Patricia A. McKillip…………… (BG) 9
Fritz Leiber……………………….. (HS) 13
Neptune…………………………. (JPL)35
Uranus……………………………. (JPL)36
Jupiter ……………………………. (JPL)36
Jupiter ……………………………. (JPL)37
Io ……………………………………. (JPL) 37
Ganymede……………………… (JPL)37
Saturn ……………………………. (JPL)38
Robert R. McCammon……(SRC) 39
S. P. Somtow ……………………. (JJ)39
Avram Davidson …………… (SRC) 39
Ursula K. Le Guin……………… (JJ)39
Ursula K. Le Guin,
William F. Nolan ……….. (SRC)42
James Blaylock, Merrilee
Heifetz ……………………………. (JJ)42
Suzy McKee Charnas, Bruce
Coville ……………………………. (JJ)42
Kathy Gale, Jo Fletcher…….. (JJ) 42
Jay Sheckley, Katherine
Dunn ……………………………. (DC) 42
Howard Morhaim, Stephen R.
Donaldson, Mike Jeffries (BG) 42
Thomas F. Monteleone, Brian
Lumley, Bob Eggleton, Melissa
Ann Singer, Lisa Cantrell (BG) 42
Josepha Sherman, Jo
Clayton ……………………… (SRC) 43
Ursula K. Le Guin……………….. (JJ) 43
Debra Gray Cook, Dean Wesley
Smith, Kristine Kathryn
Rusch……………………………. (DC) 43
Gene Wolfe, Heather Wood (SRC)43
Kim Antieau, Michaela Roessner,
Lisa Goldstein …………… (SRC) 43
Nancy Atherton, John Douglas,
Paul Williams…………………. (JJ) 43
Chris Claremont, Charles N.
Brown, Beth Fleisher…….. (JJ) 43