Table of Contents, March 1991

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Table of Contents
Ace ……………………………………. 26,79
Atheneum ………………………………… 12
Avon …………………………………………32
Baen ………………………………….. 34,76
Bantam ………………………….. 16,36,37
B ridge……………………………….. 40,41
Clarion……………………………………… 56
Charles de L in t…………………. (BG) 1
Neil Gaiman,
Terry Pratchett …………… (SRC) 4
Charles de L in t…………………. (BG) 5
A.E. van Vogt, Forrest J Ackerman,
Fred Harris……………………… (F) 5
Judith Moffett …………………. (CNB) 8
Claire Edd y……………………….. (BG) 8
INDEX TO ADS
Classifieds…………………………………67
Crossway……………………………………. 2
L.W. Currey ……………………………… 66
DAW………………………………………….. 70
Del Rey …………………………..10,30,80
Delacorte………………………………….. 22
Robert Gavora ……………………….. 60
Locus Press……………………………. 75
R o c ………………………………………….. 20
Tor ……………………………….. 18,24,28
Ursus ……………………………………… 57
Warner Questar……………………….. 14
Worlds of Wonder…………………… 59
J. Neil Schulman…………………. (F) 9
Robert J. Sawyer…………………. (F) 9
David Brin …………………………….(F) 9
Spider Robinson,
Jeanne Robinson …………… (F) 9
Garfield Reeves-Stevens,
Judith Reeves-Stevens……(F) 9
Fritz Leiber…………………………….(F)13
PHOTO CREDITS: (CNB) C. N. Brown, (F) furnished, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (SRC) Shelly R. Clift.
ISSUE #362, VOL 26 NO. 3, March 1991, Mailing Date: February 28,1991
Editorial Matters
Spring is in the air (and around the house) as I write
this, although it’s only February 15. It’s 70 degrees F,
the plum trees are in full bloom, and those with
allergies now have the springtime sniffles instead of
the winter flu. Newly ex-New Yorker Marianne keeps
muttering, “But it’s only February,” with awe in her
voice. The issue is almost finished, and we’ve managed
to catch up; this issue should be mailed in late
February. I still don’t know what the Nebula nominees
are, so can’t discuss them. The nominations
aren’t due for a few days, and we plan to strip them
in on the cover at the very last minute. Mail ran
heavily in favor (four letters to two) of keeping
Along Publishers Row in author order instead of
going back to publisher order. We probably should
Continued on page 72
LOCUS March 1991/3
MAIN STORIES
Nebula Awards Nominations…………………………….1
Salman Rushdie: Two Years Later…………………… 4
Fear Launched — 50 Years L a te r…………………….. 5
King Tops Writers Lists………………………………….. 6
Turner Contest Gets 3,000 Entries…………………. 6
“the new Virginia Andrews™” ……………………….6
Philip K. Dick Award Nominees……………………….6
Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominees …………………. 6
Clarion Call (West)………………………………………….6
Nebula Awards Banquet………………………………….. 7
BSFA Awards Nominees ………………………………… 7
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News……………………………………………….7
Bookstore News……………………………………………….7
Awards……………………………………………………………. 7
Media News …………………………………………………..74
Court Cases …………………………………………………. 74
Magazine News ……………………………………………..74
Announcements……………………………………………..74
Rights & Options……………………………………………74
Publications Received……………………………………. 74
Audio News …………………………………………………..74
Catalogs Received………………………………………….74
INTERVIEWS
Pratchett & Gaiman: The Double A c t……………… 4
Charles de Lint: Contemporary Fantasist………….5
PHOTO FEATURES
Around the Bookstores……………………………………. 9
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
Editorial Matters……………………………………………..3
People & Publishing ……………………………………….. 8
Agent’s Corner, Richard Curtis …………………….. 11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber ……………… 13
Locus Letters…………………………………………………72
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Faren M ille r………………………………. 15
Full Spectrum 3, Lou Aronica, Amy Stout, &
Betsy Mitchell, eds.; My Lady Tongue & Other
Tales, Lucy Sussex; King of Morning, Queen of
Day, Ian McDonald; The Paper Grail, James P.
Blaylock; Brain Child, George Turner; The Illegal
Rebirth of Billy the Kid, Rebecca Ore.
SHORT TAKES: Heavy Time, C.J. Cherryh;
The Exile Kiss, George Alec Effinger, Interzone
1/91, Interzone 2/91.
Reviews by Russell Letson: …………………………… 19
Achilles’ Choice, Larry Niven & Steven Barnes; A
Reasonable World, Damon Knight; Griffin’s
Egg, Michael Swanwick; Flashman and the
Mountain of Light, George MacDonald Fraser.
Reviews by Dan Chow:………………………………….. 21
The Ends of the Earth, Lucius Shepard; The
Adventures of Dr. Eszterhazy, Avram Davidson;
Witches of the Mind: A Critical Study of Fritz
Leiber, Bruce Byfield; Fafhrd and Me, Fritz
Leiber; Dracula Unbound, Brian W. Aldiss;
Carve the Sky, Alexander Jablokov.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:…………………………… 25
Night of the Cooters, Howard Waldrop; The
Silicon Man, Charles Platt; Author’s Choice
Monthly Issue 14: Legacy of Fire, Nina Kiriki
Hoffman; Author’s Choice Monthly Issue 15:
Emphatically Not SF, Almost, Michael Bishop;
Tombley’s Walk, Crosland Brown; Nightlife,
Brian Hodge. SHORT TAKES: Dead Voices,
Rick Hautala; Science Fiction Writers of America
Handbook: The Professional Writer’s
Guide to Writing Professionally, Kristine
Kathtyn Rusch & Dean Wesley Smith, eds.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman: ……………………….29
Tam Lin, Pamela Dean; By the Sword, Mercedes
Lackey; Nothing Sacred, Elizabeth Ann
Scarborough; He Came from the Shadows,
Chris Westwood; The Red Tape War, Jack L.
Chalker, Mike Resnick, & George Alec Effinger;
Random Factor, Joel Henry Sherman;
Mentor, Kris Jensen; World Spirits, Aline
Boucher-Kaplan. SHORT TAKES: A Time for
Love, Constance O’Day-Flanneiy.
Reviews by Tom Whitmore: …………………………. 33
The Little Country, Charles de Lint; Tam Lin,
Pamela Dean; Stoneskin’s Revenge, Tom
Deitz; The Red Tape War, Jack L. Chalker,
Mike Resnick, & George Alec Effinger; The
Jewel of Life, Anna Kirwan-Vogel; Jeremy
Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher, Bruce Coville.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett: ……………………35
The Secret of the Underground Room, John
Bellairs; Wilderness, Dennis Danvers; Goblin
Moon, Teresa Edgerton; Art in the Blood, P.N.
Elrod; Necrom, Mick Farren; Kent Montana
and the Reasonably Invisible Man, Lionel
Fenn; Author’s Choice Monthly Issue 14: Legacy
of Fire, Nina Kiriki Hoffman; When the
Black Lotus Blooms, Elizabeth A. Saunders,
ed.; Pulphouse Short Story Paperbacks #1-10;
Fear 1/91; IASFM 3/91; F&SF 3/91.
LISTINGS
Along Publishers Row ………………………………….. 38
Along Britain’s Publishers Row ……………………..48
Convention Listings ……………………………………… 52
Magazines Received—January ……………………….54
Books Received—January…………………………….. 55
British Books—December…………………………….. 65
Bestsellers…………………………………………………….. 71
OBITUARIES
Ward Hawkins……………………………………………… 72
Vera Bishop Konrick …………………………………….72
PHOTO LISTING
Richard Paul Russo………………(F) 8
George Guthridge………………..(F) 8
Allen S teele…………………………..(F) 8
Elyse Guttenberg ………………..(F) 8
Samuel Edward Konkin III, Brad
Linaweaver, Victor Koman,
Robert Anton Wilson,