Table of Contents, June 1991

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Table of Contents
MAIN STORIES
1990 Nebula Awards Winners ………………………… 1
1991 Hugo Awards Nominations…………………….. 5
1991 Davis Readers Awards……………………………. 5
SF Magazines Rejuvenated……………………………… 6
King’s Misery………………………………………………….. 6
Bram Stoker Awards Nominations …………………. 6
BOMC to Launch Sf Book Club …………………….. 6
Serial Killer Novel Axed ………………………………… 6
Pulphouse Expands Again……………………………….. 7
British Fantasy Novel Contest ………………………… 7
Bigger Bookstores for the ’9 0 s ………………………… 7
Steve Jackson Sues Secret Service…………………… 7
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News …………………………………………….. 7
Court Cases……………………………………………………. 7
Announcements …………………………………………… 64
Awards ………………………………………………………… 64
INTERVIEWS
Gene Wolfe: Moral Fabulist……………………………. 4
Andre Norton: Living Legacy………………………….. 4
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
Editorial Matters …………………………………………… 3
People & Publishing……………………………………….. 8
Agent’s Corner, Richard Curtis…………………….. 11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber……………… 13
Locus Letters………………………………………………… 61
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Faren Miller:……………………………….. 15
Beauty, Sheri S. Tepper; Perilous Seas, Dave
Duncan; Wormwood, Terry Dowling; The Bone
Forest, Robert Holdstock; The State of the Art,
Iain M. Banks; The Cult of Loving Kindness,
Paul Park; The Gap Into Vision: Forbidden
Knowledge, Stephen R. Donaldson. SHORT
TAKES: Interzone 3/91.
Reviews by Russell Letson:……………………………. 17
Heavy Time, C.J. Cherryh; Nebula Awards 25,
Michael Bishop, ed.; The Year’s Best Science
Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection, Gardner
Dozois, ed.
Reviews by Dan Chow: ………………………………… 21
The Bone Forest, Robert Holdstock; Down the
Bright Way, Robert Reed; Raft, Stephen Baxter;
Serpent Catch, Dave Wolverton.
Reviews by Edward Bryant: ………………………….. 23
Buddy Holly is Alive and Well on Ganymede,
Bradley Denton; Stories by Mama Lansdale’s
Youngest Boy, Joe R. Lansdalc; Cold Blood,
Richard R. Chizmar, ed.; The Fear in Yesterday’s
Rings, George C. Chesbro; The Armageddon
Box, Robert Weinberg; The Difference Engine,
William Gibson and Bruce Sterling.
SHORT TAKES: Clive Barker’s Son of Celluloid,
Steve Niles and Les Edwards.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:……………………….. 27
Hermetech, Storm Constantine; Beauty, Sheri
S. Tepper; King of Morning, Queen of Day, Ian
McDonald; Deepwater Dreams, Sydney J. Van
Scyoc; Shivering World, Kathy Tyers; Second
Star, Dana Stabenow; SHORT TAKES: The
Passionate Ghost, Shelia Rosalynd Allen; The
Marquis of Carabas, Elizabeth Brodnax.
Reviews by Tom Whitmore:…………………………… 29
The End-of-Everything Man, Tom De Haven;
Rats and Gargoyles, Mary Gentle; The Best of
Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine, Kristine
Kathryn Rusch, ed.; The Songkiller Saga, Volume
1: Phantom Banjo, Elizabeth Scarborough.
Short Reviews by Scott W innett:……………………..31
The Magic Spectacles, James P. Blaylock;
Double Helix Fall, Neil Ferguson; Steam, Jay
B. Laws; Clouds of Magellan, David F.
Nighbert; The Wild Blue and the Gray, William
Sanders; I Shudder at Your Touch, Michele
Slung, e d .; Amazing Stories 5/91; Fantasy & Science
Fiction 4/91; Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction
Magazine 6/91.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
1991 Nebula Awards Banquet ……………………….. 62
LISTINGS
Forthcoming Books: June – Dec. ’9 1 ………………..34
British Forthcoming: Books Apr. – Dec. ’91…….. 40
Magazines Received-April …………………………… 45
Books Received-April…………………………………..46
British Books—March…………………………………….53
Bestsellers…………………………………………………….. 59
OBITUARIES
Chester Anderson ………………………………………….60
Jerzy Kosinski……………………………………………….. 60
George T. Delacorte, Jr………………………………….. 60
James V. Taurasi, Sr………………………………………..60
George R. Hahn……………………………………………..60
A c e ………………………………………………. 2
Avon………………………………………….. 20
Baen ……………………………………. 10,26
Bantam…………………………………..32,33
Classifieds………………………………… 55
Nebula Awards Nominees (CNB) 1
Terry Bisson,
Lester del Rey ……………… (CNB) 1
Andre Norton…………………….(CNB) 1
Gene W o lfe ……………………… (CNB) 4
Andre Norton……………………. (CNB) 4
IASFM winners & staff…….. (CNB) 5
Analog winners & staff …… (CNB) 5
Isaac Asimov……………………….. (JJ) 8
Christopher Stasheff…………… (F) 8
Gregory Benford…………………. (F) 8
Charles Sheffield……………….. (BG) 8
John E. Stith ……………………….. (JJ) 9
Ellen Datlow ………………………(JKP) 9
Martha Millard, Mark Ley ner (CNB) 9
Fritz Leiber …………………………. (F) 13
INDEX TO ADS
Del Rey ………………………….. 14,18,68
Harmony ………………………………….. 12
L ocu s ………………………………………… 66
Locus Press……………………………… 58
MZB Fantasy Magaz ine …………… 47
O w lsw ic k ………………………………….. 30
Tafford ……………………………………… 49
T o r …………………………………………22,67
Warner Q u e s ta r……………………….. 24
PHOTO LISTING
Chester Anderson………….(CNB) 60
Gardner Dozois,
Joan D. Vinge…………………. (JJ) 62
Terry Brooks, Lester del Rey (JJ) 62
Terry Bisson, Isaac Asimov.. (JJ) 62
Ellen Datlow,
George Zebrowski………………(JJ) 62
Isaac Asimov, Ben Bova .. (CNB) 62
Nebula Awards Nominees (CNB) 62
Hugh Downs, Lester del Rey,
Ben Bova ……………………….. (JJ) 62
Linda Quinton,
Denise Little ……………….. (CNB) 63
Jamie Warren Youll, Steve Youll,
Betsy Mitchell………………(CNB) 63
Eleanor Lang, Keith Ferrell (CNB) 63
Owen Lock, Veronica Chapman,
Shelly Shapiro …………………. (JJ) 63
Pat Cadigan …………………. (CNB) 63
Kim Stanley Robinson,
Paul P a rk …………………… (CNB) 63
Edward Ferman,
Kristine Kathryn Rusch (CNB) 63
Terry Bisson, Pat Murphy,
Karen Joy Fowler…………… (JJ) 63
Susan Allison, Jean Morrow,
James Morrow……………….. (JJ) 63
Toni Weisskopf, Josepha Sherman,
Carol Chase…………………… (JJ) 63
PHOTO CREDITS: (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (JJ) Jane Jewell, (F) furnished, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (JKP) J .K Potter
ISSUE #365, VOL 26 NO. 6, June 1991, Mailing Date: May 24,1991
Editorial Matters
This is another hurried issue of Locus. I got back
from two weeks in New York May 3, collapsed for the
weekend, and worked on the magazine for a week. My
part of the writing and editing isn’t finished yet, but
about 48 hours from now, whether I’m finished or not,
I’m off to the World SF meeting in China. I won’t be
back until June 5 . I don’t have time this issue to write
up my New York trip, and will probably work on it on
the long flight to Hong Kong, where I plan to sample
the sf, shopping, and restaurants for a few days.
HUGO NOMINATIONS
The Hugo Nominations are somewhat odd this
year. The ballot reproduced here is labeled preliminary
and subject to change before the official ballot
appears in Progress Report Six. Apparently, even
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