Table of Contents, August 1991

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Table of Contents
Bounds, Rodger Lyle Brown.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:……………………….25
The Architecture of Desire, Mary Gentle; Outlander,
Diana Gabaldon; Mirabile, Janet Kagan;
The Earth Is All That Lasts, Catherine Wells;
Shadow, Anne Logston; Cup of Clay, Carole
Nelson Douglas; A Bad Spell in Yurt, C. Dale
Brittain. SHORT TAKES: The Pixillated Peeress,
L. Sprague de Camp & Catherine Crook de
Camp; The Clouds of Saturn, Michael
McCollum; The Planetoid of Amazement, Mel
Gilden; Winning Scheherezade, Judith Gorog.
Reviews by Tom Whitmore: …………………………. 29
Life on the Border, Terri Windling, ed.; The Best
of James H. Schmitz, James H. Schmitz; The
Edges of Things, Lewis Shiner; Needful Things,
Stephen King. SHORT TAKES: The Old Man
and Mr. Smith, Peter Ustinov; Author’s Choice
Monthly 22: Hedgework and Guessery, Charles
de Lint.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett: ……………………31
Witch Baby, Francesca Lia Block; Sarah Canary,
Karen Joy Fowler; Bureau 13, Nick Pollotta; They
Came and Ate Us: Armageddon II: The B-Movie,
Robert Rankin; Ghostworld: Beyond Terror,
Barbara Siegel & Scott Siegel; Riverrun, S.P.
Somtow; The Falcon Rises, Michael C. Staudinger;
Red Genesis, S.C. Sykes; F&SF 6/91; F&SF
7/91.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
Alaskon Writers Conference…………………………… 9
ABA 1991…………………………………………………….. 35
World SF Meeting Reports By:
Malcolm Edwards……………………………………… 39
Brian W. Aldiss………………………………………… 39
Wu Yan …………………………………………………… 39
Brian Stableford……………………………………….. 41
Elizabeth Anne Hull…………………………………..42
Suzy McKee Charna s …………………………………42
Jack Williamson ………………………………………..42
INTERNATIONAL SF
SF in Albania……………………………………………….. 43
SF in Bulgaria ……………………………………………… 43
SF in Yugoslavia ……………………………………………44
SF in Australia……………………………………………… 44
SF in the Soviet Union…………………………………..45
LISTINGS
International Books & Magazines Received…….46
Magazines Received—J u n e …………………………… 48
Books Received—Ju n e …………………………………..49
British Books—May ……………………………………… 56
Bestsellers …………………………………………………… 63
OBITUARIES
Jean Bruller (Vercors)………………………………….. 64
Eleanor Regis Sullivan………………………………….. 64
A ce……………………………………..2,28
Atheneum…………………………….. 14
Avon…………………………………. 10,20
Baen…………………………………. 12,26
Bantam…………………………….. 32,33
Shelly Shapiro,
Veronica Chapman …….. (JJ ) 1
Sheri S. Te p p e r………….. (CNB) 1
China Montage ….. (CNB, EAH) 1
Sheri S. Tepper………….. (CNB) 4
Brian Stableford………….. (CNB) 5
Canadian SF Awards
Winners ……………………. (DM) 6
Barbara Aronica,
Lou A ron ica……………. (CNB) 8
Cheryl Ann Brigham,
David Brin …………………… (F) 8
Stephen Marley……………….. (F) 8
Brad Linaweaver, Virginia Heinlein,
Bill Ritch…………………….(CW) 8
Patricia A. McKillip…………..(BG) 9
Alaskon attendees………… (EG) 9
Fritz Leiber……………………… (F) 13
Cynthia Manson,
Robert B. Parker………… (JJ) 35
INDEX TO ADS
Classifieds …………………………… 59
DAW …………………………………….. 72
Del Rey …………………………….. 34,71
Robert Gavora……………………….. 53
PHOTO LISTING
Barbara Siegel, Scott Siegel(JJ) 35
Tina Lee, Eleanor Lang, Sheila
Williams, Ricia Mainhardt (JJ) 35
Dixon Th a ye r……………….. (JJ) 35
Fabio, Ricia Mainhardt…. (RM) 35
Fred Duarte, Brian Thomsen,
Joan D. Vinge………….. (RM) 35
ABA photo montage .. (JJ, RM) 36
Takumi Shibano………… (CNB) 38
Wang Fengzhen,
Malcolm Edwards …. (CNB) 38
Guo Jianzhong ………… (CNB) 38
Jaroslav Olsa, Jr………… (CNB) 38
Malcolm Edwards …….. (CNB) 38
Guo Jianzhong,
Brian W. Aldiss………. (CNB) 38
Yang Xiao…………………. (CNB) 38
Zheng Wenguang, Brian Aldiss,
Yang Xiao, Mo Chou,
Locus …………………………………… 70
Locus Press ………………………13,62
St. Martin’s ………………………..18,47
Tor………………………………. 22,24,30
Warner Questar…………………… 16
Guo Jianzhong………. (CNB) 38
SF World staff ……………. (CNB) 38
World SF Meeting………. (CNB) 38
Huang Xiaopeng,
Shao Hua ……………… (CNB) 40
Wu Yan, Wang Xiaoda .. (CNB) 40
Cao Dejun, Frederik Pohl(CNB) 40
Ye Yonglie, Liu Xingshi (CNB) 40
Yang Xiao,
Malcolm Edwards………. (CNB) 40
World SF Tour ………….. (CNB) 40
World SF Banquet ……. (CNB) 40
Mo Chou, Wen Youren,
Jack Williamson, editor
of SF World ……………. (CNB) 41
Wang Fengzhen,
Brian A ldiss……………. (CNB) 41
Charles N. Brown, Lu Yingzhong,
Frederik Pohl ………… (CNB) 41
Continued on page 67
PHOTO CREDITS: (JJ) Jane Jewell, (CNB) C. N. Brown, (EAH) Elizabeth Anne Hull, (DM) Derrel Murphy, (EG)
Elyse Guttenberg, (F) furnished, (RM) Ricia Mainhardt, (CW) Caran Wilbanks; (RMC) Rebecca M. Cowan
ISSUE #367, VOL. 27 NO. 2, August 1991, Mailing Date: July 24,1991
LOCUS August 1991/3
MAIN STORIES
Bram Stoker Awards Weekend…………………………6
Satanic Verses Translator Slain ………………………. 6
Canadian SF Awards………………………………………..6
1990 Chesley Awards Nominations …………………. 6
SFWA Endorses Two Key Measures……………….. 7
F&SF Special Anniversary Issue……………………….7
Tolkien Centenary……………………………………………7
Trends in Bookselling……………………………………… 7
THE DATA FILE
Copyright Problems ……………………………………….. 7
Macmillan Restructures G.K. Hall……………………7
Publishing News……………………………………………….7
Court Cases …………………………………………………… 7
Awards ………………………………………………………… 67
Magazine News ……………………………………………..67
Bookstore News……………………………………………..67
Announcements……………………………………………..67
Book News…………………………………………………… 67
Rights & Options……………………………………………67
Publications Received……………………………………. 67
Catalogs Received………………………………………….67
INTERVIEWS
Sheri S. Tepper: Aspiring Up…………………………….4
Brian Stableford: The Science of F e a r……………… 5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing………………………………………..8
Agent’s Corner, Richard Curtis ……………………..11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber ……………… 13
Locus L etters…………………………………………………64
Editorial Matters……………………………………………64
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Faren Miller: ……………………………….. 15
The Architecture of Desire, Mary Gentle; Black
Unicorn, Tanith Lee; Madlands, K.W. Jeter;
Heaven Chronicles, Joan D. Vinge; The Gilda
Stories, Jewelle Gomez. SHORT TAKES:
Omni 7/91.
Reviews by Russell Letson: ……………………………. 17
A Woman of the Iron People, Eleanor Arnason;
Stranger Suns, George Zebrowski; Sacred Visions,
Andrew M. Greeley and Michael Cassutt,
eds. SHORT TAKES: “Matter’s End”, Gregory
Benford.
Reviews by Dan Chow:………………………………….. 19
Brain Child, George Turner; The Garden of
Rama, Arthur C. Clarke & Gentry Lee; Gravity’s
Angels, Michael Swanwick; A Maze of Stars,
John Brunner.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:…………………………….21
Riverrun, S.P. Somtow; Cafe Purgatorium,
Dana M. Anderson, Charles de Lint & Ray
Garton; Batman: Captured by the Engines, Joe
R. Lansdale; Guignoir, George Hatch, ed.; The
New Neighbor, Ray Garton. SHORT TAKES:
Daddy’s Side, Melanie Tem; Party Out of