Table of Contents, February 1992

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Table of Contents
MAIN STORIES
Asimov’s, Analog Sold to D e ll…………………………….. 6
Ackerman Memorabilia to B e rlin ……………………….6
SFWA Changes N am e …………………………………………6
Effinger Medical Fund E stablished…………………….6
Philip K. Dick Award Nominees…………………………. 6
Time Capsule Discovered at T o r………………………… 6
SF Prediction on the Money ………………………………. 7
Bookstores Account for
Only Half of Books S o ld ………………………………….7
1992 SF(F)WA Re cep tio n …………………………………..9
THE DATA FILE
International Copyright Changes……………………….. 7
Publishing News………………………………………………….. 7
Court Ca se s………………………………………………………….7
Awards………………………………………………………………….7
Worldcon U p d a te ……………………………………………….. 7
Announcements………………………………………………….. 7
Satanic Verses Update ………………………………………69
Book N ews………………………………………………………… 69
Audio News………………………………………………………. 69
Video News……………………………………………………….. 69
Rights & Options………………………………………………. 69
Publications Received………………………………………..69
INTERVIEWS
Paul J. McAuley: Not a Movement…………………….4
Allen Steele: Back to S p a c e ………………………………. 5
1991 IN REVIEW
Recommended Reading
by Charles N. Brown………………………………………32
by Faren Miller………………………………………………32
by Ed B ry an t…………………………………………………. 32
by Mark R. Kelly (Short Fiction)…………………..34
by Russell L e tso n …………………………………………..34
by Gary K. Wolfe……………………………………………35
by Tom Whitmore………………………………………….36
by Carolyn Cushman………………………………………36
by Dan Chow…………………………………………………. 37
by Scott Winnett……………………………………………. 37
Recommended Reading List 1991…………………….38
Cinema Summary 1991, Frank M. Ro b in so n …… 40
1991 Book Summary………………………………………….41
1991 Magazine Summary……………………………………44
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing…………………………………………….8
Agent’s Corner, Richard Curtis………………………… 11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz L e ib e r…………………15
Locus L etters…………………………………………………….. 68
Editorial M a tte rs……………………………………………….68
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:………………………………………..13
Asimov’s 1/92; Interzone 1/92; Playboy 1/92;
Omni 1/92; F&SF 1/92; F&SF 2/92.
Reviews by Faren Miller:……………………………………17
Last Call, Tim Powers; Was, Geoff Ryman;
The Memory of Earth, Orson Scott Card; Wolf
Flow, K. W. Jeter; The Book of the Dead, Tanith
Lee.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:……………………………….19
Bad Brains, Kathe Koja; The Vampire’s Apprentice,
Richard Lee Byers; Shock Rock, Jeff
Gelb, ed.; Grimscribe, Thomas Ligotti.
SHORT TAKES: Spells of Enchantment,
Jack Zipes, ed.; Science Fiction & Fantasy
Book Review Annual 1990, Robert A. Collins
and Robert Latham, eds.
Reviews by Russell L etson:……………………………….23
Russian Spring, Norman Spinrad; Requiem:
New Collected Works by Robert A. Heinlein
and Tributes to the Grand Master, Yoji
Kondo, ed.; The Remarkables, Robert Reed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe:………………………………..25
Sheltered Lives, Charles Oberndorf; There
Won’t Be War, Harry Harrison and Bruce
McAllister, eds.; Worlds Apart: Narratology of
Science Fiction, Carl D. Malmgren; Lafferty
in Orbit, R .A Lafferty.
Reviews by Dan Chow: …………………………………….. 27
Isaac Asimov: The Complete Stories: Volume
2, Isaac Asimov; Solo, Robert Mason; Transcendence,
Charle s Sheffield; The
Remarkables, Robert Reed.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman……………………………29
Crisis on Doona, Anne McCaffrey and Jody
Lynn Nye; Partnership, Anne McCaffrey and
Margaret Ball; When Dreams Collide, Wm.
Mark Simmons; Nightseer, Laurell K.
Hamilton; Phoenix Fire, Elizabeth Forrest;
SHORT TAKES: Darktraders, Eluki bes
Shahar; Castle Dreams, John DeChancie; One
Land, One Duke, Ru Emerson; Dream Time,
Toss Gascoigne, Jo Goodman, & Margot
Tyrrell, eds.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett………………………..31
Bright Angel, John Blair; Lord Kelvin’s Machine,
James P. Blaylock; In the Blood, Nancy
A. Collins; A Journal of the Flood Year, David
Ely; The Wall, Marlen Haushofer; Mutant
Star, Karen Haber; Lightning’s Daughter,
Mary H. Herbert; The Sheriff of Nottingham,
Richard Kluger; The Wrong Rite, Charlotte
MacLeod; The Last of the Renshai, Mickey
Zucker Reichert.
LISTINGS
Magazines Received — December…………………….47
Books Received — December……………………………50
British Books – November……………………………….60
Bestsellers…………………………………………………………. 67
OBITUARIES
Ernest Gann……………………………………………………….68
Frank Y erby……………………………………………………….68
Stephen Abis………………………………………………………68
Terry Biffel ………………………………………………………..68
Jack T annen……………………………………………………….68
Ac e ……………………………… 14,76
A v o n ………………………………… 24
Baen……………………………. 10,22
Bantam……………………28,48,49
Clario n …………………………….. 54
Clarion W e s t…………………….54
Classifieds………………………… 63
INDEX TO ADS
DAW…………………………………66
Del R e y …………………..12,20,71
Dream Park C o rp ……………..53
Robert Gavora………………….52
Locus……………………………….. 74
Locus P re s s ………………………62
Penguin R o c ……………………..16
P lum e ………………………………. 75
Sunset Productions………….. 52
T o r ……………………………… 18,55
Warner Questar………………….2
Paul J. McAuley……… (CNB) 4
Allen S te e le ……………..(CNB) 5
Ray R ussell……………………(F) 8
Charles D eV e t………………(F) 8
Kristine Kathryn Rusch (NKH) 8
C. Dean Andersson……….(F) 8
PHOTO LISTING
Jennifer Ro berson……….. (F) 8
Frederik Pohl,
Rae L indsay……………..(JJ) 9
Rebecca Ore,
Denise L ittle …………….(JJ) 9
David Hartwell……………..(JJ) 9
Charles Platt,
Jeanne D a n n …………… (JJ) 9
Fritz L e ib e r………………(BG) 15
PHOTO CREDITS: (CNB) C.N. Brown, (F) furnished, (NKH) N.K. Hoffman, (JJ) Jane Jewell, (BG)
Beth Gwinn.
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