Table of Contents, August 1992

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MAIN STORIES
1992 Locus Awards………………………………………. 1
Zebra Withdraws Two Novels
for Plagiarism…………………………………………….6
Zebra Sale to Harlequin Falls Through………….6
Ellison Recovering……………………………………….. 6
SF Age Goes Forward…………………………………… 6
Delany Novel to Launch New Small Press………6
1992 Bram Stoker Awards Winners………………. 6
Dell Redesigns Asimov’s and
Analog Logos for Relaunch…………………………7
Aurora Awards Winners………………………………..7
Heck Rejoins Waldenbooks…………………………..7
Thomsen Moves to TSR ………………………………..7
SPECIAL FEATURES
Who Wrote the Book of the Dead?………………. 9
Locus Poll R esults……………………………………… 42
THE DATA FILE
Griffin & Sabine to be Trilogy………………………7
1993 Gryphon Awards Open………………………….7
Chesley Awards Nominees…………………………..66
Other Awards……………………………………………..66
Book News………………………………………………….67
Court Cases………………………………………………..67
Announcements…………………………………………. 67
Bookstore News…………………………………………. 67
Magazine News……………………………………………67
Rights & Options………………………………………..67
Audio News…………………………………………………67
Publications Received………………………………… 67
Calendars Received……………………………………. 67
Catalogs R eceived……………………………………… 67
INTERVIEWS
Kim Stanley Robinson: Green Thoughts………..4
Patricia A McKillip: Moving Forward……………5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing…………………………………….. 8
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber…………… 13
Locus Letters………………………………………………65
Editorial Matters………………………………………… 65
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:…………………………………….. 11
Amazing 8/92; Asimov’s 8/92; Asimov’s 9/92; Analog
8/92; Interzone 7/92; F&SF 8/92; Pulphouse: A
Fiction Magazine 7/92; Pulphouse Spotlight 7/92;
Los Angeles Times Magazine, June 28,1992.
Reviews by Faren M iller……………………………..15
The Famished Road, Ben Okri; Lost Boys, Orson
Scott Card; Time, Like An Ever-Rolling Stream,
Judith Moffett; ALEMBIC, Timothy d’Arch
Smith; The Spirit Ring, Lois McMaster Bujold; A
Sudden Wild Magic, Diana Wynne Jones;
Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time, James
Gurney.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:………………………… 19
Children of the Night, Dan Simmons; Chaingang,
Rex Miller; Mr. Fox and Other Feral Tales,
Norman Partridge.
Reviews by Russell Letson:…………………………. 23
Mining the Oort, Frederik Pohl; The Best of
Astounding, James Gunn, ed.; Isaac Asimov Presents
the Great SF Stories: 25 (1963), Isaac
Asimov & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.; When the
Five Moons Rise, Jack Vance.
Reviews by Gary K. W olfe:…………………………. 27
Mars, Ben Bova; Lost Boys, Orson Scott Card;
Fatherland, Robert Harris; Tales of Riverworld,
Philp Jose Farmer, Edward Kramer, Richard
Gilliam, & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.; SHORT
TAKES: Abortion Stories: Fiction on Fire, Rick
Lawler, ed.
Reviews by Dan Chow:………………………………..29
Meeting in Infinity, John Kessel; Brother to Dragons,
Charles Sheffield; Aristoi, Walter Jon Williams;
To Save the Sun, Ben Bova and AJ. Austin.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:……………………. 31
The Spirit Ring, Lois McMaster Bujold; Resurrection,
Katharine Kerr; Dragonfly in Amber,
Diana Gabaldon; The Forever King, Molly
Cochran and Warren Murphy; Dorella, Mark A.
Garland and Charles G. McGraw; SHORT
TAKES: Briar Rose, Jane Yolen; The Fools’
War, Lee Kisling; Shiva’s Challenge: An Adventure
of the Ice Age, J.H. Brennan; The Winds of
the Wastelands, Antony Swithin.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
ABA 1992…………………………………………………..35
INTERNATIONAL SF
Chinese SF Outside the Mainland………………..45
[Russian] Agent’s Comer…………………………….46
Letter From Moscow…………………………………..47
Ukrainian SF: Past & Future………………………. 48
Fear in Moscow…………………………………………. 49
LISTINGS
Magazines Received – June……………………….. 50
Books Received – Ju n e ………………………………51
British Books — May…………………………………..57
Bestsellers…………………………………………………..63
OBITUARIES
Nick B. Williams………………………………………… 65
Ac e………………………………….. 32
Avon………………………………… 18
Baen…………………………12,34,39
Bantam………………………2,40,41
Classifieds…………………………59
DAW……………………………….. 14
Kim Stanley Robinson.. (CNB)1
Ray Bradbury……………. (RM)1
Kim Stanley Robinson.. (CNB)4
Patricia A. McKillip…..(CNB)5
Dawn Pauline Dunn,
Susan Hartzell……………(BG)6
Harlan Ellison…………….. (BG)6
Peter H e ck…………………… (JJ)7
Brian M. Thomsen……….(BG)7
John Crowley……………… (BG)8
Sheri S. Tepper………….(CNB)8
David B. Mattingly,
Cathleen Cogswell……….(F)8
Nina Kiriki H offman………(F)9
Julius Schwartz………….. (RM)9
Michaela Roessner…………(F)9
INDEX TO ADS
Del R ey ………………………..24,71
Locus………………………………..70
Locus Back Issues…………….. 61
Locus Press………………….. 30,64
Putnam……………………………..72
PHOTO LISTING
Book of the Dead 2 Party (BG)9
C.L. Moore,
Fritz Leiber……………. (TH)13
MaryElizabeth Hart,
Jeffrey Mariotte,
Ray Bradbury……….(CNB)35
Anne R ic e ……………… (CNB)35
Douglas Adams…………(RM)35
Orson Scott Card…….(CNB)35
Jack Rems,
Scott Winnett………… (RM)35
Tim Powers……………… (RM)35
ABA Photo Montage………… 36
ABA Photo Montage………….37
John Saul…………………. (RM)38
Ricia Mainhardt,
Richard Curtis Associates…..21
Sirius Book Company……….. 53
St. Martin’s ………………………. 10
T o r…………………………. 16,20,22
Warner Questar…………………26
Len Deighton……….. (RM)38
Robert Weiner,
Randall R au …………. (RM)38
Alexander Korzhenevski… (F)46
Kir Bulychev…………………(F)47
Fear in Moscow………… (FH)49
Nancy Holder, Kathe Koja,
Melanie Tem, David Morrell,
Gahan Willson,
Stephen Jones………. (RM)68
Ellen Datlow,
Ginjer Buchanan……(RM)68
Gahan Wilson, Brian Lumley
Jo Fletcher.,………….. (RM)68
David Morrell,
Charles Grant………..(RM)68
PHOTO CREDITS: (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (JJ) Jane Jewell, (FH) Fred Harris, (F)
furnished, (RM) Ricia Mainhardt, (TH) Todd Hansen.
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