Table of Contents, September 1992

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THE NEWSPAPER OF THE SCIENCE FICTION FIELD
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Dan Chow
Mark R. Kelly
Fritz Leiber
Russell Letson
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Gary K. Wolfe
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CON REPORTERS
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Table of Contents
MAIN STORIES
Denton, Kessel Win
Campbell, Sturgeon Awards………………………. 6
Silbersack New Warner Editor……………………… 6
Big Bantam Changes……………………………………. 6
Cadigan Wins Clarke Award………………………….6
Koontz to Knopf in Super D e a l……………………..6
1992 World Fantasy Awards Nominations……..7
Tomorrow at Worldcon………………………………….7
Strickland Finishing Bellairs Books………………. 7
Weird Tales Reformats;
Other Magazine Changes…………………………..7
SPECIAL FEATURES
1992 Locus Survey Results…………………………..52
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News…………………………………………… 9
Bookstore News…………………………………………… 9
Announcements…………………………………………. 79
Award News………………………………………………..79
Book News………………………………………………….79
Market News……………………………………………….79
Comics News………………………………………………79
Rights & Options……………………………………….. 79
Publications Received………………………………….80
Catalogs Received……………………………………… 80
INTERVIEWS
Suzy McKee Charnas: Functional Schizophrenia 4
Michael Swanwick: Writing to L ast……………….. 5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing…………………………………….. 8
Reports from the Electronic Frontier,
Tom Maddox………………………………………….. 11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber…………… 15
Locus Letters……………………………………………… 78
Editorial Matters………………………………………… 78
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:……………………………………. 13
What Might Have Been Volume 4: Alternate
Americas, Gregory Benford and Martin H.
Greenberg, eds.; Omni 7/92; Omni 8/92; Asimov’s
10/92; Amazing 9/92; Playboy 8/92; Naming the
Flowers, Kate Wilhelm; Poetry in the 1992 professional
magazines; The Magazine o f Speculative
Poetry, Spring /92; Dreams and Nightmares 38 (6/
92); Star*Line 5-6/92; Star*Line 7-8/92.
Reviews by Faren Miller………………………………17
The Tale of the Body Thief, Anne Rice; Riverrun
II: The Forest of the Night, S.P. Somtow; A Song
for Arbonne, Guy Gavriel Kay; Aristoi, Walter
Jon Williams; Fools, Pat Cadigan; A Deeper Sea,
Alexander Jablokov; Lost Souls, Poppy Z. Brite;
They Fly at Ciron, Samuel R. Delany; In Dreams,
Paul J. McAuley and Kim Newman, eds.; SHORT
TAKES: Grunts!, Mary Gentle; Only You Can
Save Mankind, Terry Pratchett; Wax: Or the Discovery
of Television Among the Bees, David Blair.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:………………………….21
The Hollow Man, Dan Simmons; MetaHorror,
Dennis Etchison, ed.; Dark Journey, A.R. Morl an;
Gerald’s Game, Stephen King.
Reviews by Russell Letson:………………………….25
The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on
the Electronic Frontier, Bruce Sterling; Tales of
Riverworld, Philip Jose Farmer, Edward Kramer,
Richard Gilliam, & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.;
Wulfsyarn: A Mosaic, Phillip Mann; Beachhead,
Jack Williamson.
Special Review by Philip Jose Farmer………….. 25
How the Wizard Came to Oz, Donald Abbott.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe:…………………………..29
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories,
Tom Shippey, ed.; Foundations of Fear: An Exploration
of Horror, David G. Hartwell, ed.;
Quarantine, Greg Egan; The Silent City,
Elisabeth Vonarburg; Beauty, Brian D’Amato.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:……………………..33
The Gates of Noon, Michael Scott Rohan; Yesterday
We Saw Mermaids, Esther M. Friesner;
Crystal Line, Anne McCaffrey; Children of the
Earth, Catherine Wells; Wild Magic: The Immortals,
Tamora Pierce; SHORT TAKES: The
Land of Gold, Gillian Bradshaw; The Ultimate
Bike Path, Mike Sirota; The Stallion Queen,
Constance Ash; Knight’s Wyrd, Debra Doyle
and James D. Macdonald; The Night of Wishes,
Michael Ende; Lady Slings the Booze, Spider
Robinson.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:………………….37
Morningstar, Peter Atkins; Cherokee Bat and
the Goat Guys, Francesca Lia Block; The Primal
Screen: A History of Science Fiction Film, John
Brosnan; The Gypsy, Steven Brust and Megan
Lindholm; Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord, Louis
de Bemieres; The Further Adventures of Batman
Volume 2: Featuring the Penguin, Martin H.
Greenberg, ed.; The Enchantment, Kristin
Hannah; Blood Trillium, Julian May; Augustus
Rex, Clive Sinclair, The Vampire Diaries, Volume
IV: Dark Reunion, L J . Smith; The Crafters
Book Two: Blessings and Curses, Christopher
Stasheff and Bill Fawcett, eds.; Chains of Light,
Quentin Thomas; Memories of the Body, Lisa
Tuttle; The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral, Robert
Westall.
LISTINGS
Forthcoming B ooks…………………………………….40
British Forthcoming Books………………………… 48
Convention Listings…………………………………….54
Magazines Received — July………………………… 56
Books Received — Ju ly ………………………………. 57
British Books — June…………………………………..69
Bestsellers………………………………………………….. 75
OBITUARIES
Alan E. Nourse……………………………………………76
Appreciation by Avram Davidson………………76
Reginald Bretnor…………………………………………76
Appreciation by Dean Ing………………………… 77
Joe Shuster………………………………………………… 77
Sidney Meredith………………………………………….78
Oscar Lewis……………………………………………….. 78
M.F.K. Fisher…………………………………………….. 78
Rosemary Sutcliff………………………………………..78
Ace……………………………..12,34
Avon…………………………………..2
Baen…………………….. 20,24,55
Ballantine Del R e y ………26,32
Bantam Spectra……..38,39,84
Classifieds………………………..71
L.W. Currey……………………..59
PHOTO CREDITS: (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (JJ) Jane Jewell, (F) furnished, (JKK)
Jay Kay Klein, (EAH) Elizabeth Anne Hull, (BD) Bill Dyer.
ISSUE #380, VOL 29 NO. 3, SEPTEMBER 1992, Mailing Date: August 26,1992
LOCUS September 1992 / 3
INDEX TO ADS
Robert Gavora………………… 58
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich . 36
Incunabula………………………. 61
Locus Back Issues……………..73
Locus Press……………………… 74
Overlook Connection……….63
Oxford University Press…….28
Penguin Books Canada……..16
PRISM On-Line Magazine …51
Science Fiction Distributors. 60
T o r……………………..10,22,30,83
Warner Questar…………. 14,18
Worlds of Wonder…………… 62
Bradley Denton, James Gunn,
John Kessel…………..(EAH)1
Suzy McKee Charna s.. (CNB)1
Michael Swanwick………(BG)1
Suzy McKee Charnas…. (BD)4
Michael Swanwick………….(F)5
John Silbersack………..(CNB)6
PHOTO LISTING
Pat Cadigan……………..(CNB)6
Dean Koontz……………(CNB)6
Raymond E. Feist……….(BG)8
Storm Constantine…..(CNB)8
Robert Weinberg………..(BG)8
Ian Watson………………….. (F)8
Andrew Fraknoi…………… (F)8
Amy Thomson…………….. (JJ)8
Tom Maddox………… (CNB)ll
Fritz Leiber…………… (JKK)15
Alan E. Nourse………….. (F)76
Reginald Bretnor……(CNB)77