Table of Contents, February 1993

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Table of Contents
MAIN STORIES
1992 Preliminary Nebula Ballot…………………….6
Philip K. Dick Award Nominees……………………. 6
Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominations……………6
Planet 10 Bankruptcy…………………………………… 6
Nebula Banquet Redux………………………………… 6
New Star Trek Editor…………………………………… 7
Amazing Gets National Distributor………………. 7
1993 Hugo Nominations Ballot…………………….. 7
California Magazine Tax Dropped………………… 7
Rusch & Smith Marry………………………………….. 9
THE DATA FILE
Kmart Turns Basset into Borders………………….. 7
World Fantasy Judge Change………………………..7
First Amendment News…………………………………7
Announcements……………………………………………7
Bookstore News…………………………………………. 74
Book News………………………………………………….74
Rights & Options……………………………………….. 74
Video News…………………………………………………74
Market News……………………………………………….74
Publications Received………………………………….74
INTERVIEWS
Ron Goulart: Stand-Up Writing……………………. 4
Vincent Di Fate: The Mind’s Eye………………….. 5
1992 IN REVIEW
Recommended Reading
by Charles N. B rown………………………………..34
by Faren Miller……………………………………….. 34
by Edward Bryant…………………………………… 35
by Mark R. Kelly (Short Fiction)…………….. 36
by Gary K. Wolfe……………………………………. 37
by Russell Letson……………………………………. 40
by Carolyn Cushman………………………………..71
by Scott W innett…………………………………….. 72
1992 Recommended Reading L ist………………. 38
1992 Book Summary………………………………….. 41
1992 Magazine Summary……………………………..44
1992 Cinema Summary, Frank M. Robinson … 47
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People and Publishing………………………………….. 8
Reports from the Electronic Frontier,
Tom Maddox………………………………………….. 11
Locus Letters………………………………………………69
Editorial Matters………………………………………… 69
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:……………………………………. 15
New Worlds 2, David Garnett, ed;Pulphouse
11/92; Deus X, Norman Spinrad; Chronicles of
the Mutant Rain Forest, Robert Frazier & Bruce
Boston; Amazing 1/93; Asimov’s 1/93; Fantasy &
Science Fiction 1/93; Fantasy & Science Fiction
2/93; Interzone 1/93; Science Fiction Age 1/93.
Reviews by Faren Mille r……………………………..19
Beggars in Spain, Nancy Kress; Dream of Glass,
Jean Mark Gawron; The Destiny Makers, George
Turner, Full Spectrum 4, Lou Aronica, Amy
Stout, & Betsy Mitchell, eds.; Lords and Ladies,
Terry Pratchett.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:………………………….21
Blackburn, Bradley Denton; Predators, Ed
Gorman & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.; Unmasking,
Nina Kiriki Hoffman; Home By the Sea, Pat
Cadigan; Dragon Tears, Dean Koontz.
Reviews by Gary K. W olfe:…………………………..25
The Singularity Project, F.M. Busby; Red Mars,
Kim Stanley Robinson; Beautiful Soup: A Novel
for the 21st Century, Harvey Jacobs; SHORT
TAKES: The Profession of Science Fiction: SF
Writers on Their Craft and Ideas, Maxim
Jakubowski & Edward James, eds.; Adventures
in Unhistory: Conjectures on the Factual Foundations
of Several Ancient Legends, Avram
Davidson.
Reviews by Russell Letson:…………………………..29
The Destiny Makers, George Turner; Beggars in
Spain, Nancy Kress; The Gripping Hand, Larry
Niven & Jerry Pournelle; SHORT TAKES: Take
Back Your Government!: A Practical Handbook
for the Private Citizen Who Wants Democracy
to Work, Robert A. Heinlein.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:……………………..31
To Green Angel Tower, Tad Williams; Adventures
in Unhistory: Conjectures on the Factual
Foundations of Several Ancient Legends, Avram
Davidson; Anne Inez McCaffrey: Forty Years of
Publishing, An Inte rn a tio n a l Biography,
Mathew D. Hargreaves; Damia’s Children, Anne
McCaffrey; Witch of the North, Courtway Jones;
SHORT TAKES: Dragon’s Plunder, Brad
Strickland; Wren’s Quest, Sherwood Smith; A
Wizard in Absentia, Christopher Stasheff.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:………………….33
The Haunting of Lamb House, Joan Aiken;
Truimph, Ben Bova; Name of the Beast, Daniel
Easterman; Predators, Ed Gorman & Martin H.
Greenberg, eds.; Acquainted with the Night,
Sollace Hotze; The Things That Are Not There,
Robert Morgan; Journeys to the Twilight Zone,
Carol Serling & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.; The
Essential Dracula, Leonard Wolf, ed.
LISTINGS
Magazines Received — December………………..49
Books Received – December………………………52
Bestsellers………………………………………………….. 67
British Books — November………………………… 60
OBITUARIES
Kobo Abe ………………………………………………….. 68
Gerry de la Ree
Appreciation by Sam Moskowitz………………. 68
Eleanor Hibbert…………………………………………..68
Robert Sampson………………………………………….68
Margo Skinner…………………………………………….68
T.L. Parkinson…………………………………………….69
Roger Weddall…………………………………………….69
Georgia F. Adams……………………………………….69
A ce …………………………………….. 18,24
Avon ………………………………………..16
Baen ……………………………..14,32,66
Bantam……………………………… 50,51
Capital C ity ……………………………..76
Clarion……………………………………. 56
Clarion West……………………………56
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INDEX TO ADS
Classifieds……………………………… 63
Crown…………………………………….. 53
DAW…………………………………………10
Del R e y ……………………………… 26,75
Mathew D. Hargreaves………….. 62
Locus……………………………………… 74
Pocket…………………………………….28
Putnam……………………………… 20,55
Silver Salamander Press……… 52
T o r …………………………………..2,12,22
Twilight Publishing Co……………54
1992 Books………………….. (CFC)1
Ron Goulart………………… (CNB)4
Vincent Di F a te ……………….(BG)5
Elizabeth H an d …………………. (F)8
John Sladek…………………….. (JJ)8
Lisa Mason…………………….(SRC)8
Robert J. Sawyer……………….(F)8
Dafydd ab Hugh. John Vornholt
PHOTO LISTING
Ashley Grayson,
Lana Dean James…………. (F) 8
Nicola Griffith,
Kelley Eskridge…………… (JJ) 8
Elsbeth Lindner………….. (CNB)9
Rusch & Smith Wedding
Guests…………………………. (JO) 9
Kristine Kathryn Rusch,
Dean Wesley Smith…….. (JO)9
Kobo A b e ………………………… (F)68
Gerry de la Ree,
Helen de la R ee …….. (DGH)68
Margo Skinner,
Fritz Leiber……………….(CNB)68