Table of Contents, April 1993

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THE NEWSPAPER OF THE SCIENCE FICTION FIELD
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MAIN STORIES
Locus Court Ca se ………………………………………… 6
Cyberspace — Bookstore of the Future?………..6
British Book Summary 1992 ………………………….6
Steve Jackson Wins Lawsuit…………………………..6
Philip K. Dick Award Winner………………………..6
Aurora Awards Winners………………………………..6
Record Number Top-Sellers Means Higher
Stakes for Trade……………………………………….. 7
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News……………………………………………7
Bookstore News……………………………………………7
Convention News…………………………………………. 7
Announcements……………………………………………7
Awards News………………………………………………61
Contest News………………………………………………61
Book News………………………………………………….61
Rights & Options……………………………………….. 61
Market News……………………………………………….61
Publications Received………………………………… 61
SPECIAL FEATURES
25 Years of Locus………………………………………. 34
INTERVIEWS
Harry Turtledove: The Real Thing………………. 4
Dave Duncan: From Oil to Fantasy……………… 5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People and Publishing……………………………………8
Reports from the Electronic Frontier,
Tom Maddox………………………………………….. 11
Locus Letters………………………………………………60
Editorial Matters………………………………………… 60
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:……………………………………. 13
Asimov’s 3/93; Analog 1/93; Analog 2/93; Analog
3/93; F&SF 3/93; Amazing 4/93; Interzone 3/93;
Science Fiction Age 3/93; Omni 4/93.
Reviews by Faren M ille r……………………………..17
The Golden, Lucius Shepard; Poor Things,
Alasdair Gray; The Children of Men, P.D. James;
Peter Nevsky and the True Story of the Russian
Moon Landing, John Calvin Batchelor, The
Oracle at Stoneleigh Court, Peter Taylor;
SHORT TAKES: Harmonies of the ‘Net, Jane S.
Fancher; Upland Outlaws, Dave Duncan.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:………………………….21
Skin, Kathe Koja; Omni Best Science Fiction
Two, Ellen Datlow, ed.; Act of Love, Joe R.
Lansdale; SHORT TAKES: In the Electric Mist
with Confederate Dead, James Lee Burke; Less
Than Human, Gary Raisor; The Turning, Ron
Dee; Two Obscure Tales, Ramsey Campbell;
Voyages Into Darkness, Stephen Laws & Mark
Morris.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe:…………………………. 25
Sandman, Sleep, Herbert Lieberman; In the Electric
Mist with Confederate Dead, James Lee
Burke; The Porcelain Dove, Delia Sherman; The
Drylands, Mary Rosenblum; BUNCH!, David R.
Bunch.
Reviews by Russell Letson:…………………………. 27
Glory Season, David Brin; Rude Astronauts, Allen
Steele.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:……………………..29
Burning Bright, Melissa Scott; Rainbow Man,
M.J. Engh; The City Who Fought, Anne
McCaffrey & S.M. Stirling; Naked Came the
Sasquatch, John Boston; SHORT TAKES: The
Books of Magic, Neil Gaiman, et al.; The Boggart,
Susan Cooper, Calling on Dragons, Patricia C.
Wrede; Stinker’s Return, Pamela F. Service; The
Beginning of Unbelief, Robin D. Jones; Rouse a
Sleeping Cat, Dan Crawford; Bones of the Past,
Holly Lisle.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:………………….31
Rouse a Sleeping Cat, Dan Crawford; A Bone
from a Dry Sea, Peter Dickinson; Arc D’X, Steve
Erickson; Raven, Charles L. Grant; Poor Things,
Alasdair Gray; The Further Adventures of
Batman Volume 3: Featuring Catwoman, Martin
H. Greenberg, ed.; The Pirates’ Mixed-Up
Voyage, Margaret Mahy; The Last Oasis, Sue
Pace; La Maravilla, Alfredo Vea, Jr.
INTERNATIONAL SF
SF in Germany……………………………………………36
SF in Bulgaria……………………………………………..37
SF in Australia…………………………………………….37
SF in France………………………………………………. 38
SF in China………………… ………………………………39
SF in Spain………………………………………………… 40
1993 UPC Science Fiction Award…………………40
Letter from Moscow……………………………………41
LISTINGS
International Books and Magazines Received.. 43
Magazines Received — February………………….44
Books Received — February………………………..45
British Books — January…………………………….. 53
Bestsellers………………………………………………….. 59
OBITUARIES
Harvey Kurtzman………………………………………..60
Fletcher Knebel…………………………………………..60
Ishiro H onda……………………………………………… 60
Harry Turtledove……………..(CNB)4
Dave Duncan…………………. (CNB)5
Tad Williams………………………. (JJ)8
Ellen Kushner………………….. (BG)8
Cynthia Felice,
Carol Severance……………….. (F)8
Terence M. Green, Edo Van Belkom,
Robert J. Sawyer………………. (F)8
Carolyn Cushman ………….(CNB)9
Joseph Bauer, Myrna Donato,
Robert Bloch, Chelsea Quinn
Yarbro, Lou Donato………….. (F)9
Julian Stoinov,
Peter Ryrdjelov……………….. (F)37
Shane Morrissey, Julie Edge,
PHOTO LISTING
David de Vries, Glenn Lumsden,
Neil Gaiman……………………..(F)37
Terry Dowling, Peter Corns, Geoffrey
Maloney, Robert Hood, Leigh
Blackmore, Bill Congreve .. (F)37
Eric Lindsay, Kerrie Dougherty,
Gay Haldeman, Nick Stathopoulos,
Kerrie Hanlon, Joe Haldeman,
Terry Dowling……………………(F)37
Jean-Claude Dunyach,
Martin Blond…………………. (BD)38
George Pierru,
Pascal J. Thomas…………. (EH)38
Esther Rochon………………… (EH)38
Dominique W a rfa …………… (EH)38
Andre Ruellan…………………. (EH)38
Gabriel Bermudez Castillo .. (JMO)40
Joan Manel Ortiz, Domingo Santos,
Elia Barcelo,Gabriel Bermudez,
Antoni Garces……………….(RC)40
Javier Redal, Domingo Santos,
Elia Barcelo, Javier Negrete, Angel
Torres Quesada, Miquel Barcelo,
Ricard de la Casa……… (JMO)40
Elia Barcelo’s workshop…. (JMO)40
Jack McDevitt, Gabriel Farrate,
Brian Aldiss, Merce Rolge,
Antoni Olive………………..(CNB)40
Kir Bulychev…………………(CNB)41
PHOTO CREDITS: (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (SRC) Shelly Rae Clift, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (JJ) Jane Jewell,
(F) furnished, (BD) Bernard Dardinier, (EH) Ellen Herzfeld, (JMO) Joan Manel Ortiz, (RC) Ricard de la
Casa.
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LOCUS April 1993 /3
A c e …………………………………….
Atomic Comics……………………….. 50
A vo n ……………………………………
B aen………………………………
Bantam…………………………..
Bridge……………………………………….48
INDEX TO ADS
Clarion Books…… …………………..
Classifieds……………………………… 55
DAW…………………………………………. 2
Del R e y …………………………………..1 4
Harcourt Brace & Co………….
Interzone…………………………………..46
Locus Press…………………………….
Maclay & Associates…………….
The Overlook Press……………….
T o r ……………………………………..
Warner……………………………………. .2 8