Table of Contents, June 1993

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Table of Contents
MAIN STORIES
Tor Begets Forge & Orb………………………………..6
Mass Exodus at Meredith………………………………6
Hand of Chaos Nabs Book Thief………………….. 6
1993 Dell Magazine Awards…………………………..6
Stoker Awards Nominations………………………….6
Russian Publishing Crisis………………………………7
SF Encyclopedia Launch……………………………….9
Haldeman Wins Italian Award……………………….9
THE DATA FILE
Salman Rusdie: Year 4, Part 2 ………………………. 7
Dinomania……………………………………………………7
Announcements……………………………………………7
Awards News………………………………………………..7
Book News………………………………………………….73
Publishing News…………………………………………. 73
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People and Publishing………………………………….. 8
Reports from the Electronic Frontier,
Tom Maddox………………………………………….. 11
Locus Letters………………………………………………72
Jennifer Roberson………………………………….. 72
Jane Johnson………………………………………….. 72
Patrick Nielsen Hayden……………………………72
Editorial Matters………………………………………… 72
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:……………………………………. 15
Omni Best Science Fiction Three, Ellen Datlow,
ed.; Analog 5/93; Analog 6/93; Interzone 5/93;
Amazing 6/93; Asimov’s 6/93; Asimov’s 7/93;
Pulphouse Issue 15.
Reviews by Faren M ille r……………………………..19
Anno Dracula, Kim Newman; Sign for the Sacred,
Storm Constantine; Vanishing Point;
Michaela Roessner; The Weird Colonial Boy,
Paul Voermans; The Secret Books of Paradys IV:
The Book of the Mad; Tanith Lee; Angels &
Insects: Two Novellas, AS. Byatt; SHORT
TAKES: Tesseracts4, Lorna Toolis & Michael
Skeet, eds.; The Grub-and-Stakers House a
Haunt, Alisa Craig.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:………………………….23
The Thread That Binds the Bones, Nina Kiriki
Hoffman; Darkness on the Ice, Lois Tilton; A
Good, Secret Place, Richard Laymon; SHORT
TAKES: Mondo Barbie, Richard Peabody &
Lucinda Ebersole, eds.; Aliens: Hive, Jerry
Prosser & Kelley Jones; The Lodger, Fred
Chappel.
Reviews by Gary K Wolfe:………………………… 27
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, John Clute
& Peter Nicholls, eds; The Hammer of God,
Arthur C. Clarke; Glory, Alfred Coppel.
Reviews by Russell L etson:……………………….. 29
A Harvest of Stars, Poul Anderson; Rainbow
Man, MJ. Engh; Omni Best Science Fiction
Three, Ellen Datlow, ed.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:…………………….31
Storm Caller, Carol Severance; Forests of the
Night, S. Andrew Swann; Blood and Honour,
Simon R. Green; Fossil Hunter, Robert J. Sawyer;
SHORT TAKES: McLendon’s Syndrome,
Robert Frezza; Honor Harrington: On Basilisk
Station, David Weber; White Horse, Dark
Dragon, Robert C. Fleet; The Adept #3: The
Templar Treasure, Katherine Kurtz & Deborah
Turner Harris; Prophet, Mike Resnick.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
1993 Nebula Banquet………………………………… 46
1993 World SF/Helicon……………………………… 49
LISTINGS
Forthcoming Books…………………………………….34
British Forthcoming Books………………………… 42
Magazines Received – April……………………….. 50
Books Received – April……………………………….51
British Books – March…………………………………60
Bestsellers…………………………………………………. 66
OBITUARIES
Lester del Rey…………………………………………….. 4
Appreciations by:
Frederik Po h l………………………………………..67
Robert Silverberg…………………………………. 68
Stephen R. Donaldson………………………….. 68
Barbara Hambly……………………………………69
Brian Daley…………………………………………..69
Dave D uncan………………………………………..69
Avram Davidson…………………………………………..5
Appreciations by:
Gardner Dozois………………………………………5
Michael Swanwick………………………………… 69
Lucius Shepard……………………………………..70
Peter S. Beagle………………………………………70
Robert Westall…………………………………………..71
Leslie Charteris………………………………………….71
Walter Breen………………………………………………72
Robert E. Gilbert……………………………………….72
James Morrow, Connie Willis,
Frederik P o h l……………………..(JJ)1
Lester del Rey……………………….. (F)1
Avram Davidson………………… (DC)1
Lester del Rey……………………(CNB)4
Avram Davidson……………….(CNB)4
Dell Magazine Awards…………. (JJ)6
Jack Williamson,
Frederik Po h l……………………… (F)8
Charles Sheffield……………….. (BG)8
Stephen R. Donaldson……. (CNB)8
Dan Simmons, Octavia E. Butler,
Harlan Ellison……………….. (CNB)8
Amy Thomson……………………..(RH)9
John Clute, Dick Jude…………(CF)9
Joe Haldeman, Piergiorgio
Nicolazzini………………………. (GH)9
James Morrow…………………. (BG)46
Connie W illis…………………….. (BG)46
Frederik P o h l……………………. (BG)46
Nebula Nominees……………. (BG)46
Charles N. Brown,
Frederik P o h l………………… (BG)47
Cynthia Felice………………….. (BG)47
INDEX TO ADS
Bridge Publications………………… 6 1
ClariNet Communications……….10
Classified A d s …………………………..63
DAW…………………………………………1 6
DC Comics……………………………… 1 4
PHOTO LISTINGS
Sharon Farber/S.N. Dyer…. (BG)47
Tom Doherty,
Poul Anderson………………. (BG)47
Kristine Kathryn Rusch,
Jane Yolen…………………….. (BG)47
Martha Soukup,
Maureen F. McHugh…….. (BG)47
Betsy Mitchell, Tappan King, Ellen
Asher, Ginjer Buchanan .. (BG)47
Lou Aronica, Michael
Bishop, James Morrow,
Gordon Van Gelder……….. (BG)47
Cordelia Willis, Connie Willis,
Gardner Dozois………………..(JJ)48
Maureen F. McHugh,
Bob Y eage r……………………. (BG)48
John Barnes, Kara Dalkey…. (JJ)48
Nebula Participants…………. (BG)48
Beth Meacham,
John Barnes……………………..(JJ)48
Joe Haldeman, Gay Haldeman,
George R.R. Martin, Parris,
Frederik Pohl ……………….(EAH)49
Del Rey……………………………………..1 2
Interzone………………………………….. 4 5 ,
Penguin Roc………………………
T o r ………………………………… 2 0 ,3 2 ,7 5
Weinberg Books……………………. .5 3
Sam J. Lundwall, Brian Aldiss,
Frederik Pohl,
Harry Harrison……………(EAH)49
Alexandru Mironov,
Stephan Ghidoveanu,
Thomas Mielke…………..(EAH)49
Elizabeth Anne Hull,
John Clute………………….(EAH)49
Pedro Jorge………………….. (EAH)49
Ivan Adamovic…………….. (EAH)49
Jussi-Ville Heis Kanev…..(EAH)49
Brian Aldiss, John Jarrold,
Sam J. Lundwall,
Harry Harrison…………… (EAH)49
Senator Carter, Wiktor Bukato,
Larry Van der Putt, Karel Thole,
George R.R. Martin,
John Brunner……………. (EAH)49
Robert Westall…………………… (F)71
Peter Lovesey, Leslie Charteris,
Unknown…………………………(F)71
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