Table of Contents, December 1993

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Table of Contents
MAIN STORIES
Amazing Suspends Monthly Publication……….. 6
1993 World Fantasy Awards Winners……………6
New Editor at Millennium………………………….. 6
Terry Bisson Collection Recalled………………….6
Paramount Under Siege; Acquires Macmillan…. 6
Zebra Drops Pinnacle Horror Titles……………. 6
1994 Nebula Judges Named…………………………7
M A in SF Offered…………………………………….. 7
ABA Finds Permanent Home in Chicago……….7
Scott Meredith/Scovil Chichak Galen
Agreement…………………………………………… 7
1975 Clarion Reunion……………………………….. 9
Around the Bookstores……………………………… 9
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News………………………………………..7
Rushdie Update………………………………………..7
Announcements………………………………………..7
Court Cases……………………………………………..7
Awards News…………………………………………. 69
Book News……………………………………………..69
Multimedia Update………………………………….69
Financial News………………………………………..69
Worldcon Update…………………………………….69
Market News…………………………………………..69
Rights & Options……………………………………. 69
Gaming News………………………………………….69
Publications Received……………………………… 69
INTERVIEWS
Maureen F. McHugh: Fan Dancing in Public…. 4
Jack Williamson: The Endless Search……………5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
Editorial Matters……………………………………… 3
People and Publishing……………………………….. 8
Reports from the Electronic Frontier,
Tom Maddox………………………………………. 11
Locus Letters…………………………………………..68
Arthur C. Clarke; Simon Hawke; Maralee &
Gordon Nelder-Adams.
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:………………………………….13
Analog mid-12/93; Analog 1/94; Asimov’s 1/94;
Interzone 11/93; F&SF 12/93; L. Ron Hubbard
Presents Writers of the Future Volume IX, Dave
Wolverton, ed.
Reviews by Russell Letson:………………………..15
A Land Fit for Heroes, Book I: Escape to the Wild
Wood, Phillip Mann; ViraVax, Bill Ransom;
SHORT TAKE: Out of Time, James P. Hogan.
Reviews by Faren Miller:………………………….. 17
Parable of the Sower, Octavia E. Butler; The
Ships of Earth, Orson Scott Card; Lake of the
Long Sun, Gene Wolfe; Winter of the Wolf, R .A
MacAvoy; Impossible Things, Connie Willis;
SHORT TAKES: Xanadu 2, Jane Yolen, ed.;
Christmas Forever, David G. Hartwell, ed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wo lfe:………………………..21
Antiquities: Seven Stories, John Crowley; Rivers
of Time, L. Sprague de Camp; Out of Time,
James P. Hogan; Passion Play, Sean Stewart;
Androids, Humanoids, and Other Science Fiction
Monsters: Science and Soul in Science Fiction
Films, Per Schelde; SHORT TAKES: A
Critical Edition of The War o f the Worlds-. H.G.
Wells’s Scientific Romance, introduction and
notes by David Y. Hughes and Harry M. Geduld;
The Invisible Man: The Life and Liberties of
H.G. Wells, Michael Coren.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman: ……………………25
Minerva Wakes, Holly Lisle; Earthsong, Suzette
Haden Elgin; The Winged Man, Moyra Caldecott;
A Wizard’s Dozen, Michael Stearns, ed.; SHORT
TAKES: Larissa, Emily Devenport; Summerland,
L. Dean James.
INTERNATIONAL SF
SF in Brazil……………………………………………. 36
Letter from Moscow………………………………… 37
SF in the Czech Republic…………………………. 38
SF in Romania……………………………………….. 38
1993 Salon du Livre…………………………………. 39
SF in French……………………………………………40
Etonnants Voyageurs Festival…………………….. 41
SF in Australia…………………………………………41
LISTINGS
Forthcoming Books…………………………………. 28
British Forthcoming Books………………………..33
International Books and Magazines Received .. 42
Convention Listings…………………………………. 44
Magazines Received — October………………….46
Books Received – October……………………….47
British Books – September……………………….62
Bestsellers……………………………………………… 67
OBITUARIES
Vincent Price…………………………………………..68
Claire Brown…………………………………………..68
Appreciation by Lisa Goldstein……………… 68
Appreciation by Edward Bryant……………… 68
David Caulton…………………………………………68
A c e ………………………………………. 20,49
A v o n …………………………………………..53
Baen…………………………… 10,16,51,73
B a n tam ……………………………….. 26,27
C la rio n ……………………………………… 50
Clarion W e s t……………………………..50
Classified A d s ……………………………64
Maureen F. McHugh…………..(BG) 1
World Fantasy Awards Winners
………………………………………….(BG) 1
Harlan E llis o n ……………………..(BG) 1
Jack C a d y ……………………………(BG) 1
Maureen F. McHugh………….. (BG) 4
Jack W illiam s o n …………….. (CNB) 5
Caroline Oakley……………….(CNB) 6
Marion Zimmer Bradley…….. (BG) 8
George R.R. Ma rtin ……………. (BG) 8
Alexis A. Gilliland,
Elizabeth Swanson U b a ……. (F) 8
INDEX TO ADS
Contemporary B o o k s ……………….52
DC C om ic s ………………………………. 14
Del R e y ……………………………….. 12,55
First Books……………………………….. 48
Harcourt B ra c e ………………………… 24
H arp e rCo llin s ……………………………76
PHOTO LISTINGS
Jeff Groteboer……………………….. (F) 8
1975 Clarion R e u n io n ……(F) 9
Amy Thomson ………
Dark Carnival Signing J J £ . .V – r ^ ” 9
Nova Awards Ceremony (RDSC) 36
Kir Bulychev………………………… (F) 37
Grande P a la is ………………..(NLW) 39
Salon du L iv re ………………..(NLW) 39
Norman Spinrad,
Yvonne Maillard………….(NLW) 39
Helene Collon,
Interzone……………………………………66
L o c u s …………………………………………74
T o r…………………………………2,18,22,71
W a rn e r……………………………………… 75
Worlds of W onder……………………..61
Mark V. Zie s in g ………………………… 48
Joyce P ierpoline…………(NLW) 39
Norman Spinrad,
Michael M o o rco c k …….. (NLW) 41
Leigh Blackmore,
Bill C ongreve………………… (TD) 41
Dan Simmons, Peter Nicholls,
Terry D ow lin g ………………..(TD) 41
Gayle Lovett, Dan Simmons,
Garry W y a tt…………………… (TD) 41
Claire Brown,
Lisa Go lds te in …………………(JJ) 68
PHOTO CREDITS-. (BG) Beth Gwinn, (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (RDSC) Roberto deSousa Causo, (F) Furnished, (NLW)
N. Lee Wood, (TD) Terry Dowling, (JJ) Jane Jewell.
Editorial Matters
It’s been a hectic month around here. I went to two
conventions back to back — World Fantasy Con in,
Minneapolis and Armadillocon in Austin — and then
decided to get this issue in the mail before Thanksgiving,
which comes several days earlier than our
usual deadline. It looks like we might just make it.
The shorter deadline was too much for some of our
columnists; they will return next time. Special thankyous
are due to the staff, who shaved four days off our
normal schedule.
ISSUE #395, VOL. 31 NO. 6, December 1993, Mailing Date: November 24,1993
LOCUS December 1993 / 3
UPCOMING CHANGES
Now that we’re well into our second 25-year segment
of Locus, we plan to do some changes.
Starting next issue, the Bestseller List will be
broken down slightly differently, with separate categories
for media- and games-related books. This
should give us a better comparison on various materials.
We’re also looking for another reviewer to spe-
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