Table of Contents, April 1995

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April 1995
Table of Contents vol . 34 no. 4
Ma i n S t o r ie s
Omni Ceases Monthly
Publication……………………………. 7
British Book Summary 1994 … 7
Proteus Launched………………….. 8
Koontz vs. TriStar………………….. 8
1995 World Fantasy Award
Judges Announced…………….. 8
Where Books Are Bought…….. 8
Preliminary Stoker Award
Ballot Issued………………………… 8
V.C. Andrews® Triumphant…… 8
Lethem Wins Crawford …………. 9
Dillons Bankruptcy…………………. 9
T h e D ata File
Worldcon News…………………………………9
Announcements………………………………..9
Magazine News…………………………………9
Book News……………………………………….. 9
Online News……………………………………… 9
Financial News…………………………………. 9
Award News……………………………………. 64
Market News…………………………………… 65
Court Cases……………………………………. 65
Rushdie Update………………………………. 65
Rights & Options…………………………….. 65
Multi-Media Update…………………………. 65
Publications Received……………………..65
Catalogs Received………………………….. 65
I n t e r v iew
Clive Barker: Life, Death, and
the Whole Damned Thing……4
O b itu a r ie s
Ian Ballantine………………………………….. 60
Appreciation by Frederik Pohl…….. 61
Joyce Slater……………………………………. 62
Philip E. Cleator………………………………. 62
Appreciation by Arthur C. Clarke ….62
Bill Collins………………………………………. 62
Nigel D. Findley………………………………. 62
Appreciation by Sharon Mulvihill ….63
Ian Ballantine
1916-1995
Ian Ballantine, one of the innovators of
mass market publishing in the US, died
March 9, at age 79. See page 60.
I n t ern a t i on a l
SF in France………………………….. 34
SF in Brazil…………………………….. 35
SF in the Czech Republic……. 38
SF in the Nordic Countries …. 39
L is t in g s
Magazines Received – February.. 41
Books Received – February……….42
British Books – January…………….. 53
Bestsellers……………………………………58
C o lumns & D e p a r tm en t s
People & Publishing……………………10
Editorial M a tte rs ………………………….63
Locus Letters……………………………….64
Locus Looks a t Books
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Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly:
Interzone 2/95; Asimov’s 5/95; SF Age 3/95; Analog
4/95, 5/95, 6/95; F&SF 3/95; Tomorrow 2/95;
Crank! #4, Autumn/94; Strange Plasma #8; Absolute
Magnitude Winter/Spring 95; Omni 3/95.
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Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe:
The Steampunk Trilogy, Paul Di Filippo; Metropolitan,
Walter Jon Williams; Rushing to Paradise,
J.G. Ballard; Nebula Awards 29, Pamela
Sargent, ed.; The Armless Maiden and Other
Tales for Childhood’s Survivors, Terri Windling,
ed.; The Ultimate Egoist: Volume I: The Complete
Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, Paul Williams,
ed.; The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction:
An A-Z of Science Fiction Books by Title,
2nd ed., David Pringle; Future Perfect: American
Science Fiction of the Nineteenth Century,
revised and expanded edition, H. Bruce Franklin, ed.
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Reviews by Faren Miller:
The Lions of Al-Rassan, Guy Gavriel Kay; The
Blind God is Watching, Nancy Springer; The
Armless Maiden and Other Tales for
Childhood’s Survivors, Terri Windling, ed.; Jasmine
Nights, S.P. Somtow; The Cursed, Dave
Duncan; Hunter’s Haunt, Dave Duncan; SHORT
TAKES: Demon Sword, Ken Hood; The
Steampunk Trilogy, Paul Di Filippo; Resume
With Monsters, William Browning Spencer
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Reviews by Russell Letson:
Metropolitan, Walter Jon Williams; Genellan:
Planetfall, Scott G. Gier; Profiteer: Hostile
Takeover #1, S. Andrew Swann; SHORT TAKE:
The Weight, Allen Steele
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Reviews by Edward Bryant:
Relic, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child; The XFiles:
Goblins, Charles Grant; From Hell: Book
One, Alan Moore; SHORT TAKES: Harlan
Ellison’s Dream Corridor Special, Harlan
Ellison; Dead in the West, Joe R. Lansdale
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Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:
Circus of the Damned, Laurell K. Hamilton; The
Bellmaker, Brian Jacques; Mus of Kerbridge,
Paul Kidd; Mind of the Magic, Holly Lisle;
Everlastin’, Mickee Madden; The Berserker’s
Horse, Lisa Maxwell; Freedom’s Landing, Anne
McCaffrey; Storm at the End of Time, Pamela F.
Service; Wren’s War, Sherwood Smith; Companions
of the Night, Vivian Vande Velde; The Crying
for a Vision, Walter Wangerin, Jr.
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