Table of Contents, February 1997

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
February 1997 Issue 433 Vol. 38 No. 2
30th Year of Publication 18-Time Hugo Winner
MAIN STORIES
Major Publishing Changes/8 Silverberg SF Anthology Blockbuster/8
1996 Philip K. Dick Award Nominees/8 1996 Chain Bestsellers/8
1997 Nebula Awards Weekend/8 Copyright Requests for Chinese Translations/9
Marvel Files Chapter 11/9 UPC Awards/9
THE DATA FILE
Tomorrow Moves to Net/9 Announcements/9
International Announcements/9 Readings & Signings/9 Awards News/72
Publishing News/72 Financial News/72 Bookstore News/73
Book News/73 Online News/73 Market Update/73 Court Cases/73
Multi-Media Update/73 Publications Received/73 Multi-Media Received/73
INTERVIEWS
Linda Nagata: Choice and Change/4
Larry Niven: Painful Fiction/6
1 9 9 6 : THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Recommended Reading by: Charles N. Brown/30 Gary K. Wolfe/31
Russell Letson/34 Faren Miller/35 Edward Bryant/38 Shira Daemon/39
Carolyn Cushman/39 Gardner Dozois/72 Mark R. Kelly/72
1996 Recommended Reading List/40 1996 Book Summary/43
1996 Magazine Summary/46
OBITUARIES
Carl Sagan/70 Appreciation by Stephen Baxter/70
H.R. “Bill” Percy/71 William Rushton/71 Mike Baker/71
Clyde Tombaugh/71 Hester Gorst/71
LISTINGS
Magazines Received: December/52 Books Received: December/53
British Books: November/63 Bestsellers/68
Photo Listing/78 Index to Ads/78
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing/10 QuotePage/27
Locus Letters/71 Editorial Matters/72
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly / 13
Interzone 12/96; F&SF 1/97; SF Age 1/97; Asimov’s 3/
97; SHORT TAKES: Analog 1/96; Analog 2/96; Analog
4/96; Analog 6/96; Analog 8/96; Analog 11/96; The
Williamson Effect, Roger Zelazny, ed; A Nightmare’s
Dozen, Michael Stearn, ed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 15
The Best of Interzone, David Pringle, ed.; Unlocking
the Air and other Stories, Ursula K. Le Guin; The
Black Sun, Jack Williamson; The Billion Dollar Boy,
Charles Sheffield; The Dealings of Daniel Kesserich:
A Study of the Mass Insanity at Smithville, Fritz
Leiber.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 17
The White Abacus, Damien Broderick; Silicon Embrace,
John Shirley; Freedom and Necessity, Steven
Brust & Emma Bull; The Tooth Fairy, Graham Joyce;
Waking Beauty, Paul Witcover; Cinderblock, Janine
Ellen Young.
Reviews by Russell Letson /1 9
The Beacon, Valerie J. Freireich; The Fleet of Stars,
Poul Anderson; Celestial Dogs, J.S. Russell.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 21
Brand New Cherry Flavor, Todd Grimson; Dead Heat,
Del Stone, Jr.; A Dozen Black Roses, Nancy A. Collins;
SHORT TAKES: Even the Queen and Other Short Stories,
Connie Willis; Nightcast, Ronald James.
Reviews by Shira Daemon / 23
Chaos Come Again, Wilhelmina Baird; The Kronos
Condition, Emily Devenport; The Three Damosels,
Vera Chapman.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman/ 25
Freedom and Necessity, Steven Brust & Emma Bull;
King’s Dragon, Kate Elliott; Keeper of the King, Nigel
Bennett & P.N. Elrod; Stalking Darkness, Lynn
Flewelling; Song in the Silence, Elizabeth Kerner; Sing
the Warmth, Louise Marley; Wonder Tales, Marina
Warner, ed.
LOCUS February 1997/3
CHARLES N. BROWN
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
MARIANNE S. JABLON
Managing Editor
FAREN C. MILLER
CAROLYN F. CUSHMAN
Editors
KIRSTEN GONG-WONG
Assistant Editor
EDWARD BRYANT
SHIRA DAEMON
MARK R. KELLY
RUSSELL LETSON
GARY K. WOLFE
Contributing Editors
WILLIAM G. CONTENTO
Special Projects
BETH GWINN
Photographer
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