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TABLE OF CONTENTS
October 1998 Issue 453 Vol. 41 No. 4
31 st Year of Publication 20-Time Hugo Winner
Shapiro Named Del Rey Editorial Director/8
World Fantasy Awards Nomination Change/8
Stephen King’s Brand New Bag/8
Writers Attack On-Demand Publishing/8
Is the Sky Falling for Amazon?/8
THE DATA FILE
Borders Invades England/9 Announcements/9 Call for Papers/9
Worldcon News/9 Readings & Signings/9 Awards News/9
Magazine News/73 Contest News/73 Legal News/73
Book News/73 Financial News/73 Bookstore News/73
Rights & Options/73 Media News/74 Publications Received/74
Allen Steele: Phase Shifting/4
Nelson Bond: Looking Way Back/6
General Report/32 Kirsten Gong-Wong/32
AAron Buchanan/33 Mark R. Kelly/36 Edward Bryant/38
Russell Letson/45 Mike Glyer/46 Gary K. Wolfe/74
Alain Doremieux/70 Allen Drury/70 Dietmar Trommeshauser/70
R[ichard] D[ale] Mullen/70 Amos Gefen/70 Ariane von Orlow/70
DEATH ANNOUNCED: Jack M[iles] Bickham/70
Paul Lehr: An Appreciation by Vincent Di Fate/70
Magazines Received: August/50 Books Received: August/51
British Books: July/63 Bestsellers/68
Photo Listing/78 Index to Ads/78
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing/10 Locus Letters/71 Editorial Matters/72
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly /15
F&SF 9/98; Interzone 8/98; Analog 9/98; SF Age 9/98.
Reviews by Faren Miller/19
Sailing to Sarantium, Guy Gavriel Kay; The Avram
Davidson Treasury: A Tribute Collection, Robert
Silverberg & Grania Davis, eds.; Smoke and Mirrors,
Neil Gaiman; Last Summer at Mars Hill, Elizabeth Hand;
The Collector of Hearts, Joyce Carol Oates; SHORT
TAKE: Beyond the Wall of Sleep, R. Andrew Heidel.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe/23
Last Summer at Mars Hill, Elizabeth Hand; The Avram
Davidson Treasury: A Tribute Collection, Robert
Silverberg & Grania Davis, eds.; The Boss in the Wall,
A Treatise on the House Devil, Avram Davidson &
Grania Davis; The Perfect Host: Volume V: The Complete
Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, Paul Williams, ed.;
Bending the Landscape: Science Fiction, Nicola
Griffith & Stephen Pagel, eds.
Reviews by Russell Letson /25
Vast, Linda Nagata; Bloom, Wil McCarthy; Inherit the
Earth, Brian Stableford.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 27
Irrational Fears, William Browning Spencer; Big Rock
Beat, Greg Kihn; The Midnight Tour, Richard Laymon;
SHORT TAKES: Northern Dreamers, Edo van Belkom;
The Beast House, Richard Laymon; Riptide, Douglas
Preston & Lincoln Child; Testament: the Unpublished
Prologues, David Morrell; Monsters and Other Stories,
Richard T. Chizmar.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 29
Eyes of the Empress, Camille Bacon-Smith; The Last
Dragonlord, Joanne Bertin; Blood Lines, William R.
Burkett, Jr.; Queen of Demons, David Drake; Diplomacy
of Wolves, Holly Lisle; Colours in the Steel, K.J.
Parker; The Last Continent, Terry Pratchett; Legends,
Robert Silverberg, ed.; Armageddon Summer, Jane
Yolen & Bruce Coville.
LOCUS October 1998/3