---- June 1999 Events ----
May 31-June 14:
Robert J. Sawyer will host the ''Writer's Studio'' discussion area on ChaptersGlobe.com, Canada's principal online bookstore.
Dimension SF, Montreal's first science fiction film festival, at the Cinema Imperial in downtown Montreal.
The History Channel (TV) broadcasts The Truth About Science Fiction.
June Conventions include:
June 2-6: SFRA Conference in Mobile, AL
June 4-6: Stoker Awards Weekend in Hollywood CA
---- June 1999 Books ----
- Barton, William When We Were Real (Warner Aspect)
- Bova, Ben Return to Mars (Avon Eos, hc)
- Bova, Ben Return to Mars (Hodder & Stoughton, hc)
- Byrne, Eugene ThiGMOO (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight)
- Danvers, Dennis End of Days (Avon Eos, hc)
- Dozois, Gardner, ed. The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection (St. Martin's, hc, tp)
- Goldstein, Lisa Dark Cities Underground (Tor, hc)
- Grant, Richard Kaspian Lost (Avon/Spike, hc)
- Harris, Thomas Hannibal (Delacorte, h, hc) [June 8]
- Hartwell, David G. & Damien Broderick, eds. Centaurus: The Best of Australian SF (Tor, hc)
- Hartwell, David G., ed. Year's Best SF 4 (HarperPrism)
- MacLeod, Ken The Sky Road (Orbit, hc)
- May, Julian Orion Arm (HarperCollins/Voyager, hc)
- Pohl, Frederik, ed. The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 1 (Tor, hc)
- Reed, Kit Seven for the Apocalypse (University Press of New England/Wesleyan, c, hc, tp)
- Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Scholastic, 1st US, hc)
- Sawyer, Robert J. Flashforward (Tor, hc)
- Sterling, Bruce A Good Old-Fashioned Future (Bantam Spectra, c)
Instinct -- d. Jon Turteltaub; st. Anthony Hopkins as a gorilla expert accused of murder; with Cuba Gooding Jr.; based on Daniel Quinn's novel Ishmael. (Touchstone Pictures) website
The Red Violin -- d. François Girard. About a magical violin from its creation in the 17th century Italy to 20th century Maoist China; with an original score by John Corigliano. (Lions Gate) website
Tarzan -- Animated version in which Tarzan surfs the jungle boughs instead of swinging from the vines; with songs by Phil Collins. (Disney) website
The Wild Wild West -- d. Barry Sonnenfeld; st. Will Smith, Kevin Klein, Kenneth Branagh. (Warner Bros) website
Forthcoming books are selected titles from the comprehensive listings updated every three months in Locus Magazine. This color indicates 1st editions published in the UK; This color indicates 1st US editions of books previously in the UK or elsewhere; others are 1st editions published in the US. Abbreviations indicate hc=hardcover, tp=trade paperback; c=collection, a=associational [non-genre], h=horror, nf=nonfiction. If not indicated hc or tp, the book is mass-market paperback or we're not sure. Schedules are tentative and subject to change -- particularly in later months.
Film listings are drawn from Coming Attractions, Los Angeles Times Sneaks '99, Entertainment Weekly, New York Times Summer Films, and
Web Film Release Schedule. These dates too are subject to change.