July 2001 Issue 486 Vol. 47 No.1
34th Year of Publication 22-Time Hugo Winner
Cover Design: Arnie Fenner
2000 Stoker Awards Winners/8 2000 Sturgeon Finalists/8
Firebird Launched/8 Vivendi Buys Houghton Mifflin/8
The Data File
First ‘‘Cordwainer’’ to be Presented at Worldcon/9 Narnia for Pagans/9
The Lord of the Rings with Burger and Fries/9
Ingram to Provide More Amazon Fulfillment/9
Ingram Limits Direct Access by Small Presses/9 Injunction Undone/9
Worldcons Update/9 Dracula Theme Park/9 King Notes/9 Potter Notes/9 Fowl Business/73 Barker Products/73 Announcements/73
Awards News/73 Contest News/74 Publishing News/74
Small-Press Publishing News/74 Book News/74 Financial News/74
Legal News/74 Print-on-Demand News/74 e-Book News/74 Online News/76 International Rights/76 Other Rights Sales/76 Publications Received/76
Ellison on Ellison/6
SF at BookExpoAmerica 2001/41 2001 World Horror Convention/44
SF in the Arab Gulf States and Iran/46
SF in the Czech Republic/47 SF in Brazil/48
Simon Raven/72 Michael Webster Peplow/72
International Books and Magazines Received/49 Conventions/52
Magazines Received: May/54 Books Received: May/55
British Books: April/68 Bestsellers/70 Photo Listing/82 Index to Ads/82
Columns & Departments
People & Publishing/10 Locus Letters/72 Editorial Matters/73
Locus Looks at Books
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews by Mark R. Kelly / 15
Sci Fiction 5/01; Interzone 5/01; Spectrum SF 5 2/01; F&SF 6/01.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed.; Year’s Best SF 6, David G. Hartwell, ed.; Starlight 3, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, ed.; SHORT TAKE: The Time Machines: The Story of the Science Fiction Pulp Magazines from the Beginning to 1950: The History of the Science Fiction Magazine, Volume I, Mike Ashley.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 23
Meet Me in the Moon Room: Stories, Ray Vukcevich; Darkness Divided, John Shirley; Stranger Things Happen, Kelly Link; The Song of the Earth, Hugh Nissenson; Dead Until Dark, Charlaine Harris; The Storm of Heaven, Thomas Harlan; The Curse of Chalion, Lois McMaster Bujold.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 27
As the Sun Goes Down, Tim Lebbon; Passage, Connie Willis; Pioneer, Melanie Tem; SHORT TAKES: Black Dust, Graham Joyce; Teeth, Edo van Belkom; The Night Class, Tom Piccirilli; To Bury the Dead, Craig Spector; Graven Images, Gary Raisor.
Reviews by Jonathan Strahan / 31
Origin: Manifold 3 (in US as Manifold: Origin), Stephen Baxter; Bold as Love, Gwyneth Jones; The Music of Razors, Cameron Rogers; The Chronoliths, Robert Charles Wilson; SHORT TAKE: Nebula Award Stories, Damon Knight, ed.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 33
Bobby’s Girl, J.D. Austin; The Bone Doll’s Twin, Lynn Flewelling; The Forbidden Land, Kate Forsyth; The Shadows of God, J. Gregory Keyes; The Way of the Rose, Vallery Leith; Top 10: Collected Edition Book One, Alan Moore, Gene Ha & Zander Cannon; I am Morgan le Fay, Nancy Springer.
Reviews by Divers Hands / 35
Talking in the Dark, Dennis Etchison; Silverheart, Michael Moorcock & Storm Constantine; The Dreamthief’s Daughter, Michael Moorcock; Teeth, Edo van Belkom; Evergence: A Dark Imbalance, Sean Williams & Shane Dix.
Locus Looks at Art Books: Reviews by Karen Haber / 37
The Lost Thing, Shaun Tan; The Art of Chesley Bonestell, Ron Miller & Frederick C. Durant III; The Classic Era of American Pulp Magazines, Peter Haining; SHORT TAKES: The Fantasy Art Techniques of Tim Hildebrandt, Jack E. Norton; Dreamwalker, Isobelle Carmody, illustrations by Steven Woolman; The Serpent Slayer and Other Stories of Strong Women, Trina Schart Hyman, illustrated by Katrin Tchana.