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September 2002 Issue 500 Vol. 49 No. 3
35th Year of Publication 23-Time Hugo Winner
Cover, Interviews, and Color Artwork Design by Arnie Fenner
I N T E R V I E W S
The Wolfe & Gaiman Show / 6 Charles N. Brown: The Joy of SF / 89
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 8
Notes on marriages, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue on Bob Eggleton, Esther M. Friesner, Peter Hamilton, Sheri S. Tepper, Anne McCaffrey, and many others.
M A I N S T O R I E S / 11
Ron Walotsky (1943-2002) Gemmell Wins the Prix Tour Eiffel Award 2001 World Fantasy Awards Nominations Harper Children's Launches Eos YA Line Bertelsmann Shake-Up AOLTW Under Federal Scrutiny
T H E D A T A F I L E / 13
Houghton Mifflin on Block (Again) Gibson SF Collection Donated Secret Agent Ransome Graphic Novels Grow Shadowmarch Dies Worldcons Updates Announcements Awards News Magazine News POD News Online News Legal News Financial News International Rights
L O C U S C E L E B R A T I O N 500 / 40
With material by Gary K. Wolfe, John Clute, Neil Gaiman, David G. Hartwell, Gardner Dozois, Connie Willis, Frederik Pohl, Robert Silverberg, plus congratulations, commiserations, & sundry comments on Issue 500 and Charles N. Brown's ''retirement'' from many others.
F O R T H C O M I N G B O O K S
Forthcoming Books / 46 British Forthcoming Books / 56
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: July / 60 Books Received: July / 61 British Books Received: June / 73 Bestsellers / 76
O B I T U A R I E S
Ron Walotsky / 11 Appreciations by Bob Eggleton, Jane & Howard Frank, and Joe Haldeman / 11 Donald L. Franson / 86 Franco Lucentini / 86 William L. Pierce / 86
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 81
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 14
F&SF 9/02; Sci Fiction 8/02; Asimov's 8/02; Interzone 6-7/02; Realms of Fantasy 8/02; Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet 6/02.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
The Silver Web 1/02; The Third Alternative Spring '02; Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet 6/02; Black Gate Summer '02; Challenging Destiny 6/02; Interzone 5/02; Sci Fiction 8/02; Strange Horizons 7/1/02, 7/15/02; F&SF 9/02; Stories of Your Life and Others, Ted Chiang.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
White Apples, Jonathan Carroll; If Lions Could Speak, Paul Park; Strange But Not a Stranger, James Patrick Kelly; Shadow Puppets, Orson Scott Card.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
Summerland, Michael Chabon; The Woad to Wuin, Peter David; The Iron Grail, Robert Holdstock; A Bed of Earth, Tanith Lee; Across the Nightingale Floor, Lian Hearn; Sisters of the Raven, Barbara Hambly.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 25
Coraline, Neil Gaiman; The Darker Side, John Pelan, ed.; ...Doomed to Repeat It, d.g.k. goldberg; SHORT TAKE: Spider Moon, John Shirley
Reviews by Jonathan Strahan / 29
Phase Space, Stephen Baxter; Toast and Other Rusted Futures, Charles Stross; Castles Made of Sand, Gwyneth Jones; Lost in a Good Book, Jasper Fforde; SHORT TAKES: V.A.O., Geoff Ryman; Turquoise Days, Alastair Reynolds.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 33
Redemption Ark, Alastair Reynolds; Turquoise Days, Alastair Reynolds; A Scattering of Jades, Alexander C. Irvine; Imagined Slights, James Lovegrove; SHORT TAKE: Black Gods and Scarlet Dreams, C.L. Moore.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 35
Tithe, Holly Black; The Angel Factory, Terence Blacker; The Fathomless Caves, Kate Forsyth; Nightmare, Steve Harper; Sorcerers of the Nightwing, Geoffrey Huntington; Wolf's Head, Wolf's Heart, Jane Lindskold; Night Watch, Terry Pratchett; A School for Sorcery, E. Rose Sabin; War of Honor, David Weber.
Divers Hands: Reviews by Alyx Dellamonica and Tim Pratt / 37
Solitaire, Kelley Eskridge; Last Things, David Searcy; Breed, Owl Goingback.
Locus Looks at Art Books: Reviews by Karen Haber / 39
GOAD: The Many Moods of Phil Hale
, Phil Hale; Paper Tiger Fantasy Art Gallery
, Paul Barnett, ed.; Coraline
, Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean; SHORT TAKES: A Fairy's Child
, Ann Dahlgren & Douglas Foulke; The Green Man: Tales from the Mythic Forest
, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds.; Murder Mysteries
, Neil Gaiman, adapted and illustrated by P. Craig Russell; Vampires
, anon.; Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color
, Philip Ball; GroBoto
, Darrel Anderson (www.grobotto.com