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December 2002 Issue 503 Vol. 49 No. 6
35th Year of Publication 24-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
I N T E R V I E W S
Orson Scott Card: Casting Shadows / 7
Jacqueline Carey: Existential BDSM / 84
2 0 0 2 W O R L D F A N T A S Y A W A R D S W I N N E R S / 9
2002 World Fantasy Awards Banquet
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 10
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Andre Norton, Robert Jordan, Bob Tucker, Neil Gaiman, Diana Gabaldon, Lois McMaster Bujold, Harry Turtledove, and many others
M A I N S T O R I E S / 12
Tor Goes Global Specialty Bookstores Sinking 2002 James White Award Houghton Mifflin Sold - Again
T H E D A T A F I L E / 13
Comics Creators Sue Marvel UCR Gets Pelz Fanzine Collection Winnipeg SF Collection Sold Infinite Matrix Marks One Year Worldcons Updates Potter Patter Announcements Contests/Call For Papers Awards News Bookstore News Book News Magazine News Legal News Online News Financial News
F O R T H C O M I N G B O O K S
US Forthcoming Books / 36 British Forthcoming Books / 44
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: October / 48 Books Received: October / 49 British Books Received: September / 66 Bestsellers / 68
O B I T U A R I E S / 77
Charles Sheffield Appreciations by Yoji Kondo, Jack McDevitt, and Andy Duncan Jerry Sohl Guido Wilmar Sassi
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 80
World Fantasy Con, cold weather, Mall of America, Guy Fawkes Day, deadlines, corrections, this issue, next issue, post office slowdown.
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 14
Analog 12/02; Interzone 9/02; Asimov’s 12/02; Sci Fiction 11/02; Riding the Rock, Stephen Baxter.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
Asimov’s 12/02; Analog 12/02; F&SF 12/02; Sci Fiction 11/02; Realms of Fantasy 12/02; A Year in the Linear City, Paul Di Filippo; Once Upon a Galaxy, Wil McCarthy, John Helfers, & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
The Hard SF Renaissance, David Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer, eds; The Separation, Christopher Priest; Martians and Madness: The Complete SF Novels of Fredric Brown, Fredric Brown.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
The Book of Splendor, Frances Sherwood; The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break, Steven Sherrill; As Above, So Below, Rudy Rucker; Golden Fool, Robin Hobb; The Poison Master, Liz Williams.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 25
The Praxis, Walter Jon Williams; Coyote, Allen Steele.
Reviews by Jonathan Strahan / 27
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, Cory Doctorow; Tapping the Dream Tree, Charles de Lint; Little Doors, Paul Di Filippo.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 29
Light, M. John Harrison; Ruled Britannia, Harry Turtledove; Cybele, with Bluebonnets, Charles L. Harness.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 31
The Paths of the Dead, Steven Brust; The Named, Marianne Curley; Stealing the Elf-King’s Roses, Diane Duane; Deathstalker Legacy, Simon R. Green; Stravaganza: City of Masks, Mary Hoffman; Cretaceous Sea, Will Hubbell; Tetrarch, Ian Irvine; Abhorsen, Garth Nix; Heir Apparent, Vivian Vande Velde.
Locus Looks at Art Books: Reviews by Karen Haber / 33
The Tale of the Firebird, Gennady Spirin; Richard Wagner’s The Ring of the Nibelung, Volume One, P. Craig Russell; Richard Wagner’s The Ring of the Nibelung, Volume Two, P. Craig Russell; The Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk, Steven Luckert; Bradbury: An Illustrated Life, Jerry Weist; SHORT TAKES: Mervyn Peake, My Eyes Mint Gold: A Life, Malcolm Yorke; Pinocchio, Carol Collodi, illustrated by Gris Grimly; Tom Mouse, Ursula K. Le Guin, illustrated by Julie Downing; Heavy Metal: 25 Years of Classic Covers, John Workman.