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August 2004 Issue 523 Vol. 53 No. 2
37th Year of Publication 25-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
M A I N S T O R I E S / 5
Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame Williamson Dedication McDevitt Wins Campbell, Baker Wins Sturgeon Award Misunderstanding Asimov
I N T E R V I E W S
Neal Stephenson: The Past Through Tomorrow / 6
Stephen Baxter: The Cusp of Transcendence / 76
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 about Andre Norton, Philip José Farmer, Iain M. Banks, Richard K. Morgan, Jane Yolen, and many others
T H E D A T A F I L E / 11
First in Pyr Headline for Sale Douglas Adams in New Hitchhiker’s Series Reading at Risk Interminable Rights Scholastic Launches Graphix New ISBNs Coming Fodera Founds Agency Rare Penguins: Half Price Cinderella Wins Out Global Discworld Princely Potter Awards News Publishing News Book News Magazine News Call for Papers Announcements Other Media Markets Financial News International Rights
L O C U S S U R V E Y / 34
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: June / 43
Books Received: June / 44
British Books Received: May / 63
Bestsellers / 64
I N T E R N A T I O N A L / 71
Australia Israel Brazil
O B I T U A R I E S / 73
Hugh B. Cave Appreciations by Joe Haldeman and Stephen Jones Paula Danzinger Roxanne Hutton Allan Rothstein Appreciation by Lisa Feerick Pollison Monique Lebailly
L O C U S L E T T E R S / 74
Bob Eggleton Kit Whitfield
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 75
John Varley Books Read The Locus Awards Readers Down, Books Up
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 12
Sci Fiction 7/04; Interzone Spring ’04; F&SF 9/04; Asimov’s 8/04; Realms of Fantasy 8/04.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 13
Sci Fiction 7/04; F&SF 8/04; Argosy 5-6/04; Interzone Spring ’04; Realms of Fantasy 8/04; Strange Horizons 6/21/04; Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet 6/04; Say...why aren’t we crying? 5/04; Flytrap 5/04.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 15
The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link, & Gavin J. Grant, eds.; Year’s Best Fantasy 4, David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer, eds.; One King, One Soldier, Alexander C. Irvine; The Cat’s Pajamas, Ray Bradbury.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 19
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke; Freedom’s Gate, Naomi Kritzer; Bride of the Fat White Vampire, Andrew Fox; The Wild Reel, Paul Brandon; Something Rotten, Jasper Fforde.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 23
Newton’s Wake, Ken MacLeod; Lost in Transmission, Wil McCarthy; Ringworld’s Children, Larry Niven; SHORT TAKES: Iron Sunrise, Charles Stross; Glass Dragons, Sean McMullen.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 27
The Princess of Neptune, Quentin Dodd; The People of Sparks, Jeanne DuPrau; Lost and Found, Alan Dean Foster; Radiant, James Alan Gardner; The Wizard of Karres, Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint, & Dave Freer; A Crack in the Line, Michael Lawrence; The Child Goddess, Louise Marley; Apocalypse Array, Lyda Morehouse; Gracie, The Pixie of the Puddle, Donna Jo Napoli.
Divers Hands: Reviews by Damien Broderick, Rich Horton, Tim Pratt / 31
The Last Guardian of Everness, John C. Wright; Swiftly: Stories That Never Were and Might Not Be, Adam Roberts; Olympic Games, Leslie What; Murder of Angels, Caitlín R. Kiernan.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 12, 17, 21, 25
Quoted Without Comment / 45, 48, 50