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October 2004 Issue 525 Vol. 53 No. 4
37th Year of Publication 26-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Color Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
M A I N S T O R I E S / 5
2004 Hugo Awards Winners 1954 Retro Hugo Awards Winners 2004 Locus Awards Noreascon 4 Clarke Accepts Heinlein Award Doctorow Wins 2004 Sunburst 2004 Chesley Awards Winners Kid-Lit Trumps Chick-Lit
I N T E R V I E W S
John Varley: The Wonderful Alarming Future / 6
Eileen Gunn: Exploring the Edge / 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 Gardner Dozois, Jack Williamson, Esther Friesner, Tad Williams, Poppy Z. Brite, Neil Gaiman, and many others
T H E D A T A F I L E / 11
SF Cruising Basilisk Dreams Closes Marvel Joins Diamond Potter Notes Announcements Awards Worldcons Updates Publishing News Book News Online News Financial News International Rights Other Rights Other Media Received Publications Received
S P E C I A L
Complete 1954 Retro Hugo Voting / 35
Complete 2004 Hugo Voting / 36
2004 Hugo Awards Ceremony / 38
L I S T I N G S
Conventions / 46
Magazines Received: August / 47
Books Received: August / 64
British Books Received: July / 66
Bestsellers / 70
O B I T U A R I E S / 74
Alfred Coppel Harvey Wheeler George Flynn Fred Whipple Charles Rome Smith Appreciation by Ray Bradbury Peter Graham
L O C U S L E T T E R S / 72
Stephen Jones Cory Doctorow Gordon Van Gelder Richard Simms
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 75
Noreascon 4 Hugo Locus Awards Museums, Etc. Corrections Next Issue
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 12
Asimovs 10-11/04; Sci Fiction 9/04; Mere, Robert Reed; Amazing 9/04; Lady Churchills Rosebud Wristlet 6/04.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 13
F&SF 10-11/04; Asimovs 9/04; Asimovs 10-11/04; Analog 10/04; Sci Fiction 9/04; Strange Horizons 8/04; Talebones Summer 04; Synergy SF, George Zebrowski, ed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 15
The System of the World, Neal Stephenson; Stable Strategies and Others, Eileen Gunn; The Dry Salvages, Caitlνn R. Kiernan.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 19
The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower, Stephen King; The Road to the Dark Tower, Bev Vincent, Her Name Was Lola, Russell Hoban; Going Postal, Terry Pratchett; Circus of the Grand Design, Robert Freeman Wexler; The Jaguar Knights, Dave Duncan.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 23
Crucible, Nancy Kress; The Boy Who Would Live Forever, Frederik Pohl.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 25
Exultant, Stephen Baxter; The Last Guardian of Everness, John C. Wright; The Snow, Adam Roberts; White Rose, R. Garcia y Robertson; Neutrino Drag, Paul Di Filippo.
Reviews by Damien Broderick / 29
The Algebraist, Iain M. Banks; Gaudeamus, John Barnes; The Banquet of the Lords of Night & Other Stories, Liz Williams.
Divers Hands: Reviews by William Senior, Rich Horton, & Tim Pratt / 33
The Runes of the Earth, Stephen R. Donaldson; Thumbprints, Pamela Sargent; Breathe, Christopher Fowler.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 23, 27, 31, 33
Quoted Without Comment / 50