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June 2008 Issue 569 Vol. 60 No. 6
I N T E R V I E W S
Jeffrey Ford: Shadow Years / 6
Daniel Abraham: The Long Price / 72
M A I N S T O R I E S / 5 & 10
2008 Nebula Awards Weekend Expanding Orbit Morgan Wins Clarke Olson Out at Random House 2007 Asimovís/Analog Awards
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 8
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about William Gibson, Charles De Lint, Justina Robson, T.A. Pratt, Robert Silverberg, and many others Lost Head Lawsuit
T H E D A T A F I L E / 11
SFWA Elections Spectra Pulse Lessing Laments Nobel Orphan Works Meyerís Rise Amazon Antagonizes Everyone Twilight Zone Goes Graphic Reading is No Longer Fundamental Awards News Publishing News 2007 By the Numbers Book Exports/Imports Up Chains and Internet Take the Lead
C O N V E N T I O N S
2008 Nebula Awards Weekend / 5
F O R T H C O M I N G B O O K S
US Forthcoming Books / 36 British Forthcoming Books / 46
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: April / 50 Books Received: April / 51
British Books Received: March / 62 Bestsellers / 64
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 69
Summer Days and Hospital Nights Visitors This Issue Next Issue Locus Awards
O B I T U A R I E S / 70
John Berkey Appreciations by Bob Eggleton, Arnie Fenner, and Jane Frank Oakley Hall Hugh Correa Arthur Lyons Margaret J. Howes Robert Rauschenberg James Bearcloud Danton Burroughs DEATH DISCOVERED: Roberto de Mello e Souza
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 12
Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy, William Schafer, ed.; Asimovís 7/08; Once Upon a Time in the North, Philip Pullman; F&SF 7/08; Interzone 4/08; Clarkesworld Magazine 1/08; Clarkesworld Magazine 3/08; Clarkesworld Magazine 4/08.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 13
F&SF 6/08; Interzone 4/08; Albedo One Spring í08; Weird Tales 3-4/08; Realms of Fantasy 6/08; Talebones Spring í08; Lone Star Stories 4/08; Jim Baenís Universe 6/08; Strange Horizons 3/08; Strange Roads, Peter S. Beagle.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 15
City at the End of Time, Greg Bear; Flood, Stephen Baxter; The Island of Eternal Love, Daina Chaviano; Nebula Awards Showcase 2008, Ben Bova, ed.; Rhetorics of Fantasy, Farah Mendlesohn; What It Is We Do When We Read Science Fiction, Paul Kincaid.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 19
Midnight Never Come, Marie Brennan; Kushielís Mercy, Jacqueline Carey; Dark Blood, John Meaney; SHORT TAKES: Iron Angel, Alan Campbell; Principles of Angels, Jaine Fenn; The Ninth Circle, Alex Bell; The Duke in His Castle, Vera Nazarian.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 23
Implied Spaces, Walter Jon Williams; Pirate Sun, Karl Schroeder; Galaxy Blues, Allen Steele.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 25
An Autumn War, Daniel Abraham; Escapement, Jay Lake; Weaver, Stephen Baxter.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 27
Night Child, Jes Battis; Jhegaala, Steven Brust; Shadows Return, Lynn Flewelling; Dragon Wytch, Yasmine Galenorn; Valorís Trial, Tanya Huff; The Snow Queen, Mercedes Lackey; Playing with Fire, Katie MacAlister; Victory of Eagles, Naomi Novik.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Greg Bear and Rich Horton / 29
Year Million, Damien Broderick, ed.; Galactic Empires, Gardner Dozois, ed.; Dreaming Again, Jack Dann, ed.
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Graham Sleight / 31
Who?, Algis Budrys; Rogue Moon, Algis Budrys; Michaelmas, Algis Budrys.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 13, 15, 19, 27
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