October Issue: Table of Contents
posted 1 October 2008
T a b l e o f C o n t e n t s
October 2008 Issue 573 Vol. 61 No. 4
I N T E R V I E W S
Ursula K. Le Guin: The Age of Saturn / 4
Tobias S. Buckell: A Box Full of Words / 68
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 6
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Ray Bradbury, Mike Resnick, Charles Stross, Ian McDonald, George R.R. Martin, Robert J. Sawyer, and many others
D E N V E N T I O N 3 :
T h e 6 6 T H W O R L D S C I E N C E F I C T I O N C O N V E N T I O N / 8
Report by Amelia Beamer and Liza Groen Trombi Report on the WSFS Business Meeting by Cheryl Morgan & Kevin Standlee
M A I N S T O R I E S / 11
Hopkinson, Proulx Win 2008 Sunburst Awards 2008 British Fantasy Awards Harper's Angry Robot Colfer Goes Hitchhiking
T H E D A T A F I L E / 12
Analog and Asimovís Enlarge and Shrink Big Mouth for Small Beer Harlequin Gets Younger Rushdie Settles Suit Rowling Wins Lawsuit Meyer Manuscript Leaked Wizards Layoffs Morality Clause Publishing News Folds Watchmen in Dispute AuthorScam B&N Makes Adjustments YA Fantasy Tops Costa Poll eBay Changes Continue Worldcons News Book News Announcements Financial News International Rights Other Rights Publications Received Catalogues Received
F R E D E R I K P O H L O N S I R A R T H U R C. C L A R K E / 42
Sir Arthur and I by Frederik Pohl Arthur C. Clarkeís Final Instructions
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: August / 46 Books Received: August / 47
British Books Received: July / 58 Bestsellers / 60
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 65
September Song Convention Redux Black-eye Charlie Visitors This Issue Next Issue Renewals
O B I T U A R I E S / 67
David Foster Wallace Brian M. Thomsen Gregory McDonald James Crumley Joan Winston
L O C U S L E T T E R S / 67
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Gardnerspace: Short Fiction Column by Gardner Dozois / 15
F&SF 6/08; F&SF 7/08; F&SF 8/08; Asimovís 8/08; The Starry Rift, Jonathan Strahan, ed.; Sideways in Crime, Lou Anders, ed.; The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction: Volume Two, George Mann, ed.; Analog 4/08.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 16
Asimovís 10-11/08; F&SF 10-11/08; Postscripts Summer í08; Strange Horizons 7-8/08; Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #36; Gaslight Grimoire, J.R. Campbell & Charles Prepotec, eds.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
The Quiet War, Paul McAuley; The Gone-Away World, Nick Harkaway; How to Make Friends With Demons, Graham Joyce (In the UK as Memoirs of a Master Forger, William Heaney).
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
Half a Crown, Jo Walton; The Bird Shaman, Judith Moffett; Pandemonium, Daryl Gregory; The Enchantress of Florence, Salman Rushdie; Blood of Elves, Andrzej Sapkowski, Eanusia Stok, trans.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 23
Line War, Neal Asher; The Steel Remains, Richard Morgan; Juggler of Worlds, Larry Niven & Edward M. Lerner.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 25
Harmony, C.F. Bentley; The Painted Man (In the US as The Warded Man), Peter V. Brett; The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins; Riders of the Storm, Julie E. Czerneda; Rapunzelís Revenge, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale & Nathan Hale; Gentleman Takes a Chance, Sarah A. Hoyt; Duainfey, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller; The Soldier King, Violette Malan; Melting Stones, Tamora Pierce; Cast in Fury, Michelle Sagara.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Rich Horton / 27
Fast Ships, Black Sails, Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, eds.
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Graham Sleight / 28
The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin; The Lathe of Heaven, Ursula K. Le Guin; The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin; Always Coming Home, Ursula K. Le Guin.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 17, 19, 21, 23
Quoted Without Comment / 48
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