Issue 690 Table of Contents, July 2018

Locus science fiction magazine July 2018The July issue features interviews with Laura Anne Gilman and Fonda Lee; appreciations for Gardner Dozois; obituaries for Philip Roth, Christopher Stasheff, and E.J. Shumak; a column by Cory Doctorow; the Locus, Lambda Literary, and Audie Awards Winners; the 2018 Locus Poll; the 2017 SF&F Hall of Fame Inductees; convention reports from WisCon 42 and the 2018 Nebula Conference, and reviews of short fiction and books by Rebecca Roanhorse, Barry N. Malzberg, Alma Katsu, Derek Künsken, and many others.

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July 2018 • Issue 690 • Vol. 81 • No. 1
51st Year of Publication • 30-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interview Designs by Stephen H. Segal

Laura Anne Gilman: Meet the Devil’s Left Hand / 10
Fonda Lee: When the Alien Invaders Win / 28

Gardner Dozois (1947 – 2018) • Appreciations by Michael Swanwick, Pat Cadigan, Sheila Williams, Jack Dann, Nancy Kress, Connie Willis, James Patrick Kelly, Andy Duncan, Jack Skillingstead, and James Frenkel • 2018 Locus Awards Winners • Locus Poll 2018 • Campbell Memorial Awards Finalists • 2017 SF&F Hall of Fame Inductees • Harassment News

Royal Society of Literature Fellows • Queen’s Birthday Honours • Authors Victimized by Embezzler • Shimmer Closing • Great American Read • NPR Horror Poll • Audie Awards Winners • Lambda Literary Awards Winners • 2018 Mythopoeic Award Finalists • Sunburst Awards Longlist • 2018 Aurora Awards Ballot • Eugie Award Finalists • Le Guin Tribute Online • World Conventions News • Publishing News • Awards News • Announcements • Financial News • International Rights • Other Rights • Publications Received • Catalogs Received

Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Joe Hill & Gillian Redfearn, Brian Keene, Mike McCormack, Kim Harrison, Jane Yolen, Robert Silverberg, and many others

Photo Story: Galactic Philadelphia / 8 Photo Story: Hexagon Retreat VIII / 9 Commentary: Cory Doctorow: Zuck’s Empire of Oily Rags / 27

2018 SFWA Nebula Conference / 30 WisCon 42 / 33

Magazines Received: May / 35 Books Received: May / 36 British Books Received: April / 46 Bestsellers / 48

Philip Roth Christopher Stasheff E.J. Shumak

Gardner • All the News… • GRRM Event • This Issue/Next Issue


Short Fiction Reviews by Rich Horton / 13 5/18; Analog 5-6/18; Asimov’s 5-6/18; Clarkesworld 5/18; Lightspeed 6/18; Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet 3/18; Time Was, Ian McDonald.

Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 14
Annex, Rich Larson; Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik; The Promise of Space, James Patrick Kelly; Alien Virus Love Disaster: Stories, Abbey Mei Otis.

Reviews by Liz Bourke / 16
Fire Dance, Ilana C. Myer; The Expert System’s Brother, Adrian Tchaikovsky; A Big Ship At The Edge of the Universe, Alex White; Point of Sighs, Melissa Scott.

Reviews by Ian Mond / 18
Adjustment Day, Chuck Palahniuk; The Cabin at the End of the World, Paul Tremblay; 84K, Claire North; Red Clocks, Leni Zumas.

Reviews by Russell Letson / 20
One Way, S.J. Morden; The Million, Karl Schroeder.

Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 21
The Case of the Deadly Doppelgänger, Lucy Banks; The Defiant Heir, Melissa Caruso; King of Ashes, Raymond E. Feist; The Rose Legacy, Jessica Day George; Red Waters Rising, Laura Anne Gilman; The Privilege of Peace, Tanya Huff; The Hills Have Spies, Mercedes Lackey; Dreadful Company, Vivian Shaw.

Reviews by Divers Hands: Colleen Mondor, Katharine Coldiron, Rachel Swirsky, Lila Garrott / 22
A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman, eds.; The Price Guide to the Occult, Leslye Walton; The City of Lost Fortunes, Bryan Camp; Echoes of Understorey, Thoraiya Dyer; The Underwater Ballroom Society, Tiffany Trent & Stephanie Burgis, eds.; The Poppy War, R.F. Kuang.

Audiobook Reviews by Amy Goldschlager / 25
The Coincidence Makers, Yoav Blum; Mad Hatters and March Hares, Ellen Datlow, ed.; The Queens of Innis Lear, Tessa Gratton; Beneath the Sugar Sky, Seanan McGuire; Blackfish City, Sam J. Miller; Born to the Blade, Michael R. Underwood, Marie Brennan, Cassandra Khaw & Malka Older.

Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 15, 17, 21, 23

Magazines reviewed in this issue (indicating reviewer)—
Analog 5-6/18 (Rich Horton)
Asimov’s 5-6/18 (Rich Horton)
Clarkesworld 5/18 (Rich Horton)
Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet 3/18 (Rich Horton)
Lightspeed 6/18 (Rich Horton) 5/18 (Rich Horton)

Books reviewed in this issue (indicating reviewer)—
Banks, Lucy • The Case of the Deadly Doppelgänger (Carolyn Cushman)
Camp, Bryan • The City of Lost Fortunes (Katharine Coldiron)
Caruso, Melissa • The Defiant Heir (Carolyn Cushman)
Dyer, Thoraiya • Echoes of Understorey (Katharine Coldiron)
Feist, Raymond E. • King of Ashes (Carolyn Cushman)
George, Jessica Day • The Rose Legacy (Carolyn Cushman)
Gilman, Laura Anne • Red Waters Rising (Carolyn Cushman)
Huff, Tanya • The Privilege of Peace (Carolyn Cushman)
Kelly, James Patrick • The Promise of Space and Other Stories (Gary K. Wolfe)
Kuang, R. F. • The Poppy War (Lila Garrott)
Lackey, Mercedes • The Hills Have Spies (Carolyn Cushman)
Larson, Rich • Annex (Gary K. Wolfe)
McDonald, Ian • Time Was (Rich Horton)
Morden, S. J. • One Way (Russell Letson)
Myer, Ilana C. • Fire Dance (Liz Bourke)
North, Claire • 84K (Ian Mond)
Novik, Naomi • Spinning Silver (Gary K. Wolfe)
Oh, Ellen, & Elsie Chapman, eds. • A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (Colleen Mondor)
Otis, Abbey Mei • Alien Virus Love Disaster: Stories (Gary K. Wolfe)
Palahniuk, Chuck • Adjustment Day (Ian Mond)
Schroeder, Karl • The Million (Russell Letson)
Scott, Melissa • Point of Sighs (Liz Bourke)
Shaw, Vivian • Dreadful Company (Carolyn Cushman)
Tchaikovsky, Adrian • The Expert System’s Brother (Liz Bourke)
Tremblay, Paul • The Cabin at the End of the World (Ian Mond)
Trent, Tiffany, & Stephanie Burgis, eds. • The Underwater Ballroom Society (Rachel Swirsky)
Walton, Leslye • The Price Guide to the Occult (Colleen Mondor)
White, Alex • A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe (Liz Bourke)
Zumas, Leni • Red Clocks (Ian Mond)

One thought on “Issue 690 Table of Contents, July 2018

  • July 2, 2018 at 5:08 pm

    Could you include mail date in your intro? After a few months experience, those interested may be able to narrow down the expected delivery date.


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