Table of Contents, February 1990

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Table of Contents
STORIES
Hugo Nominations Ballot A ppears…………………. 6
Starshore: New SF Magazine ………………………….. 6
Clarion C a ll…………………………………………………… 6
Amazing Fading Fast ……………………………………… 7
Clarke Award Nominees………………………………… 7
SF Online………………………………………………………. 7
Ballantines Launch Air & Space Category……….. 7
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News …………………………………………….. 9
Announcements …………………………………………….. 9
Awards ………………………………………………………….. 9
Bookstore News …………………………………………….. 9
Magazine N ews………………………………………………. 9
Market News………………………………………………….. 9
Book Notes ………………………………………………….. 66
Rights & Options …………………………………………. 66
Publications Received ………………………………….. 67
Catalogs Received ……………………………………….. 67
INTERVIEWS
Pat Cadigan: Going Places ……………………………… 4
SPECIAL FEATURES
Arabia Astronautica: A Desert Odyssey
by Arthur C. Clarke ………………………………….. 4
Riders of the Purple Wage: A Review
by Dede Weil & Gary K. Wolfe …………………. 5
LibertyCon Melee…………………………………………. 67
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Recommended Reading
by Charles N. Brown………………………………… 30
by Faren Miller……………………………………….. 30
by Edward Bryant……………………………………. 30
by Carolyn Cushman ………………………………. 31
by Dan Chow…………………………………………… 32
by Tom Whitmore……………………………………. 32
by Scott Winnett……………………………………… 33
Short Fiction in 1989 by Mark R. Kelly…………… 34
The Year in Art by Paul S. C lift…………………….. 35
Recommended Reading List 1989 …………………. 36
Book Summary 1989 ……………………………………. 39
Magazine Summary 1989 ………………………………. 42
Cinema Summary by Frank M. Robinson……….. 45
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing……………………………………….. 8
Agent’s Comer, Richard Curtis…………………….. 11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber……………… 13
Locus Bulletin Board……………………………………. 29
Editorial Matters…………………………………………… 65
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Faren Miller:………………………………. 15
The Fall of Hyperion, Dan Simmons; The New
Springtime, Robert Silverberg; Max Lakeman
and the Beautiful Stranger, Jon Cohen;
Castleview, Gene Wolfe; Thomas the Rhymer,
Ellen Kushner. SHORT TAKES: Casablanca,
Michael Moorcock; Goatsong, Tom Holt.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:……………………………. 17
The Spirit Stalker, Nina Romberg; Night
Prophets, Paul F. Olson; The Guardians:
Devil’s Deal, Richard Austin; Blood of the
Children, Alan Rodgers; Claw Hammer, Paul
Dale Anderson; Owl Light, Michael Paine.
SHORT TAKES: Clive Barker’s Hellraiser
Book 1, Archie Goodwin & Daniel Chichester,
eds.; Open Space Book 1, Carol Kalish & Kurt
Busiek, eds.
Guest Review by Brian W. Aldiss: ………………….19
The Godwins and the Shelleys, William St.
Clair.
Guest Reviews by Paul S. Clift:……………………….19
Giger’s Alien, H. R. Giger; H. R. Giger’s Biomechanics,
H. R. Giger.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman: ……………………….21
Tehanu, Ursula K. Le Guin; Cromm, Kenneth
C. Flint; Dragon Wing, Margaret Weis & Tracy
Hickman; Free Master, Kris Jensen; The Singing
Stones, Phyllis A. Whitney; Space Demons,
Gillian Rubinstein; Skymaze, Gillian Rubinstein.
SHORT TAKES: The Apprentice, Deborah
Talmadge-Bickmore.
Reviews by Tom Whitmore:…………………………… 23
Thomas the Rhymer, Ellen Kushner; The Lens
of the World, R. A. MacAvoy; Facets, Walter
Jon Williams; Summertide, Charles Sheffield;
Author’s Choice Monthly Issue Three: Daily
Voices, Lisa Goldstein; The Hot Jazz Trio,
William Kotzwinkle. SHORT TAKES: Redshift
Rendezvous, John E. Stith.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:……………………..25
Domains of Darkover, Marion Zimmer Bradley,
ed.; The Brains of Rats, Michael Blumlein;
Cowboy Feng’s Space Bar and Grille, Steven
Brust; The Hacker, Chet Day; The Vampire
Files #1: Bloodlist, P. N. Elrod; Verging on the
Pertinent, Carol Emshwiller; Dialing the Wind,
Charles L. Grant; Julian’s House, Judith
Hawkes; The Night Man, K. W. Jeter; A Fearful
Symmetry, James Luceno; Too, Too Solid
Flesh, Nick O’Donohoe; The Dead, Mark
Rogers; Carmen Miranda’s Ghost Is Haunting
Space Station Three, Don Sakers, ed.; Seeing
Red, David J. Schow; Memories and Visions:
Women’s Fantasy and Science Fiction, Susanna
J. Sturgis, ed.; Antique Dust, Robert Westall.
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly: …………………………………….27
Foundation’s Friends, Martin H. Greenberg,
ed.; “The Kingdom Underground”, Kim Stanley
Robinson; Spirits of Christmas, Kathryn Cramer
& David G. Hartwell, eds.; Pulphouse: The
Hardback Magazine Issue Five, Horror,
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, ed.; Solip:System,
Walter Jon Williams; Omni 1/90; Omni 2/90;
Figment #1 10/89; Midnight Graffiti Fall ’89;
Surplus Wyvern Press Stories #4 & #5.
LISTINGS
Magazines Received —December……………………50
Books Received —December ……………………….. 51
British Books — November…………………………… 57
Bestsellers…………………………………………………….. 63
OBITUARIES
Robert Adams ……………………………………………… 64
Appreciation by Susan Shwartz………………….64
Samuel Beckett……………………………………………… 64
Book Cover Montage…….. (SRC) 1
Pat Cadigan …………………. (CNB) 4
Arthur C. Clarke …………………. (F) 4
Riders of the Purple Wage
Cast ……………………………. (DW)5
Betty & Philip Jose Farmer, Arnold
Aprill, Gary K. Wolfe…… (DW) 5
Richard Rowand…………………. (F) 6
Ru Emerson ……………………….. (F) 8
Anna M ag e e ……………………… (JJ) 8
John Dalmas……………………….. (F) 8
Joseph A. Citro……………………. (F) 8
David Drake ………………………(BG) 8
Fritz Leiber …………………………. (F)13
Eleanor Lang. Robert
Killheffer……………………….. (JJ) 47
Stephen Spruill, Melissa Ann
Singer……………………………. (JJ)47
Susan Palwick, Greg Cox, Claire
Wolf, Robert Legault, Robert
Ace……………………….. 12,72
Avon …………………………. 71
Baen ……………………. 10,28
Bantam …………… 20,48-49
PHOTO LISTING
Killheffer, Mandy Slater,
Ian Randal Strock………….(JJ) 47
James Morrow, Peter Heck (JJ)47
David J. Schow, Lisa Feerick,
P.M. Griffin …………………….(JJ)47
Shawna McCarthy, Wayne
Barlowe…………………………..(JJ) 47
Alexei Panshin, Ron Goulart (JJ) 47
M. Lucie Chin, Teresa Minambres,
Ricia Mainhardt …………… (JJ) 47
Ralph Vicinanza, Christopher
Schillig …………………………..(JJ)47
Wanda June Alexander, Alan
Rodgers ……………………….. (JJ) 47
Robert A dams…………………. (BG) 64
Robert & Pamela Crippen Adams,
L. Sprague & Catherine
Crook de Camp ………………(F)64
Arthur C. Clarke, Mike Collins,
Charles N. Brown…………. (EAH) 65
LibertyCon M e le e …………… (BG) 67
Prince Sultan Al-Suad ……(F)68
Arthur C. Clarke, Rusty Schweickart,
Hector Ekanayake ………….(F)68
Banquet Scene…………………… (F)69
Arthur C. Clarke, Prince Sultan
Al-Suad…………………………….(F) 70
Arthur C. Clarke, Mike Collins,
Buzz A ldrin………………………(F)70
Alexei Leonov, Arthur C.
Clarke………………………………(F) 70
Bob Richards, Alexei Leonov (F)70
Bob McCall, Alexei Leonov, Arthur
C. Clarke, Andrei Sokolov (F) 70
Prince Sultan Al-Suad, Mike Cook,
Arthur C. Clarke, Nasr Al-Sahhaf,
Peter Diamandis, Bob
Richards…………………………. (F) 70
US—USSR Rescue Mission .. (F)70
PHOTO CREDITS: (SRC) Shelly Rae Clift, (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (F) Furnished, (DW) Dede Weil & Gary K . Wolfe,
(JJ) Jane Jewell, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (EAH) Elizabeth Ann Hull.
ISSUE #349, VOL 24 NO. 2, February 1990, Mailing Date: January 31,1990
LOCUS February 1990/3
Classifieds………………..59
DAW …………………. insert
Del Rev…………………. 2,22
Robert Gavora ………….51
Locus……………………. insert
Locus Press…….. insert,24
INDEX TO ADS Midnight Graffiti…….. 52
Popular Library…….. 14
T o r………………………insert
Ursus……………………… 53