Table of Contents, July 1990

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Table of Contents
STORIES
1990 World Fantasy Awards Judges………………….4
Sci-Fi Channel Problems …………………………………4
What’s in a Name?………………………………………….. 4
BSFA Awards Winners…………………………………….4
Dozois Anthology Missing Text…………………………4
Amazing Changes……………………………………………. 5
Prix Apollo 1989 ……………………………………………. 5
Hubbard Biography Ruling Reversed ……………… 5
Bay Area Bookstore Disasters…………………………. 5
1990 ABA Held in Las Vegas …………………………. 6
L. Ron Hubbard Awards Presented at ABA………6
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News……………………………………………… 9
Bookstore News……………………………………………… 9
Announcements……………………………………………… 9
Rights & Options……………………………………………. 9
Book News ……………………………………………………..9
Publications Received………………………………………9
Audio News……………………………………………………..9
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing ………………………………………..7
Agent’s Corner, Richard Curtis……………………….11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber ……………… 13
Locus Bulletin Board …………………………………….39
Locus L etters………………………………………………..69
Editorial Matters………………………………………….. 70
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Faren Miller: ……………………………….15
Good Omens, Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman;
Take Back Plenty, Colin Greenland; Polar City
Blues, Katharine Kerr; Spider, Patrick McGrath;
The Silver Kiss, Annette Curtis Klause;
The Pearl of the Soul of the World, Meredith
Ann Pierce.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:…………………………… 17
A Graveyard for Lunatics, Ray Bradbury; Slam,
Lewis Shiner; The Third Beast, Peter Loughran;
OtherSyde, J. Michael Straczynski; Methods of
Madness, Ray Garton. SHORT TAKES: Western
Ghosts, Frank D. McSherry, Jr., Charles G.
Waugh, & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.;
Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine Issue 6,
Fantasy, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, ed.
Art Book Reviews by Paul S. Clift:………………….21
Visions of Space: Artists Journey Through the
Cosmos, David A. Hardy; Ratspike, John
Blanche & Ian Miller; Blood & Iron, Les Edwards.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman: ……………………….23
A Key for the Nonesuch, Geary Gravel; People of
the Wolf, W. Michael Gear & Kathleen O’Neal
Gear; Stone of Farewell, Tad Williams; Otto
from Otherwhere, Peni R. Griffin; Parchment
House, Cara Lockhart Smith; Magic’s Price,
Mercedes Lackey.
Reviews by Dan Chow:…………………………………..25
Voyage to the Red Planet, Terry Bisson; The
World at the End of Time, Frederik Pohl; The
Start of the End of It All and Other Stories, Carol
Emshwiller; Her Smoke Rose Up Forever, James
Tiptree, Jr.; The Oxygen Barons, Gregory
Feeley.
Reviews by Russell Letson: …………………………… 27
Queen of Angels, Greg Bear; The World at the
End of Time, Frederik Pohl; Dayworld Breakup,
Philip Jose Farmer; Chateau d’If and Other
Stories, Jack Vance.
Reviews by Tom Whitmore: …………………………. 29
The Sandman: The Doll’s House, Neil Gaiman,
Mike Dringenberg, Malcolm Jones III, & Robbie
Busch; Polar City Blues, Katharine Kerr;
Raising the Stones, Sheri S. Tepper; In Between
Dragons, Michael Kandel. SHORT TAKES:
The Stand, Stephen King.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett: …………………… 31
WerewolveSS, Jerry & Susan Ahern; Gossamer
Axe, Gael Baudino; The Adventures of Lucius
Leffing, Joseph Payne Brennan; Alternate
Casts, Marsh Cassady; The Zork Chronicles,
George Alec Effinger; The Start of the End of It
All and Other Stories, Carol Emshwiller; Kent
Montana and the Really Ugly Thing from Mars,
Lionel Fenn; The Shadow Shaia, Alexis A.
Gilliland; Thieves’ Carnival/The Jewel of Bas,
Karen Haber/Leigh Brackett; In Between Dragons,
Michael Kandel; Knight of Ghosts and
Shadows, Mercedes Lackey & Ellen Guon;
Scorpio, Alex McDonough; Borgel, Daniel
Pinkwater; Reborn, F. Paul Wilson.
Bests of the Year: Science Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly………………………………………. 33
The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual
Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed.; The
Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook 3, David S.
Garnett, ed.; The 1990 Annual World’s Best SF,
Donald A. Wollheim & Arthur W. Saha, eds.
Bests of the Year: Fantasy Reviews
by Scott Winnett: ……………………………………… 35
The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror: Third
Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling,
eds.; Best New Horror, Stephen Jones &
Ramsey Campbell, eds.; The Year’s Best Horror
Stories XVIII, Karl Edward Wagner, ed.
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly: ………………………………….. 37
Analog 7/90; Analog 8/90; IASFM 7/90; IASFM
8/90; F&SF 6/90; F&SF 7/90; Interzone 6/90;
Omni 6/90; Playboy 7/90; Author’s Choice
Monthly, Issue 8: Swatting at the Cosmos,
James Morrow.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
1990 Nebula Awards Weekend …………………….. 42
INTERNATIONAL SF
SF in Holland ……………………………………………… 44
LISTINGS
International Books & Magazines Received ….. 45
Convention Listings……………………………………… 48
Magazines Received—May…………………………… 51
Books Received — May………………………………….. 52
British Books—April…………………………………… 59
Bestsellers …………………………………………………… 67
Locus Index January-June 1990 …………………….. 71
OBITUARIES
Ned L. Pines ……………………………………………….. 68
Harry Altshuler……………………………………………. 68
Appreciation by James Gunn……………………… 68
Appreciation by Alan E. Nourse…………………. 68
Lucy (L.M.) Boston…………………………………….. 69
Jim Henson…………………………………………………. 69
Elizabeth Pearse………………………………………….. 69
Appreciation by Gordon R. Dickson………….. 69
Appreciation by David A. Cherry……………….. 69
ABA Montage ………. (SRC,CNB) 1
Fred Harris, James Gardner,
Derek J. Hegsted …….. (CNB) 1
Fantasy, Etc. Disaster….. (CC) 5
Zebra Booth at ABA …….. (CNB) 6
Jack Williamson, Frederik Pohl,
Dave Wolverton, John Varley,
Ben Bova, Gregory Benford,
Algis Budrys……………. (CNB) 6
Adrian Zackheim……………… (JJ) 7
A. Bruce Chatterton …….. (CNB) 7
Frank M. Robinson ………. (SRC) 7
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Kevin J.
PHOTO LISTING
Anderson…………………. (NKH) 7
Fritz Leiber……………………….. (F)13
Astrid, Alexandra, & Greg
Bear……………………….. (SRC) 42
1989 Nebula Winners ….. (DC) 42
1989 Nebula Nominees .. (DC) 42
Poul Anderson, Karen
Anderson……………….. (CNB) 42
Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff (DC) 43
Martha Soukup, Walter Jon
Williams, Lisa Mason (CNB) 43
R. Garcia y Robertson, Sheila
Williams ……………….. (CNB) 43
Tina Lee, Pat Cadigan,
Judith Moffett……….. (CNB) 43
Beth Meacham,
Michael Cassutt …………(DC) 43
Ellen Datlow, Robert Silverberg,
Kristine Kathryn Rusch (SRC) 43
Lisa Goldstein, Fritz Leiber,
Michaela Roessner, Margo
Skinner…………………… (SRC) 43
Richard Curtis, Dan Simmons,
Susan Allison…………..(SRC) 43
Elizabeth Pearse……………… (F)69
PHOTO CREDITS: (SRC) Shelly Rae Clift, (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (CC) Charles Cockey, (JJ) Jane Jewell, (NKH) Nina
Kiriki Hoffman, (F) Furnished, (DC) Dave Clark.
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