Table of Contents, August 1990

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Table of Contents
STORIES
Vintage Philip K. D ick ………………………………………. 4
UFO Fiction Convinces Strieber………………………. 4
Clarke Award J u r y ……………………………………………. 4
Chesley Awards Nominations……………………………. 4
The Satanic Verses: Part XIII ………………………….. 4
Bram Stoker Awards Winners ………………………….. 5
Heinlein Requiem………………………………………………. 5
Milking the Pigs………………………………………………….. 5
Ballard Receives Chandler Memorial Award……. 5
SF Encyclopedia to Be Updated ………………………. 5
Baen Books Flees City………………………………………. 5
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News ……………………………………………….. 9
Court Ca ses……………………………………………………….. 9
Bookstore News ………………………………………………… 9
Awards………………………………………………………………. 9
Contests…………………………………………………………… 62
Announcements ……………………………………………… 62
Rights & O p tio n s……………………………………………. 62
Book News……………………………………………………….. 62
SF Opera …………………………………………………………. 62
Publications Received …………………………………….. 62
Catalogs Received ………………………………………….. 62
SF & Fantasy Calendars …………………………………. 63
INTERVIEWS
Robert Silverberg: Call Me an SF W riter…………. 6
Mike Resnick: Out of Africa……………………………… 6
SPECIAL FEATURES
Gregory Benford: The Odyssey Galactic ……….. 43
Launchings [photo story]…………………………………. 63
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing………………………………………….. 7
Agent’s Corner, Richard C u rtis ………………………. 11
Moons & Stars & Stuff…………………………………….. 13
Locus Bulletin Boa rd………………………………………. 33
Editorial Matters ……………………………………………. 60
Locus Letters……………………………………………………. 60
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Faren Miller:…………………………………. 15
Use of Weapons, Iain M. Banks; Houses Without
Doors, Peter Straub; A Short, Sharp Shock,
Kim Stanley Robinson; Heads, Greg Bear;
Rynosseros, Terry Dowling; Through the Arc of
the Rain Forest, Karen Tei Yamashita; Red
Spider, While Web, Misha; The Animal Wife,
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas; All the Visions/
Space Baltic, Rudy Rucker/Anselm Hollo; The
Women Who Walk Through Fire: Women’s
Fantasy & SF, Vol. 2, Susanna J. Sturgis, ed.
Reviews by Edward Bryant: ……………………………. 19
Skin of the Soul, Lisa Tuttle, ed.; Pulphouse:
The Hardback Magazine Issue 7, Horror,
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, ed. SHORT TAKES:
The SeaHarp Hotel, Charles L. Grant, ed..
Reviews by Russell Letson:……………………………… 21
Down the Stream of Stars, Jeffrey A. Carver;
Golden Fleece, Robert J. Sawyer; N-Space,
Larry Niven; Lion Time in Timbuctoo, Robert
Silverberg.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:………………………… 25
The Rowan, Anne McCaffrey; Black Trillium,
Marion Zimmer Bradley, Julian May, & Andre
Norton; Dealing With Dragons, Patricia C.
Wrede; Wren to the Rescue, Sherwood Smith;
Mattimeo, Brian Jacques; Hidden Turnings,
Diana Wynne Jones, ed.; Rounded With Sleep,
Rob Chilson; Nocturne, Louise Cooper; The
Lost King, Margaret Weis; Queen of the Summer
Stars, Persia Wooley; Hawk & Fisher,
Simon Green; M.Y.T.H. Inc. in Action, Robert
Asprin.
Reviews by Tom Whitmore: …………………………….27
The Shield of Time, Poul Anderson; Lion Time
in Timbuctoo, Robert Silverberg; The Bear
Flag, Cecilia Holland; Fire on the Border, Kevin
O’Donnell, Jr. SHORT TAKES: Phule’s Company,
Robert Asprin.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:……………………….29
In the Country of the Blind, Michael Flynn;
Uranian Worlds: A Reader’s Guide to Alternative
Science Fiction and Fantasy, Eric Garber &
Lynn Paleo; Revenge of the Fluffy Bunnies,
Craig Shaw Gardner; The Death of Sleep, Anne
McCaffrey & Jody Lynn Nye; Kaduna Memories,
Jack McKinney; The Night Mayor, Kim
Newman; The Colors of Hell, Michael Paine;
Walford’s Oak, Jill M. Phillips; The Gentle Seduction,
Marc Stiegler.
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:……………………………………….31
A Short, Sharp Shock, Kim Stanley Robinson;
Lion Time in Timbuctoo, Robert Silverberg;
IASFM 8/90; IASFM 9/90; Interzone 7/90; F&SF
8/90; Amazing 9/90; Writers of the Future Volume
VI, Algis Budrys, ed.; Drabble II — Double
Century, Rob Meades & David B. Wake, eds.;
Omni 7/90.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
SF at the A B A …………………………………………………. 39
1990 LOCUS POLL RESULTS
Best Science Fiction Novel ………………………………34
Best Fantasy Novel ………………………………………….. 34
Best Horror/Dark Fantasy N ovel……………………. 34
Best First Novel……………………………………………….. 35
Best Novella…………………………………………………….. 35
Best Novelette…………………………………………………. 35
Best Short Story……………………………………………….. 35
Best Non-Fiction……………………………………………… 35
Best Artist………………………………………………………….36
Best Magazine …………………………………………………. 36
Best E d ito r………………………………………………………..36
Best Collection…………………………………………………. 37
Best Book Publisher………………………………………… 37
Best Anthology ……………………………………………….. 37
Bests of the Year Contents ………………………………37
LISTINGS
Magazines Received — J u n e ………………………………46
Books Received—Ju n e ……………………………………..47
British Books —May …………………………………………53
Bestsellers………………………………………………………….59
OBITUARIES
David Rappoport……………………………………………… 60
Jose D u ran d ………………………………………………………60
Morgan Lane Bostick………………………………………. 60
Gregory Benford …………………. (F) 1
Mike Resnick……………………… (F)1
Robert Silverberg ………….(CNB) 6
Mike Resnick…………………… (BG) 6
Katharine K err…………………. (BG) 7
Susan Shwartz…………………….. (F) 7
Kim Stanley Robinson……(CNB) 7
Steve Jones, James
Herbert …………………………… (F) 7
Fritz Leiber…………………………. (F) 13
ABA Floor …………………… (SRC) 39
Owen Lock, David Eddings,
Eleanor Wood, Leigh
Eddings…………………… (CNB) 40
Kathy Jo Camacho, Dean Koontz,
Scot Stadalsky, Paul Mikol,
Ann Cameron Williams (SRC) 40
PHOTO LISTING
DAW Bacchanal………………….(F) 40
Edward Bryant…………….. (SRC) 41
Jean Naggar, Jean Auel (CNB) 41
1990 Illustrators of the
Future & Judges …….. (SRC) 41
1990 Writers of the Future
Winners & Judges………….(F) 41
W. Michael Gear, Kathleen
O’Neal Gear…………….. (SRC) 42
Carol Baron ………………….(CNB) 42
Dean R. Koontz …………… (SRC) 42
Jane Yolen…………………… (SRC) 42
David Cook …………………. (SRC) 42
Anne Rice……………………… (SRC) 42
Christopher Pike …………. (SRC) 42
Mary Kirchoff……………….. (SRC) 42
Betsy Wollheim, C.S. Friedman,
Melanie Rawn, Sheila Gilbert
Tad Williams …………… (CNB) 42
Shelly Rae Clift, Scott Winnett,
Edward Bryant, Trevin Matlock,
William G. Contento,
Charles N. Brown………. (CV) 42
Gregory Benford …………… (GB) 43
Fred Hoyle, Gregory Benford,
Martin Rees ………………..(GB) 43
Gregory Benford, Stephen
Hawkings…………………… (GB) 43
Gregory Benford …………… (GB) 43
David Rappoport ………….(CNB) 60
Pan Authors ……………………… (F)63
Terry Dowling, Philip Gore.. (F) 63
Gregory Benford ……………(GB) 64
Bill Kaufmann………………….(GB) 64
PHOTO CREDITS: (GB) Gregory Benford, (CR) Carol Resnick, (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (F) Furnished, (BG) Beth
Gwinn, (SRC) Shelly Rae Clift, (CV) Christine Valada.
ISSUE #355, VOL 25 NO. 2, August 1990, Mailing Date: July 25, 1990
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