Table of Contents, January 1991

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Table of Contents
STORIES
Putnam Berkley Group Sold…………………………….. 6
The Bantam/Pulphouse Connection…………………. 6
Sci-Fi Channel/Disney Deal ………………………………6
F&SF Seeks E ditor……………………………………………6
1991 Nebula Ju ry ……………………………………………..6
New HWA Officers ………………………………………….6
Science Fiction Book Club Awards…………………… 9
Fantasy Exhibit in New York City…………………….. 9
THE DATA FILE
Soviet Space Sweepstakes………………………………….7
NEA Compromise Passes………………………………… 7
Canada Plans Import Restrictions…………………….. 7
Ingram Dumps Small-Press Clients…………………… 7
Publishing News……………………………………………….7
Bookstore News ……………………………………………….7
Awards……………………………………………………………. 7
Announcements ……………………………………………….7
Market News…………………………………………………….7
Book News…………………………………………………… 74
Publications Received ………………………………….. 74
Catalogs Received ……………………………………….. 74
INTERVIEWS
Jane Yolen: The Bardic Munchies……………………..4
Cecelia Holland: Future P a s t…………………………….5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing…………………………………………. 8
Agent’s Corner, Richard Curtis…………………….. 11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber……………… 13
Locus Letters ………………………………………………. 73
Editorial Matters …………………………………………. 74
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Faren Miller:……………………………….. 15
The Ragged World, Judith Moffett; Stations of
the Tide, Michael Swanwick; The Archivist, Gill
Alderman; The Land Beyond, Gill Alderman; A
Woman of the Iron People, Eleanor Arnason;
Pacific Edge, Kim Stanley Robinson; Fires of
the Past: Thirteen Contemporary Fantasies
About Hometowns, Anne Devereaux Jordan,
ed. SHORT TAKES: The Khan’s Persuasion,
Cynthia Felice.
Reviews by Russell Letson:……………………………. 17
Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A Heinlein;
Warrior, Donald E. McQuinn; Falling Torch,
Algis Budrys.
Reviews by Dan Chow: ………………………………… 19
The Ring of Charon, Roger McBride Allen;
Divergence, Charles Sheffield; Days of Atonement,
Walter Jon Williams; The Gap Into
Conflict: The Real Story, Stephen R.
Donaldson.
Reviews by Edward Bryant: ………………………….. 21
The Cipher, Kathe Koja; Night Visions 8, Anonymous,
ed.; Cold Fire, Dean R. Koontz. SHORT
TAKES: Best New Horror, Stephen Jones &
Ramsey Campbell, eds.; Iceman, Rex Miller; The
Books of Magic — Book One, Neil Gaiman &
John Bolton; Fear, L. Ron Hubbard; Midnight
Mass, F. Paul Wilson.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman: ………………………. 25
The Illusionists, Faren Miller; Druids, Morgan
Llywelyn; Mythology Abroad, Jody Lynn Nye;
Starbridge 3: Shadow World, A.C. Crispin &
Jannean Elliott. SHORT TAKES: Treasure of
Light, Kathleen M. O’Neal; Zone Yellow, Keith
Laumer; Current Confusion, Kitty Grey; Byron’s
Child, Carola Dunn.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett: ………………….. 27
Chillers for Christmas, Richard Dalby, ed.;
The Little Country, Charles de Lint; Rune,
Christopher Fowler; The Illusionists, Faren
Miller; Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine
Issue Nine, Dark Fantasy, Kristine Kathryn
Rusch, ed.; Something’s Alive on the Titanic,
Robert Serling; Vampire Winter, Lois Tilton;
Lovecraft’s Legacy, Robert E. Weinberg &
Martin H. Greenberg, eds.
Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly:……………………… 29
Analog 1/91; IASFM1/91; IASFM 2/91; F&SF 1/
91; Interzone 12/90; Omni 12/90; Omni 1/91.
SPECIAL FEATURES
Holiday Greetings………………………………………….. 4
Venus Redux by Gregory Benford…………………… 5
Donald A. Wollheim In Memoriam………………..32
Donald A. Wollheim 1988 GoH Speech………… 34
INTERNATIONAL SF
Spreading the Word in the Far East:
Report by James Gunn……………………………….36
Report by Brian Aldiss………………………………. 37
SF in the Soviet Union…………………………………..38
SF in Poland…………………………………………………. 40
SF in New Zealand………………………………………..41
SF in Czechoslovakia …………………………………….42
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
1990 World Fantasy Convention ……………………45
SFWA Authors & Editors Reception ……………. 77
LISTINGS
International Books & Magazines Received…….43
Conventions…………………………………………………. 50
Magazines Received—November…………………… 53
Books Received—November…………………………. 54
British Books—October………………………………… 64
Bestsellers…………………………………………………….. 71
OBITUARIES
Roald Dahl…………………………………………………… 72
Rick Sneary …………………………………………………. 72
Appreciation by Len & June Moffett………….. 72
Appreciation by Darrell F. Mallett……………… 73
Harvey Gernsback…………………………………………. 73
Donald A. Wollheim
Appreciation by Maxim Jakubowski……………. 73
Appreciation by Martin H. Greenberg ………. 73
Appreciation by Gerard Klein……………………. 73
Appreciation by Michael J. Friedlander ……… 73
Venus…………………………. (NASA) 1
Jane Yolen………………………(BG) 4
Locus Staff……………………. (MR) 4
Cecelia Holland………….. (CNB) 5
Venus…………………………. (NASA) 5
Pamela Sargent……………… (JB) 8
Thorarinn Gunnarsson……(SRC) 8
Tanya H u ff……………………… (TR) 8
Mike Resnick……………………. (F) 8
Sue Grafton, Anne McCaffrey (JJ) 9
Bob Eggleton, Judith Mitchell (JJ) 9
Michael Whelan,
Wm. Michael Kaluta …….. (JJ) 9
Ron Walotsky,
Jamie Warren Youll………. (JJ) 9
Ernest Barnard, James Warhola,
Bryn Barnard……………….. (JJ) 9
Fritz Le ib e r……………………… (F) 13
Cyril Kornbluth, Robert W. Lowndes,
Donald A Wollheim …….. (F) 32
PHOTO LISTING
John R. Michel,
Donald A Wollheim …. (RM) 32
Donald A Wollheim,
Eleanor Wollheim ………… (F) 32
Donald A Wollheim………… (F) 32
Trudy Werndl, Chester Cohen,
Elsie Balter, Damon Knight,
Donald A Wollheim …….. (F) 32
Hannes Bok, Arthur W. Saha,
John R. Michel, Elsie Wollheim,
Donald A Wollheim …….. (F) 32
Donald A Wollheim,
Betsy Wollheim……………. (F) 32
Donald A Wollheim,
Elsie Wollheim……………… (F) 32
Robert W. Lowndes, Donald A
Wollheim, Elsie B a lte r…… (F) 32
Elsie Balter,
Donald A Wollheim …….. (F) 32
Donald A Wollheim,
Betsy Wollheim……………. (F) 32
Fritz Leiber, Forrest J Ackerman,
Bjo Trimble, Donald A
Wollheim……………………… (F) 33
Donald A Wollheim………… (F) 33
Donald A Wollheim,
Marsha Brown ………. (CNB) 33
Donald A Wollheim,
Elsie Wollheim ……………. (F) 33
Donald A Wollheim,
Elsie Wollheim ……………. (F) 33
Donald A Wollheim, C.J. Cherryh,
Elsie Wollheim,
Piers Anthony ………….. (CNB) 33
Betsy Wollheim, Elsie Wollheim,
Donald A Wollheim,
Sheila Gilbert ………… (CNB) 33
Donald A Wollheim,
C.J. Cherryh………….. (CNB) 33
___________ Continued on page 76
PHOTO CREDITS: (BG) Beth Gwinn, (MR) Miriam Rodstein, (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (JB) Jerry Bauer, (SRC)
Shelly Rae Clift, (TR) Tom Robe, (F) furnished, (JJ) Jane Jewell, (RM) Robert Madle, (JG) James Gunn, (BA) Brian
Aldiss, (BZ) Boris Zavgorodny, (SLD) Stephen L. Davis, (KS) Keith Smith, (SH) Sheryl Hitchens, (RE) Ron Ellik.
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