Table of Contents, July 1992

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THE NEWSPAPER OF THE SC IEN C E FICTION FIELD
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EDITORIAL TRAINEES
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CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
Edward Bryant
Dan Chow
Mark R. Kelly
Fritz Leiber
Russell Letson
Scott Winnett
Gary K. Wolfe
SPECIAL PROJECTS
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CON REPORTERS
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Table of Contents
LOCUS July 1992/3
MAIN STORIES
ABA draws 27,000 ……………………………………….. 6
Baen Unveils New Logo………………………………. 6
Fritz Leiber V Margo Skinner……………………….6
Clarke Takes Plunge…………………………………….. 6
Foundation: The Movie………………………………… 6
Wyatt Quits Ballantine Books……………………….7
DimeNovels Debacle……………………………………. 7
Bloch’s 75th Birthday Bash……………………………9
THE DATA FILE
Worldcon News…………………………………………….7
Bookstore News……………………………………………7
Satanic Verses Update…………………………………. 7
Copyright News………………………………………….. 69
Publishing News………………………………………….69
Book News………………………………………………….69
Announcements………………………………………….69
Market News……………………………………………….69
Awards News………………………………………………69
Contest News………………………………………………69
Rights & Options……………………………………….. 70
Publications Received………………………………… 70
Audio Received…………………………………………..70
Video News…………………………………………………70
Catalogs Received……………………………………… 70
INTERVIEWS
Connie Willis: Talking Back to Shakespeare…..4
Brian Aldiss: Arguing with the Subculture………5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing…………………………………….. 8
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz L eiber…………….13
Locus Letters………………………………………………67
Editorial Matters………………………………………… 68
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:……………………………………….. 11
Interzone 6/92; F&SF 7/92; Omni 6/92; Amazing
7/92; Weird Tales Summer/92; Pulphouse Magazine
#9,6/92.
Reviews by Faren Miller:……………………………..15
Chanur’s Legacy, CJ. Cherryh; The Cutting
Edge, Dave Duncan; Young Blood, Brian
Stableford; Speaking in Tongues, Ian McDonald;
Back Door Man, Ian McAuley Hails; SHORT
TAKES: Hot Head, Simon Ings; The Painted
Alphabet, Diana Darling.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:………………………….19
Still Dead: Book of the Dead II, John Skipp and
Craig Spector, eds.; The Blood of the Lamb,
Thomas F. Monteleone; Dark Channel, Ray
Garton; Frost of Heaven, Junius Podrug.
Reviews by Russell Letson:………………………….23
Red Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson; The Year’s
Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual Collection,
Gardner Dozois, ed.; Throy, Jack Vance.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe:…………………………. 27
Hearts, Hands and Voices aka The Broken Land,
Ian McDonald; Tales of Chicago, R.A. Lafferty;
Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy, David
Ketterer; Fairy Tale Romance: The Grimms,
Basile, and Perrault, James M. McGlathery.
Reviews by Dan Chow:……………………………….. 29
Beachhead, Jack Williamson; Labyrinth of Night,
Allen Steele; Mining the Oort, Frederik Pohl;
The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual
Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:……………………..31
Last Refuge, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough; Metaphase,
Vonda N. McIntyre; Fire in the Mist,
Holly Lisle; Dragon’s Bait, Vivian Vande Velde;
Chains of Light, Quentin Thomas; SHORT
TAKES: Guilt-Edged Ivory, Doris Egan; The
Lodge of the Lynx, Katherine Kurtz and Deborah
Turner Harris; Oracle, Mike Resnick; Children
of the Blood, Michele M. Sagara; Brother Night,
Victor Kelleher; The Ancient One, T.A. Barron;
A Touch of Forever,Janice Bennett; The Haunted
Miss Hampshire, Kasey Michaels; The Frog Earl,
Carola Dunn.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett: ………………….35
Ghostwright, Michael Cadnum; Love’s Children,
Judith Chernaik; The Black Death, Basil Copper;
Starliner, David Drake; Blood on the Water,
P.N. Elrod; The Reluctant Sorceror, Simon
Hawke; Summoned to Tourney, Mercedes
Lackey and Ellen Guon; Photographing Fairies,
Steve Szilagyi; Northern Exposure: Letters from
Cicely, Ellis Weiner.
INTERNATIONAL SF
SF in Australia…………………………………………… 39
SF in China………………………………………………… 39
The Book Market in the Former USSR……….. 40
SF in Ukraine: 1992…………………………………….41
SF in Estonia: 1992 …………………………………….. 41
LISTINGS
International Books & Magazines Received….42
Convention Listings…………………………………….43
Magazines Received — May……………………….. 46
Books Received — May……………………………….47
British Books Received – April…………………..59
Bestsellers…………………………………………………..65
OBITUARIES
William M. Gaines………………………………………67
Michael Talbot…………………………………………… 67
Helen Silverberg………………………………………… 67
Samuel S. Walker………………………………………. 67
Eric Bentcliffe……………………………………………. 67
A c e ……………………………..10,38
Avon………………………………. 12
B a en ……………………………24,75
Bantam……………. 2,36,37,45,53
Classifieds………………………..61
L.W. Currey…………………….50
DAW…………………………..26,34
INDEX TO ADS
Del R ey………………….. 14,18,32
Karl Art Publishing……………20
Locus………………………………..74
Locus Back Issues……………..63
Locus Press……………………… 66
Overlook Connection………..52
Penguin Roc…………………….16
Putnam………………………. 28,30
Sirius Book Company……… 48
To r……………………………..22,51
TSR………………………………..76
Warner Questar……………… 49
Worlds of Wonder………….. 44
Connie Willis…………..(CNB)l
Arthur C. Clarke……………(F)1
Margo Skinner,
Fritz Leiber………….(CNB)1
Connie Willis……………. (BG)4
Brian Aldiss……………. (CNB)5
Arthur C. Clarke………….. (F)6
The Stars Our Destination
Bookstore…………………. (F)7
PHOTO LISTING
David Gerrold………….(CNB)8
Jonathan Wylie,
Colin M urray………..(SRC)8
Michael Whelan………….(BG)8
Deborah Beale………………(F)8
Tom Kidd…………………….. (F)9
Robert Bloch……………….. (F)9
Fritz Leiber……………….. (F)13
Michael Whelan,
Audrey Price,
Nick Stathopoulos……(F)39
Nick Stathopoulos,
Sean McMullen,
Terry Dowling………… (F)39
Wu Yan………………………(F)39
Zon Mi, Yan Peng,
Gou Wei………………… (F)39
PHOTO CREDITS: (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (SRC) Shelley Rae Clift, (F) furnished
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