Table of Contents, November 1993

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Table of Contents
MAIN STORIES
Hubbard Contests Award $4,000 Prizes……………5
Warner Science Fiction R e lau n ch ……………………6
Morrow/Avon for S a le ………………………………………6
Raven Books New Robinson Imprint……………….6
Legend Redesign………………………………………………6
Multimedia U p d a te …………………………………………..6
Morrison, Rushdie Win Major Prizes……………….6
DCX Launch A Success………………………………….. 7
Workshopping on a Summer’s Day…………………..9
CONFRANCISCO
ConFrancisco R ep o rts…………………………………… 32
Charles N. Brown………………………………………..32
Shelly R ae Clift……………………………………………32
John H e rtz …………………………………………………..33
Science Fiction Age Celebrates First
Anniversary……………………………………………….33
ConFrancisco Masquerade Awards…………… 34
Russell Letson……………………………………………..39
Mike Glyer………………………………………………….. 39
Hornig H o n o red ………………………………………….39
THE DATA FILE
All-Star Fairy T a le …………………………………………….7
Rushdie U p d a te ………………………………………………..7
Announcements………………………………………………..7
Publishing N ews………………………………………………65
Awards N ews………………………………………………….. 65
Book N ews……………………………………………………… 65
Rights & Options…………………………………………….66
Magazine N ews……………………………………………….66
Bookstore N ews………………………………………………66
Electronic News………………………………………………66
Financial News………………………………………………..66
Worldcon U p d a te ……………………………………………66
Publications R eceived……………………………………..66
Calendars Received…………………………………………66
Catalogs Received…………………………………………..66
INTERVIEW
Gregory Benford: Cross-Talk………………………….. 4
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People and Publishing……………………………………….8
Reports from the Electronic Frontier,
Tom Maddox……………………………………………….11
Editorial M a tte rs …………………………………………….64
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:…………………………………………13
Alternate Warriors, Mike Resnick, ed.; Science
Fiction Age 11/93; Asimov’s 12/93, Asimov’s mid-
12/93; Analog 12/93; Amazing 11/93; Tomorrow
10/93; Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine, Issue
Twelve Fall 1993; Interzone 10/93; Omni 11/93.
Reviews by Russell Letson:……………………………. 17
Moving Mars, Greg Bear; Green Mars, Kim
Stanley Robinson; Growing Up Weightless, John
M. Ford; Godspeed, Charles Sheffield.
Reviews by Faren Miller:……………………………….. 21
R andom Acts of Senseless Violence, Jack
Womack; X,Y, Michael Blumlein; E lephantasm,
Tanith Lee; Lovedeath, Dan Simmons; Dirty
Work, Pat Cadigan; Twilight Beach, Terry
Dowling; SHORT TAKES: Antiquities: Seven
Stories, John Crowley; Nightshades, Tanith Lee;
Key to Page 1
A: ANA Hotel; B: Moscone Convention Center; C:
Parc 55 Hotel; D: ConFrancisco Bridge; E: Janet
Kagen; F: Balloon Dragon; G: Mark Twain and
Emperor Norton; H: Magic Carpet Ride , Masquerade
Winner for Master Best in Class; I: Beauty and
the Beas t, Masquerade Winner for Presentation
Best in Show; J: Hugo Co-Winners Vernor Vinge
& Connie Willis. Photo credits: A, B, C, I, by Danny
Low; D, E, J, by Jane Jewell; F, G, H, by Dave
Clark.
His Majesty’s Elephant, Judith Tarr.
Reviews by Edward B ry an t:…………………………… 25
Lovedeath, Dan Simmons; The Golden Mean,
Nick Bantock; SHORT TAKES: Masques IV,
J.N. Williamson, ed.; Jurassic Park: The Gift
Edition, Michael Crichton; Clive Barker’s Dread,
Fred Burke & Steve Niles; Fan Dance, Brian
Cooper; Bad Metal, Brian Cooper.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe: ……………………………. 27
Rama Revealed, Arthur C. Clarke & Gentry Lee;
Moving Mars, Greg Bear; Green Mars, Kim
Stanley Robinson; Growing Up Weightless, John
M. Ford; Brother Termite, Patricia Anthony;
SHORT TAKES: The Dream Machines: An Illustrated
History of the Spaceship in Art, Science,
and Literature, Ron Miller.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:………………29
The Chimes of Alyafalen, Grace Chetwin; The
Fires of Heaven, Robert Jordan; Turning Point,
Lisanne Norman; The Persistence of Memory,
Karen Ripley; Sorcerous Sea, Carol Severance;
India’s Story, Kathlyn S. Starbuck; Backyard
Dragon, Betsy & Samuel Sterman; The Nine
Gods of Safaddne, Anthony Swithin; The Winter
Prince, Elizabeth E. Wein.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:…………………….31
Galatea in 2-D, Aaron Allston; In the Fog, Charles
L. Grant, ed.; The Further Adventures of Wonder
Woman, Martin H. Greenberg, ed.; Bedlam
Boyz, Ellen Guon; Ghosts, Noel Hynd; Best New
Horror 4, Stephen Jones & Ramsey Campbell,
eds.; Alien Secrets, Annette Curtis Klause; Voodoo
Dreams, Jewell Parker Rhodes, Pulphouse,
the Hardback Magazine, Issue Twelve: The Last
Issue, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, ed.; The Woods
Out Back, R.A. Salvatore; The Glass Mountain,
Leonard Wolf.
LISTINGS
Magazines Received – September…………………44
Books Received — September………………………..45
British Books — August…………………………………..57
Bestsellers………………………………………………………. 63
Index to A ds……………………………………………………. 70
Photo Listings…………………………………………………. 70
OBITUARIES
Walter Kubilius……………………………………………….64
Lenore Marie N ie r ………………………………………….64
ISSUE #394, VOL 31 NO. 5, November 1993, Mailing Date: October 28,1993
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