Table of Contents, January 1994

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Table of Contents
MAIN STORIES
Big Entertainment Lures Big Names…………….. 6
King’s Quest Moves to Books…………………………6
Chains Increase Market Share……………………….6
1994 World Fantasy Judges Named………………. 6
Buy a Book, Get Free Travel for Life! ………….. 6
HWA Annual Meeting…………………………………. 6
Dell Edge New Trade Paperback Line………….. 6
Paramount: Defeats & Victories……………………7
Bridge Helps L.A Libraries…………………………..9
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News……………………………………………7
Rushdie Update……………………………………………7
More Dinomania…………………………………………..7
Announcements……………………………………………7
Book News………………………………………………… 63
Bookstore News………………………………………….64
Magazine N ews…………………………………………..64
Awards News………………………………………………64
Market News………………………………………………64
Financial News……………………………………………64
Rights & Options………………………………………..64
Audio Received…………………………………………..64
INTERVIEWS
Peter Straub: The Path of Extremity……………… 4
Tim Powers: Joke Booths on the Way I n ………..5
CRITICAL FEATURE
Science Fiction and the Post-Apollo Blues,
Terry Bisson……………………………………………38
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People and Publishing………………………………….. 8
Reports from the Electronic Frontier,
Tom Maddox…………………………………………..11
Locus Letters………………………………………………61
Market Reports…………………………………………..62
Editorial M atters……………………………………….. 63
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:……………………………………. 13
Amazing Winter/94; Asimov’s 2/94; Analog 2/94;
Tomorrow 12/93; Omni 12/93; Playboy 12/93.
Reviews by Faren Miller:……………………………..15
Mirror Dance, Lois McMaster Bujold; Lucky’s
Harvest, Ian Watson; Scissors Cut Paper Wrap
Stone, Ian McDonald; Cloud Castles, Michael
Scott Rohan; SHORT TAKES: Faery in Shadow,
C.J. Cherryh.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:………………………….17
Animals, John Skipp & Craig Spector; Drawing
Blood, Poppy Z. Brite; Yellow Matter, William
Barton; The Year’s Best Horror Stories: XXI,
Karl Edward Wagner, ed.; SHORTTAKES: The
Thing From Another World/Climate of Fear,
Chuck Pfarrer/John Aroudi; Southern Discomfort,
Elizabeth Massie.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe: ………………………….21
Impossible Things, Connie Willis; Xanadu 2,
Jane Yolen, ed.; The Oxford Book of Modern
Fairy Tales, Alison Lurie, ed.; The Willows in
Winter, William Horwood; The Art of Michael
Whelan, Michael Whelan; A Hannes Bok Treasury,
Stephen D. Korshak, ed.; Virgil Finlay’s
Strange Science, Virgil Finlay; Stephen E.
Fabian’s Ladies and Legends, Stephen E. Fabian;
Dreamquests: The Art of Don Maitz, Don Maitz;
Tolkien’s World: Paintings of Middle-Earth;
SHORT TAKE: Teacher’s Guide to Accompany
the Norton Book of Science Fiction, Brian
Attebery.
Reviews by Russell Letson:………………………… 25
Wanderer, Donald McQuinn; Impossible Things,
Connie Willis; The Aliens of Earth, Nancy Kress.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:…………… 29
MagicNet, John DeChancie; A Whisper of Time,
Paula E. Downing; Voyager, Diana Gabaldon;
The Wizard King, Julie Dean Smith; The Case of
the Toxic Spell Dump, Harry Turtledove; The
Wolf of Winter, Paula Volsky; Lost Magic, Berthe
Amoss; A Taste of Smoke, Marion Dane Bauer; A
Brush With Magic, William J. Brook; Witch’s
Fire, Beverly Butler; Green Willow’s Secret,
Eileen Dunlop; The Twilight of Magic, Hugh
Lofting; Others See Us, William Sleator; The
Ghost Fox, Laurence Yep.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:………………….31
The Night Inside, Nancy Baker; King of the
Grey, Richard A. Knaak; Songs of Chaos, S.N.
Lewitt; Empire of the Eagle, Andre Norton &
Susan Shwartz; Traitors, Kristine Kathryn Rusch;
The Circus of the Earth and Air, Brooke Stevens;
Demons and Shadows: The Ghostly Best of Robert
Westall, Robert Westall.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
1993 World Fantasy Convention………………….34
INTERNATIONAL SF
Maison dAilleurs: A House of Elsewhere……..40
LISTINGS
Magazines Received — November……………….41
Books Received — November……………………..42
British Books — October……………………………. 52
Bestsellers…………………………………………………. 58
OBITUARIES
Anthony Burgess…………………………………………60
Appreciation by Brian Aldiss……………………60
Appreciation by John Clute……………………..61
William C. Brinkley…………………………………….61
A c e …………………………………….. 16,67
A v o n …………………………………………..2
B aen……………………………… 14,20,30
Bantam………………………………. 32,33
Clarion…………………………………….. 47
Clarion W e s t……………………………47
Classified A d s …………………………55
INDEX TO ADS
L.W. Currey, Inc……………………… 43
DC Comics……………………………… 12
Del R e y ……………………………… 18,26
First Books…………………………….. 44
Harcourt Brace ……………………….53
Interzone………………………………… 57
L o c u s ……………………………………… 66
Carl Lundgren………………………… 45
Pomegranate…………………………. 27
Putnam…………………………………….46
T o r…………………………………. 10,22,68
The Unifont Company…………… 41
W a rn e r…………………………………… 28
Locus s ta f f …………………………. (KH)1
Peter S tra u b ……………………….. (BG)1
Tim P owe rs ………………………… (BG)1
Peter S traub……………………….. (BG)4
Tim P owe rs ………………………… (BG)5
David G em m e ll…………………. (MM)8
Bob Shaw, Brian A ldis s ……… (BG)8
Jane Lindskold…………………(CNB)8
Emma Bull, Will Shetterly……(BG)8
Ross Thomas………………….. (CNB)9
K.D. Wentworth………………………(F)9
Michaela Roe s sn e r…………. (CNB)9
Bruce Sterling …………………. (CNB)9
Josephine Zoretich, Scott Welch(F)9
John C row ley ………………… (CNB)34
World Fantasy Committee .. (BG)35
Basil Copper, Neil Gaiman, Roger
Zelazny, Poul Anderson … (BG)35
Jack C a d y ……………………… (CNB)35
Richard Curtis,
Jennifer Hershey…………(CNB)35
Basil C o p p e r……………………. (BG)35
Roger Z e la z n y …………………. (BG)35
Jeanne C ave lo s ………………..(BG)35
Joe Haldeman………………….. (BG)35
Peter S traub………………………(BG)35
PHOTO LISTING
Tim Powe rs ……………………….(BG)35
Poul Anderson ………………….(BG)35
Greg K e tte r……………………….(BG)35
Dennis Etchison………………..(BG)35
Tomi Lewis, Doug L ew is …..(BG)35
Poppy Z. Brite, Dan Simmons (BG)35
Neil Gaiman, David Hartwell,
Harlan E llison …………………(BG)35
Darrell Schweitzer, Ellen Datlow, Kij
Johnson, Lisa Goldstein… (BG)36
Don Maitz, Neil Gaiman, Kij Johnson,
Terri W indling …………………(BG)36
L. Sprague de Camp,
Catherine Crook de Camp (BG)36
Poppy Z. B rite ………………….. (BG)36
Alan Clark, Rick Lieder,
Jill Bauman……………………..(BG)36
Ricia Mainhardt, Brian Lumley (BG)36
Gene Wolfe, Harlan Ellison . (BG)36
Midori Snyder, Charles Vess(CNB)36
Lynn Gauger,
Karl Edward W a g ne r…….. (BG)36
Lorraine Garland, Emma Bull(BG)36
Tim Powers, Ellen Kushner,
Delia Sherman ……………….(BG)36
Joan D. Vinge, John Silbersack (BG)36
John M. F o rd ……………………..(BG)36
Ellen Datlow, Richard Curtis (BG)36
Stephen R. Donaldson,
Patricia A. McKillip………….(BG)36
Gene Wolfe, Gordon Van Gelder, David
Hartwell, Harlan Ellison …. (BG)37
Terri Windling, Greer llene Gilman,
Will Shetterly, David Drake,
Matthew P a llam a ry ………. (BG)37
Mickey Zucker Reichert,
Joe Haldeman………………..(BG)37
Tim Powers, Cecelia Holland,
John Crowley, Lois Tilton,
Esther F rie s n e r…………….. (BG)37
Diana Sharpies …………………(BG)37
Ru Emerson, Josepha Sherman,
Jan Stirling ……………………. (BG)37
Kathe Koja, Pat LoBrutto…..(BG)37
Gerald Brom………………………(BG)37
Paul S. C lif t ……………………….(BG)37
Charles V e s s …………………… (BG)37
Terry Bisson………………………. (JJ)39
Maison d’Allleurs …………….. (JLT)40
Anthony B u rg e s s …………………(F)60
PHOTO CREDITS: (KH) Karen Haber, (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (MM) M ike Moir; (JJ) Jane Jewell,
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