Table of Contents, January 1996

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M a i n S t o r i e s
From Sandman to Neverwhere 8
Wizards Cuts Staff, Books,
G am e s …………………………. 8
Cheltenham Literary Festival… 8
T h e D a ta F il e
Clarke Exhibit Opens……………. 9
Award News……………………….9
Reading & S ignings……………… 9
Announcements…………………..9
Call for Papers…………………… 9
Financial News……………………9
Publishing News…………………. 9
Bookstore News…………………67
Magazine News………………….68
On-Line News…………………… 68
Multi-Media Update……………..68
Market Update………………….. 68
Rights & Options……………….. 68
Publications Received…………. 68
Catalogs Received………………68
INDEX TO ADS
A c e …………………. 30
Avon……………….. . 14
Baen………. 4,16,22,73
Bantam………….46,47
Clarion W est………. 60
Classified A d s ………61
DAW………………… 26
Del R e y …………….. 71
Grolier Electronic
Publications…….. 34
HarperPaperbacks 36,37
HarperSanFrancisco. 51
Barry R. Levin………69
Lo cu s …………… 50,74
Odyssey……………. 53
The Reader’s C h a ir … 52
Tachyon Publications 20
Tesseract B oo k s …… 12
Tor……………..2,18,28
Warner…………….. 75
White Wolf……….24,76
January 1996
Table of Contents vol . 36 no. 1
Locus Looks a t Books
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Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly:
Omni Online 11/95,12/95; F&SF 12/95; Interzone
11/95, 12/95; Playboy 12/95; Asimov’s 1/96.
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Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe:
The Dechronization of Sam Magruder, George
I n t e r v iew s
C.J. Cherryh:
Lightning Strikes……………….. 5
Paul J. McAuley:
Information Density
& Fairy D us t…………………….. 6
P h o t o S t o r i es
Women’s SF in China………….. 11
Russians Reach Elephant Butte . 70
SF Writers Beat the Weather…..70
O b i tu a r ie s
Robertson Davies………………. 66
Adam Wisniewski-Snerg………. 66
Andrew Nelson Lytle…………… 66
Patricia Casort Vardeman……… 66
Happy Holidays
and a
J oyous
New Year!
C o nv en t ions
1995 World Fantasy Convention. 38
International
SF in Finland……………………..43
SF in the Czech Republic……… 43
SF in Bulgaria…………………… 43
SF in Australia………………….. 44
SF in Slovenia…………………… 45
L i s t in g s
International Books and
Magazines Received…………. 41
Magazines Received – November 48
Books Received – November… 49
British Books – October……….59
Bestsellers………………………. 64
Photo Listing……………………..74
C o I u m n s & D e p a r t m e n t s
People & Publishing…………….10
QuotePage………………………. 35
Editorial Matters…………………66
Gaylord Simpson; Pastwatch: The Redemption
of Christopher Columbus, Orson Scott Card; An
Exaltation of Larks, Robert Reed; Animal Planet,
Scott Bradfield; Alien Horizons: The Fantastic
Art of Bob Eggleton; The Humanoids, Jack Williamson;
SHORT TAKE: Isaac Asimov: An Annotated
Bibliography of the Asimov Collection
at Boston University, Scott E. Green.
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Reviews by Faren Miller:
Hawkwood’s Voyage, Paul Kearney; Pastwatch:
The Redemption of Christopher Columbus,
Orson Scott Card; Vivia, Tanith Lee; Stainless,
Todd Grimson; Cetaganda, Lois McMaster
Bujold; SHORT TAKE: “ Uses of Music in Uttermost
Parts”, Elinor Armer (music) & Ursula K. Le
Guin (text).
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Reviews by Russell Letson:
The Unknown Soldier, Sean Williams & Shane
Dix; An Exaltation of Larks, Robert Reed;
Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance, Harry Turtledove.
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Reviews by Edward Bryant:
The Between, Tananarive Due; Little Deaths,
Ellen Datlow, ed.; Bleeding in the Eye of a Brainstorm,
George C. Chesbro; SHORT TAKES:
Spyder, Norman Partridge; Out There in the
Darkness, Ed Gorman; Ancient One, P.D. Cacek.
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Reviews by Shira Daemon:
Looking for the Mahdi, N. Lee Wood; North
Wind, Gwyneth Jones; Intersections – The Sycamore
Hill Anthology, John Kessel, Mark L. Van
Name & Richard Butner, eds.; Killing Me Softly,
Gardner Dozois, ed.; SHORT TAKE: The Tough
Guide to Fantasyland, Diana Wynne Jones.
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Short Reviews by
Carolyn Cushman:
Dragons Can Only Rust, Chyrs Cymri; The Cup
of Morning Shadows, Rosemary Edghill; The
Lunatic Cafe, Laurell K. Hamilton; Enchanted
Forest, Katharine Kerr & Martin H. Greenberg,
eds.; Princess Nevermore, Dian Curtis Regan;
The Color of Distance, Amy Thomson; ROMANCE
ROUND-UP: Masque of the Swan,
Rebecca Ashe; Dangerous Joy, Jo Beverley; The
Vampire Viscount, Karen Harbaugh; Gwen’s
Christmas Ghost, Lynn Kerstan & Alicia Rasley;
The Door Ajar, Joan Overfield.
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