Table of Contents, May 1996

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
May 1996 Issue #424 Vol. 36 No. 5
29th Year of Publication 17-Time Hugo Winner
MAIN STORIES
1996 Hugo Awards Nominations/7 1995 Nebula Awards Winners/8
Bram Stoker Awards Nominees/8 Vintage Bester/8
1996 World Fantasy Awards Judges/8 1995 Philip K. Dick Award/8
1995 Tiptree Awards/8 McAuley Wins Clarke Award/9
Aboriginal Resurrected/9 Wells Invention Revealed/9 Sten Big in Russia/9
THE DATA FILE
Announcements/9 Readings & Signings/9 Awards News/9
Court Cases/67 On-Line News/67 Financial News/67 Book News/68
INTERVIEWS
Bruce Sterling: Unstable Networks/4
Sharon Shinn: Religion & Romance/6
CONVENTIONS
Seventeenth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts/36
INTERNATIONAL
Photo Story: Fantastic Europe/11 SF in Russia/40 SF in Brazil/42
SF in Sweden/42 SF in the Czech Republic/43
OBITUARIES
Richard Condon/66 Derrick White/66
Evangeline Walton: An Appreciation by Diana L. Paxson/66
Bob Shaw: An Appreciation by Margaret Tout/66
LISTINGS
Convention Listings/44 Magazines Received: March/46
Books Received: March/47 British Books: February/58 Bestsellers/64
Photo Listing/74 Index to Ads/74
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing/10 QuotePage/33
Locus Letters/66 Editorial Matters/67
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly /1 3
Asimov’s 6/96; F&SF 4/96, F&SF 5/96; Interzone 3/96;
Crank! No. 6; Aboriginal SF Spring ’96; On Spec Spring
’96; Playboy 4/96.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe /1 7
Gibbon’s Decline and Fall, Sheri S. Tepper; Firestar,
Michael F. Flynn; Higher Education, Charles Sheffield
& Jerry Pournelle; Cosmic Engineers: A Study of Hard
Science Fiction, Gary Westfahl; War of the Worlds:
Global Dispatches, Kevin J. Anderson, ed.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
Walking the Labyrinth, Lisa Goldstein; Lunatics,
Bradley Denton; Panda Ray, Michael Kandel; Serial
Killer Days, David Prill; Archangel, Sharon Shinn; The
Warrior Returns, Allan Cole; Feet of Clay, Terry
Pratchett; Memory Seed, Stephen Palmer.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 25
The Green Mile #2: The Mouse on the Mile, Stephen
King; Prototype, Brian Hodge; Bad Intentions, Norman
Partridge; Midnight Promises, Richard T. Chizmar;
SHORT TAKE: The Lost World, Michael Crichton.
Reviews by Shira Daemon / 29
Gibbon’s Decline & Fall, Sheri S. Tepper; Signs of
Life, Cherry Wilder; Mainline, Deborah Christian; A
Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin; Dreamfall,
Joan D. Vinge.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 31
Exile’s Song, Marion Zimmer Bradley; The Dream
Warrior, D.J. Conway; Kipton in Wonderland, Charles
L. Fontenay; Deathstalker Rebellion, Simon R. Green;
The Boy with Paper Wings, Susan Lowell; Dusk
Before Dawn, Mickee Madden; Feet of Clay, Terry
Pratchett; The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman; The
Serpent Garden, Judith Merkle Riley; The Night the
Heads Came, William Sleator; Hunter’s Death,
Michelle West.
More Short Reviews by Monica Simmons / 58
Mainline, Deborah Christian; Killjoy, Elizabeth Forrest;
Crota, Owl Goingback; Man O’ War, William Shatner.
CHARLES N. BROWN
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
MARIANNE S. JABLON
Managing Edi tor
FAREN C. MILLER
CAROLYN F. CUSHMAN
Edi tor s
KIRSTEN GONG-WONG
Assistant Edi tor
MONICA A. SIMMONS
Editorial As s i s tant
EDWARD BRYANT
SHIRA DAEMON
MARK R. KELLY
RUSSELL LETSON
GARY K. WOLFE
Cont r ibuting Edi tor s
WILLIAM G. CONTENTO
Special Projects
BETH GWINN
Ph o to g r ap h e r
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