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TABLE OF CONTENTS
November 1996 Issue 430 Vol. 37 No. 5
29th Year of Publication 18-Time Hugo Winner
Rusch to Leave F&SF/8 Rumors of Putnam Sale/8 Avon SF Hiatus/8
Stout New Del Rey Consultant/8 Zebra Drops Horror/8
Clarion Call West/8 Author’s Registry Issues First Royalties/9
Penguin Flyer Hoax/9 Plans for US Copyright Superagency on Hold/9
THE DATA FILE
Paper Tiger Bankruptcy/9 Multi-Media SF Talk Shows/9
Richard Evans Fund/9 Publishing News/9 Readings & Signings/72
Announcements/73 Call for Papers/73 Financial News/73
Bookstore News/73 Book News/73 Rights/73 Award News/73
International Award News/73 Contest News/73 Market Update/73
Online News/74 Multi-Media Update/74 Multi-Media Received/74
Publications Received/74 Catalogs Received/74
Robert Silverberg: Farewell to the Future/6
CONVENTION REPORTS: L.A.CON III
General Report/34 Marianne Jablon/36 Russell Letson/36
Masquerade Awards/38 Art Show Awards/43 Marina Fitch/45
Mark Budz/45 Mark R. Kelly/45 Edward Bryant/75
Eleanor Butler Cameron/70
Eleanor Cameron’s Mushroom Planet: An Appreciation by Marianne Jablon/70
Eric Arne Carlson/70
Convention Listings/48 Magazines Received: September/52
Books Received: September/53 British Books: August/63 Bestsellers/68
Photo Listing/78 Index to Ads/78
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing/10 Locus Letters/70 Editorial Matters/71
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly / 13
F&SF 10-11/96; Interzone 9/96; Crank! #7, Summer/96.
Reviews by Gary K. W olfe/17
Voyage, Stephen Baxter; Visions of Wonder: The
Science Fiction Research Association Reading Anthology,
David G. Hartwell & Milton T. Wolf, eds.;
Spares, Michael Marshall Smith; The Wall of the Sky,
the Wall of the Eye, Jonathan Lethem.
Reviews by Faren Miller /1 9
Fair Peril, Nancy Springer; Top Dog, Jerry Jay Carroll;
The War Amongst the Angels, Michael Moorcock;
Automated Alice, Jeff Noon; Hogfather, Terry
Pratchett; Minor Arcana, Diana Wynne Jones.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 21
Night Lamp, Jack Vance; Beggars Ride, Nancy Kress;
Hard Questions, Ian Watson.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 23
The Lost, Jonathan Aycliffe; Gahan Wilson’s The Ultimate
Haunted House, Nancy A. Collins, ed.; V is
for Vampire, David J. Skal; The City on the Edge of
Forever, Harlan Ellison.
Reviews by Shira Daemon / 27
Godmother Night, Rachel Pollack; Unknown Regions,
Robert Holdstock; The Lord of the Vampires,
Jeanne Kalogrid is; The Time of Feasting, Mick
Farren; Raven, S.A. Swiniarski; SHORT TAKES: The
Lost, Jonathan Aycliffe.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman /31
Witchlight, Marion Zimmer Bradley; Groogleman,
Debra Doyle & James D. Macdonald; Voices of Hope,
David Feintuch; The Abracadabra Kid, Sid
Fleischman; Bloody Bones, Laurell K. Hamilton; A
Midsummer’s Nightmare, Garry Kilworth; The Western
King, Ann Marston; Fire Margins, Lisanne
Norman; Margaret, Frank and Andy, Cynthia Rylant;
Otherland: City of Golden Shadow, Tad Williams.
Key to Cover Photos
A: James White, Connie Willis; B: Roger Corman; C: Takumi & Sachiko Shibano;
D: Neal Stephenson; E: Masquerade – Best in Show; F: Charles N. Brown; G:
Marriott; H: Hilton. Photo Credits: A, F, G, H by Beth Gwinn; C, D by Jane Jewell;
B by Dave Clark; E by Danny Low.
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