Table of Contents, October 1997

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CHARLES N. BROWN
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
MARIANNE S. JABLON
Managing Editor
FAREN C. MILLER
CAROLYN F. CUSHMAN
Editors
KIRSTEN GONG-WONG
Assistant Editor
EDWARD BRYANT
MARK R. KELLY
RUSSELL LETSON
GARY K. WOLFE
Contributing Editors
JONATHAN STRAHAN
Visiting Editor
WILLIAM G. CONTENTO
Special Projects
BETH GWINN
Photographer
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
October 1997 Issue 441 Vol. 39 No. 4
30th Year of Publication 19-Time Hugo Winner
MAIN STORIES
1997 Hugo Awards Winners/7
Spinrad for a Dollar/8 LoneStarCon 2/8 HarperCollins Update/8
“Fear Street” Moves to Golden/8 1996 Chesley Awards Winners/8
THE DATA FILE
HWA Election Results/9 Fantasy Auctions/9
Worldcons Updated/9 Announcements/9
Legal News/9 Readings & Signings/9
Awards News/9 Financial News/69
Online News/69 Rights & Options/69
Multi-Media Received/69 Publications Received/69
INTERVIEWS
Elizabeth A. Lynn: A New Spring/4
Jonathan Lethem: Breeding Hybrids in the Genre Garden/6
SPECIAL
Complete Hugo Voting/30
1997 Hugo Awards Ceremony/32
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
1997 Beijing International Conference on Science Fiction
Report by Charles N. Brown/39 Report by Wu Yan/40
China ’97 by Elizabeth Anne Hull/43 Two Weeks in China by James Gunn/43
OBITUARIES
Judith Merril/66 Carl Jacobi/66 Julieta de Godoy Ladeira/67
Donald I. Fine/67 Samuel Peeples/67 John Elliot/67
LISTINGS
Magazines Received:August/44 Books Received:August/45
British Books: July/57 Bestsellers/64 Photo Listing/74 Index to Ads/74
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing/10 Locus Letters/67 Editorial Matters/68
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Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly /1 3
Asimov’s 10-11/97; Analog 10/97; Analog 11/97; SF
Age 9/97; Interzone 7/97, Interzone 8/97; F&SF 9/97.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe /1 7
Titan, Stephen Baxter; Vacuum Diagrams, Stephen
Baxter; Toward the End of Time, John Updike; The
Gift, Patrick O’Leary; Boddekker’s Demons, Joe
Clifford Faust.
Reviews by Faren Miller /1 9
The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass, Stephen King;
Violin, Anne Rice; Ever:The War in the Waste, Felicity
Savage; Nymphomation, Jeff Noon; Eating Memories,
Patricia Anthony.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 21
Forever Peace, Joe Haldeman; Dreaming Metal,
Melissa Scott.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 23
The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass, Stephen King;
The Throne of Bones, Brian McNaughton; Ceremony
in Death, J.D. Robb; The Widowmaker Reborn, Mike
Resnick; SHORT TAKE: Bad Chili, Joe R. Lansdale.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 25
The Harlequin’s Dance, Tom Arden; Drum Calls, Jo
Clayton; The Long Patrol, Brian Jacques; Deep Secret,
Diana Wynne Jones; The Wild Road, Gabriel
King; Four and Twenty Blackbirds, Mercedes Lackey;
Dragon Slayers’ Academy: The New Kid at School,
K.H. McMullan; Honor Harrington: In Enemy Hands,
David Weber.
Short Reviews by Jonathan Strahan / 27
Infinite Worlds: The Fantastic Visions of Science
Fiction Art, Vincent Di Fate; New Worlds, David
Garnett, ed.; Mars Underground, William K. Hartmann;
Lightpaths, Howard V. Hendrix; Sorcerers of
Majipoor, Robert Silverberg; Honor Harrington: In
Enemy Hands, David Weber.
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