Table of Contents, February 1998

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CHARLES N. BROWN
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MARIANNE S. JABLON
Managing Editor
FAREN C. MILLER
CAROLYN F. CUSHMAN
KIRSTEN GONG-WONG
Edi tors
EDWARD BRYANT
MARK R. KELLY
RUSSELL LETSON
GARY K. WOLFE
Contributing Editors
JONATHAN STRAHAN
Visiting Editor
WILLIAM G. CONTENTO
Spec ial Projects
BETH GWINN
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
February 1998 Issue 445 Vol. 40 No. 2
31 st Year of Publication 19-Time Hugo Winner
MAIN STORIES
Analog, Asimov’s Change Format a Little/8 Clarke Knighted/8
1997 Clarke Award Nominees/8 SFWA Forms Byline Ethics Committee/8
1997 Philip K. Dick Award Nominees/8 1997 Nebula Preliminary Ballot/8
Hugo Nominating Ballot Available/9 1997 Chain Bestsellers/9
1998 World Fantasy Awards Judges/9
THE DATA FILE
Rushdie Redux/9 Announcements/9 Call For Papers/9
Readings & Signings/9 Legal Matters/73 Financial News/73
Publishing News/73 Awards News/73 Contest News/74
Book News/74 Magazine News/74 Convention Notes/74
Rights & Options/74 Online Update/74 Multi-Media Received/74
Publications Received/74 Catalogs Received/75
INTERVIEWS
Vonda N. McIntyre: To Hollywood and Beyond/4
Vincent Di Fate: The Art of the Future/6
1997: THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Recommended Reading by: Charles N. Brown/28 Gary K. Wolfe/29
Faren Miller/33 Russell Letson/33 John Clute/36
Edward Bryant/36 Carolyn Cushman/38 Jonathan Strahan/40
Gardner Dozois/40 Mark R. Kelly/41
1997 Recommended Reading List/42
1997 Book Summary/45
1997 Magazine Summary/48
PHOTO STORY
This is the Book(s),This is the Cover…/74
OBITUARIES
Shin’ichi Hoshi/72 Kjell Borgstrom/72
LISTINGS
Magazines Received: December/51
Books Received: December/54 British Books: November/64
Bestsellers/70 Photo Listing/82 Index to Ads/82
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing/10 Locus Letters/72 Editorial Matters/72
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly /1 3
Playboy 1 /98; Interzone 12/97; Omni Online 12/97; John
Kessel, The Pure Product; Analog 2/98; SF Age 1/98;
F&SF 1/98; Asimov’s 3/98.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe /1 5
A Scientific Romance, Ronald Wright; The Troika,
Stepan Chapman; Jack Faust, Michael Swanwick;
Prayer-Cushions of the Flesh, Robert Irwin; The
Moon Maid and Other Fantastic Adventures, R.
Garcia y Robertson.
Reviews by Faren Miller /1 7
Dying For It, Gardner Dozois, ed.; Where the Children
Cry, Jenny Jones; In the Garden of Iden, Kage
Baker; Ports of Call, Jack Vance; The Claus Effect,
David Nickle & Karl Schroeder.
Reviews by Russell Letson /1 9
Dinosaur Summer, Greg Bear; Maximum Light,
Nancy Kress.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 21
One Day Closer to Death, Bradley Denton; Fear Nothing,
Dean Koontz; Hot Blood: Crimes of Passion,
Jeff Gelb & Michael Garrett, eds.; Terminal Frights,
Ken Abner, ed.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 23
Voices of Chaos, A.C. Crispin & Ru Emerson; Shards
of a Broken Crown, Raymond E. Feist; Commitment
Hour, James Alan Gardner; Hand of Prophecy, Severna
Park; Illegal Alien, Robert J. Sawyer; The Godmother’s
Web, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough; Iron Dawn, Matthew
Woodring Stover; Empire of the Ants, Bernard Werber.
Short Reviews by Jonathan Strahan / 25
The Fear Principle, B.A. Chepaitis; Signal to Noise,
Eric S. Nylund; Kirinyaga, Mike Resnick; The Arbitrary
Placement of Walls, Martha Soukup; Polymorph,
Scott Westerfeld
LOCUS February 1998 / 3