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TABLE OF CONTENTS
May 1998 Issue 448 Vol. 40 No. 5
31 st Year of Publication 19-Time Hugo Winner
1998 Hugo Awards Nominations/7 Clarke Vindicated in Sri Lanka/8
Omni Online Folds/8 Stoker Awards Nominees/8
Publishers Weekly 1997 Bestsellers/8
Chapman Wins Philip K. Dick Award/8
Bertelsmann Buys Random House/9 ABA Sues Chains/9
THE DATA FILE
After Omni – Event Horizon/9 Uneasy Lies the Crown/9
Electronic Rights vs .Heavy Metal/9
Waterstone’s SF/F Promotion/9 Announcements/9
Readings & Signings/55 BSFA Awards/55
Awards News/55 Worldcons Update/55 Legal News/55
Financial News/60 Bookstore News/61
Rights & Options/61 Market News/61
Peter F. Hamilton: Painting Big/4
Joan Aiken: Wolves and Alternate Worlds/6
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts/32
Alex Schomburg: An Appreciation by Algis Budrys/58
The Great American Artist by Steve Duin/58
Edward B. Irving, Jr./59
Convention Listings/37 Magazines Received: March/39
Books Received: March/42 British Books: February/51
Bestsellers/56 Photo listing/66 Index to Ads/66
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing/10 Locus Letters/59 Editorial Matters/60
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly /1 3
Asimov’s 6/98; F&SF 4/98; More Amazing Stories,
Kim Mohan, ed.; Omni Online 2/98; Omni Online 3/98.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe /1 7
Moonfall, Jack McDevitt; Flanders, Patricia Anthony;
Pulp Culture: The Art of Fiction Magazines, Frank
M. Robinson & Lawrence Davidson; The Dreams Our
Stuff is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered
the World, Thomas M. Disch; Fantasy: The Liberation
of Imagination, Richard Mathews.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
Dawn Song, Michael Marano; Brown Girl in the Ring,
Nalo Hopkinson; Tesseracts6, Robert J. Sawyer &
Carolyn Clink, eds.; Komarr, Lois McMaster Bujold;
Juniper, Gentian, and Rosemary, Pamela Dean; Slow
Chocolate Autopsy, lain Sinclair & Dave McKean; A
Hunger in the Soul, Mike Resnick; SHORT TAKE: Fire
Angels, Jane Routley.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 25
Earth Made of Glass, John Barnes; Illegal Alien,
Robert J. Sawyer.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 27
The Good Children, Kate Wilhelm; Dawn Song,
Michael Marano; The Crow: The Lazarus Heart, Poppy
Z. Brite; SHORT TAKES: Kaki, S.P. Somtow; Red Star,
John Shirley and the Panther Moderns; Burning Up
the Jade, Curse of Horseflesh.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 29
Komarr, Lois McMaster Bujold; For the Time Being,
Marie Desjardin; Carnivores of Light and Darkness,
Alan Dean Foster; Stardust, Neil Gaiman & Charles
Vess; Burnt Offerings, Laurell K. Hamilton; The Secret
of Platform 13, Eva Ibbotson; Dragon’s Winter,
Elizabeth A. Lynn; Waking in Dreamland, Jody Lynn
Nye; Signal to Noise, Eric S. Nylund; The Death of
the Necromancer, Martha Wells.
Cover photo: l to r, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, President Kumaratunga of Sri Lanka, Prince Charles
LOCUS May 1998/3