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July 1998 Issue 450 Vol. 41 No. 1
31 st Year of Publication 19-Time Hugo Winner
CHARLES N. BROWN
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
MARIANNE S. JABLON
MARK R. KELLY
FAREN C. MILLER
CAROLYN F. CUSHMAN
GARY K. WOLFE
WILLIAM G. CONTENTO
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Author Arrested in Bolivia/8 Russell Wins Clarke Award/8
Stoker Awards/8 BDD/Random Merger OK’d/8
THE DATA FILE
Portable E-Books Coming Soon/9 Coming Events/9 Worldcon Woes/9
Riggio Attacks ABA/9 Announcements/9 Readings & Signings/9
Awards News/68 International Awards/68 Legal News/68
Finanacial News/68 Magazine News/69
Book News/69 Online Bookselling/69
Market News/69 Rights & Options/69
Stephen Baxter: Future Dilemmas/4
Tricia Sullivan: Facing the Music/6
1998 World Horror Convention/38
1998 BookExpo America/39
SF in France: Galaxiales ’98/41
Alan D. Williams/66 Alan D. Williams: An Appreciation by Stephen King/66
Wolf Mankowitz/66 Hammond Innes/66 Dame Catherine Cookson/66
Ardis Waters/66 Wally Gonser/66 Mary Elizabeth Grenander/66
Roy Walter Burgess/66 DEATH ANNOUNCED: Alfred Saunders/66
Convention Listings/44 Magazines Received: May/46
Books Received: May/47 British Books:April/59
Bestsellers/64 Photo Listing/74 Index to Ads/74
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing/10 Locus Letters/67 Editorial Matters/67
The Truman Show by Gary K. Wolfe/35
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly /1 5
F&SF 6/98; Interzone 5/98; This is the Year Zero, Andrew
Weiner (two stories); One Day Closer to Death,
Bradley Denton (one story).
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe /1 9
Six Moon Dance, Sheri S. Tepper; Darwinia, Robert
Charles Wilson; Brown Girl in the Ring, Nalo
Hopkinson; Full Tide of Night, J.R. Dunn; Accidental
Creatures, Anne Harris.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 23
The Iron Bridge, David Morse; Kirinya, Ian McDonald;
Land of the Golden Clouds, Archie Weller; Girl in
Landscape, Jonathan Lethem; Inhuman Beings, Jerry
Jay Carroll; Cocaine Nights, J.G. Ballard; SHORT
TAKE: Kissing the Beehive, Jonathan Carroll.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 27
The Centurion’s Empire, Sean McMullen; Factoring
Humanity, Robert J. Sawyer; Starswarm, Jerry
Pournelle; O Pioneer!, Frederik Pohl.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 29
The Exit at Toledo Blade Boulevard, Jack Ketchum;
Five Worlds #3: Return, Al Sarrantonio; SHORT
TAKES: Horror:The 100 Best Books, Stephen Jones
& Kim Newman, eds.; Curse of the Magazine Killers,
Gary Jonas; Expiry Date, Carol Anne Davis; The Case
of the Police Officer’s Cock Ring and the Piano
Player Who Had No Fingers, Ed Lee & John Pelan.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 31
The Door Through Washington Square, Elaine
Bergstrom; The Sum of All Men aka The Runelords,
David Farland; Holiday in Death, J.D. Robb; The Compass
of the Soul, Sean Russell; The Islander, Cynthia
Rylant; Heroes Die, Matthew Woodring Stover; The
Flesh, the Blood, and the Fire, S.A. Swiniarski; Echoes
of Honor, David Weber; Fool’s Joust, Crystal Wood.
Short Reviews by Preston Grassmann / 33
Full Tide of Night, J.R. Dunn; Deepdrive, Alexander
Jablokov; Earth Made of Glass, John Barnes; Berserkers:
The Beginning, Fred Saberhagen; Girl in
Landscape, Jonathan Lethem.
LOCUS July 1998 / 3