Table of Contents, September 1999

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September 1999 Issue 464 Vol. 43 No.3
32nd Year of Publication 20-Time Hugo Winner
1999 World Fantasy Awards Nominations/9 Baker & Taylor Reorganizes/10
Wizards to Drop TSR Name/10 Mythopoeic Awards Winners/10
Marvel Tie-Ins Suspended/10
Stephenson Web Note Leads to Book/11 Carol Closes Doors/11
SFWA Offers Junior Membership/11 Announcements/11 Call for Papers/82
Readings & Signings/82 Legal News/82 Awards News/82 Book News/83
Financial News/83 Rights/83 Publications Received/83 Catalogs Received/83
A Visit with Sir Arthur C. Clarke/6
Patrick O’Leary: Birdsongs/8
Locus Survey Results/54
SF in Cuba/42 SF in Brazil/46 SF in Russia/47
Awards at I-Con 18/9 Wiscon Poets’ Frolics/10
Canadian Book Launch/11 Scenes from a New Mexico Workshop/82
Jerry Yulsman/80 William Targ/80 George (“Lan”) Laskowski/80
Marjii Ellers/80 Charles “Chuch” Harris/80 Andrew Brown/80
Forthcoming Books/32 International Books & Magazines Received/48
British Forthcoming Books/50 Magazines Received: July/58
Books Received: July/59 British Books:June/70 Conventions/73
Bestsellers/78 Photo Listing/86 Index to Ads/86
People & Publishing/12 Locus Letters/80 Editorial Matters/81
Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly / 15
Artemis Spring ’00; Interzone 7/99; Interzone 8/99;
F&SF 8/99; Asimov’s 8/99; Event Horizon 7/99.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
Ender’s Shadow, Orson Scott Card; Teranesia, Greg
Egan; A Good Old-Fashioned Future, Bruce Sterling;
Saucer Wisdom, Rudy Rucker; SHORT TAKES:
Aniara: A Review of Man in Time and Space, Harry
Martinson; Satan is a Mathematician: Poems of the
Weird, Surreal, and Fantastic, Keith Allen Daniels;
Sixty Odd: New Poems, Ursula K. Le Guin.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Salman Rushdie;
Ender’s Shadow, Orson Scott Card; Lord of the Fire
Lands, Dave Duncan; A Red Heart of Memories,
Nina Kiriki Hoffman; SHORT TAKES’. Elementals, A.S.
Byatt; The Plato Papers, Peter Ackroyd; The Thorn
Boy, Storm Constantine.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 23
Hearts in Atlantis, Stephen King.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 25
Limbo Lodge, Joan Aiken; Obernewtyn, Isobelle Carmody;
Dragonfly, Frederic S. Durbin; Phylogenesis,
Alan Dean Foster; Exile, Anne Logston; I Was a Rat!…
or The Scarlet Slippers, Philip Pullman; The Stone
War, Madeleine E. Robins; Aramaya, Jane Routley;
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K.
Rowling; The Fathergod Experiment, L.A. Taylor;
Otherland: Mountain of Black Glass, Tad Williams.
Short Reviews by Jonathan Strahan / 29
Penumbra, Eric Brown; The Engines of Dawn, Paul
Cook; Time Future, Maxine McArthur; The Borders
of Life, G.A. Kathryns; Liquid Gold: Book 2 of the
Mocklore Chronicles, Tansy Rayner Roberts; The
Prodigal Sun, Sean Williams & Shane Dix.
Locus Looks at Art Books:
Reviews by Karen Haber / 33
Francis Bacon A Retrospective, Dennis Farr; Maxfield
Parrish 1870-1966, Sylvia Yount; Soft as Steel, The
Art of Julie Bell, Nigel Suckling; SHORT TAKES: Tibet:
Through the Red Box, Peter Sis; The Book of
Sea Monsters, Bob Eggleton & Nigel Suckling.
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